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World Water Day Equity Panel & Discussion
March 22 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
In celebration of World Water Day, join the Colorado Water and Equity Partnership to discuss issues around water that affect some of the most vulnerable communities in Colorado. We’ll be hearing from expert speakers on indigenous water rights, urban water issues, and state policy opportunities. After the panel, stay for a discussion on how you can advocate for water justice in your community.
This event is hosted by the Water and Equity Partners – Frontline Farming and National Young Farmers Coalition, in partnership with Ekar Farms, Colorado Jewish Climate Action Network, Repair the World, and GreenLatinos.
Confirmed speakers are listed below and more to come soon!
Call-in information will be emailed to all registered participants the day of the event.
Ean Thomas Tafoya is active in Denver Public Affairs, Colorado Public Policy, and Federal Environmental Policy. He has worked for three branches of local government, worked at three levels of American government, run for Denver City Council, and has directed many local and state political races.
Currently, he serves as the Colorado State Director for GreenLatinos. Ean has received recognition for his work from both the Denver Regional Council of Governments, the Denver Regional Air Quality Council, and most recently was named a River Hero by the National River Network. He loves to dance whether it be at a concert or in politics! As Mr. Denver, a local music DJ and radio host, he uses the media to uplift locals in the community. Follow Ean @believeEan on all platforms.
Ean is a water protector that holds a B.A. in Political Science with a Minor in Native American Studies, a Water Studies Certificate, and Early Childhood Education Certificate from Metropolitan State University of Denver as well as a Horticultural Therapy Certificate for Colorado State University
Aaron Citron is a Senior Policy Advisor for The Nature Conservancy in Colorado. He leads the Conservancy’s state legislative and government relations efforts. Aaron received his B.A. in history from Emory University and his J.D. from The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. He is on the Colorado Water Congress board of directors and was appointed by Governor Polis to the Interbasin Compact Committee in February 2019.