Sen. Cory Booker live conversation is feature of latest SBN livestream video production for

SBN’s latest livestream video production for NJ Spotlight includes a 20-minute live conversation between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and founding editor John Mooney.

The conversation was part of a June 30, 2020 virtual roundtable, “Economic Justice and Clean Energy in New Jersey,” which also featured a panel of experts and advocates for economic justice in underserved communities, including:

  • Dr. Nicky Sheats, Esq., Center for the Urban Environment, John S. Watson Institute for Public Policy, Thomas Edison State University; New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance
  • María Lopez-Nuñez, Deputy Director, Organizing and Advocacy, Ironbound Community Corporation
  • Ana Isabel Baptista, PhD, Chair of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Program, Assistant Professor, Professional Practice, Director, Tishman Environment & Design Center, The New School
  • Rick Thigpen, Senior Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, PSEG

The panel moderator was Tom Johnson, energy and environment reporter, NJ Spotlight.

You can watch the roundtable in the player below.


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