Champions of Change
Kimberly Hill Knott serves as Senior Policy Manager at Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice, where she primarily directs state and federal policy initiatives. In 2011, Kimberly convened community, academic, government, and private stakeholders to form the Detroit Climate Action Collaborative (DCAC). Through DCAC, she is facilitating the development of the City of Detroit’s first comprehensive Climate Action Plan (CAP). Detroit’s CAP was spearheaded from Kimberly’s vision that forward-thinking climate protection initiatives must be considered to revitalize Detroit. Kimberly is leading the charge to accomplish this through DCAC’s primary goals: (1) to develop the city’s first CAP, documenting baseline greenhouse gas emissions from public and private sectors, and (2) to translate this information into actionable climate action strategies.