U.S. EPA Virtual Open House for Community, Equity and Resiliency

Event Date: 
November 6, 2023 to November 14, 2023

Join the U.S. EPA, starting November 6, for a Virtual Open House featuring engaging panel series discussions and fireside chats to explore the Inflation Reduction Act investments and other funding opportunities through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. These community-driven conversations on investments in environmental and climate justice are designed for communities, community-based partners, and potential grant applicants.

To register for each discussion and chat visit, go here.

Panel Sessions

  • Monday November 6 at 11:30 a.m. ET - No One Left Behind: The Climate Crisis in Rural Communities
  • Monday November 6 at 6:30 p.m. ET - Driving Community Success: Unleashing Potential with Technical Assistance
  • Tuesday, November 7 at 6:30 p.m. ET - Community-driven Change with Grants Opportunities
  • Wednesday, November 8 at 4:00 p.m. ET - Charging Ahead: Building Sustainable Communities with Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
  • Wednesday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m. ET - The Inflation Reduction Act: Youth and the Climate Crisis
  • Thursday, November 9 at 11:30 a.m. ET - Green Jobs, Diversity and Just Transition
  • Thursday, November 9 at 4:00 p.m. ET - Voyage to Justice: Navigating Equity at America’s Ports
  • Monday, November 13 at 11:30 a.m. - Uncovering the Challenges of Unincorporated Communities
  • Monday, November 13 at 4:00 p.m. - Building Stronger Futures: Indigenous Communities and the Inflation Reduction Act
  • Tuesday, November 14 at 11:30 a.m. ET - Community Engagement: Building Strong Communities Through Collaboration

Fireside Chats

  • Thursday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m. ET - Too Hot to Learn, Too Cold to Care
  • Tuesday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. ET - Fresh Air, Fresh Start: Redefining Health & Equity


These panels and fireside chats are part of a broader initiative — Community, Equity & Resiliency (CER). The initiative aims to help communities, especially those that are low-income and disadvantaged, navigate once-in-a lifetime financing and resources available to confront the climate crisis and reduce pollution.

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