For Immediate Release: April 14th, 2021
Interfaith Power & Light Applauds Confirmation of White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nominee Brenda Mallory
Washington, DC– The U.S. Senate voted today to confirm White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair nominee Brenda Mallory.
In response, Interfaith Power & Light’s President Rev. Susan Hendershot released this statement:
“As people of faith and conscience, we are tasked with building a more just world—one that is in line with our calling to care for our neighbors and all of Creation. The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) will play an important role in ensuring that environmental justice is central in our nation’s plans to address climate change. Brenda Mallory’s confirmation is a step forward in making sure that economic, racial, and climate justice is a key consideration at CEQ, and we look forward to working alongside her and others at CEQ to advance this critical work.”
Interfaith Power & Light is a national nonprofit organization with 40 state affiliates and 22,000 congregations in all 50 states. IPL inspires and mobilizes people of faith and conscience to take bold and just action on climate change.