Now Available: Video of 8/31/2022 Webinar Panel Discussion

The Inflation Reduction Act and What It Means For Our Community

August 31, 2022 – Panel Webinar Discussion: “The IRA and What It Means For Our Community”

PA IPL held this panel webinar discussion to explain in real terms what the historic passage of the Inflation Reduction Act means for Pennsylvanians. The panel brings together elected officials, faith leaders, and scientists to help clarify what the IRA means for our communities.


The panel begins with an opening prayer by Rev. Jeffery Thomas from All Rise Church and an explanation of the Inflation Reduction Act by PA IPL Executive Director, David Heayn-Menendez.

Speaker Panel:

  1. Art Haywood, PA State Senator (District 4)
  2. Sharif Street, PA State Senator (District 3)
  3. Walter Tsou, Physicians for Social Responsibility
  4. Katie Ruth, Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake
  5. Kari Uman, climate organizer and retired lay cantor for Shoreshim

There is no fee for this program, but a suggested $5 donation will help us keep doing this work.