Leadership, Environmental Justice, and Electric Vehicles with Antoine Thompson

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Welcome back to Environmental Professionals Radio, Connecting the Environmental Professionals Community Through Conversation, with your hosts Laura Thorne and Nic Frederick!

On today’s episode, we talk with Antoine Thompson, Executive Director of Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition about Leadership, Environmental Justice, and Electric Vehicles. Read his full bio below.

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1:52 Nic & Laura talk about never apologizing
8:47 Interview with Antoine Thompson Starts
10:45 Electric Vehicles
22:10 Environmental Justice
45:41 Leadership

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Connect with Antoine Thompson at https://www.linkedin.com/in/antoine-m-thompson-27139b4/

Guest Bio:
Antoine M. Thompson is the former National Executive Director of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) the largest organization of African-American real estate professionals in the United States. He is a partner with Creative PMO Solutions, a consulting firm that focuses on diversity, inclusion and advocacy work. He is also a licensed real estate agent with Mootry Murphy & Burgin Realty Group. Antoine is a staunch champion of fair-housing and community re-investment by local and national financial institutions. He has had a significant public service career in his hometown of Buffalo, New York. His positions have included election to the Buffalo Common Council where he authored the Buffalo’s Fair Housing Law and secured over $75 million for community development projects. He was elected to the New York State Senate in 2006 and 2008 and served as the Senate Deputy Majority Whip and Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Conversation and Co-Chair of the Senate Minority and Woman Business Enterprise Task Force. He authored the NYS MWBE Mentor/Protégé Law. He is a former delegate to the Democratic National Convention; and was a member of the 2004 Electoral College. Thompson currently serves on the Board of Unity 9 PAC. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and First Baptist Church of Glenarden. He serves on numerous boards, taskforces and working groups. In 2021, Antoine was ranked on the Swanepoel Power 200 list ranking of the most influential and powerful leaders and executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry.

Music Credits
Intro: Givin Me Eyes by Grace Mesa
Outro: Never Ending Soul Groove by Mattijs Muller

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