Diana Martinez Quintana and Dan Mathis Appear on Off-Kilter Podcast – Next100
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Diana Martinez Quintana and Dan Mathis Appear on Off-Kilter Podcast

Next100 policy entrepreneurs Diana Martinez Quintana and Dan Mathis shared about their work to put impacted people at the center of climate policy.

Next100 policy entrepreneurs Diana Martinez Quintana and Dan Mathis appeared on OFF-KILTER with Rebecca Vallas to discuss their work to change how climate policy is made in the United States, at the intersections of housing policy, immigration, and racial justice.

The podcast episode and show notes here and you can download the episode using your podcast application of choice.

For more from Diana, read her recent essay, “Climate Displacement Gives America the Opportunity to Improve the Record on Immigration” and follow her on Twitter @DianaYMartinezQ.

For more from Dan, check out his recent article, “Climate disasters are inevitable. Their disparate impacts—and our disparate responses to them—are not” and follow him on Twitter @dmathis_.

About the Authors

Diana Martinez Quintana Immigration

Diana is an immigrant rights and climate justice advocate, and a first-generation college graduate. At Next100, Diana works to enhance our immigration system to recognize climate migrants so that climate-displaced people have a pathway to relocate in a safe and dignified way. Diana draws on her experience as an undocumented youth in the Dream Act movement, where she first became politically active.

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Dan Mathis Housing + Design

Dan is a housing advocate working on advancing housing policy related to climate change and community engagement. He is a native Floridian, an HBCU graduate, and, prior to joining Next100, worked with an affordable housing coalition in Florida. At Next100, Dan draws on his lived experience growing up in a segregated coastal community to promote equity and justice in housing and climate planning.

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