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Today we are talking with Portland City Commissioner Carmen Rubio who made history as the first Latinx City Commissioner and oversees the historical climate justice ballot initiative. The Portland Clean Energy Fund was passed by voters 2 to 1; made possible by Black, Indigenous and people of color. Carmen talks about her journey to her elected position and about the importance of having people of color in public service and in leadership roles. Carmen and Portland are models for meeting the challenges of climate change through green jobs and safe homes for all residents, especially those who are on the frontlines of the climate crisis.