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Angie Liao

Research and Policy Development Associate


Liao is a Research and Policy Development Associate at the Climate Jobs Institute at Cornell University's ILR School.

Before coming to the Climate Jobs Institute, Liao practiced as a labor-side attorney and prior to that worked as a union organizer for AFT Michigan. She has a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A. from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

Professional Activities

  • Final presentation of policy recommendations for "A Climate Jobs Program for Pennsylvania" . Presented to Pennsylvania AFL-CIO. Harrisburg, PA. 2023.
  • Building Community Coalitions: Power-Mapping for Labor-Climate Action . Presented to Labor Network for Sustainability. Los Angeles, CA. 2022.
  • Labor and Climate Organizing: Power-Mapping the Labor-Climate Action Alliance. Presented to New Directions in Environmental Law Conference. New Haven, CT. 2020.


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