2011 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE CONFERENCE:
One Community - One Environment


Detroit, Michigan - *August 23-26, 2011

(*August 23 is an Optional Training Day)


Who:


Community-based organizations, indigenous organizations, community members, advocates, city/county/state governments, colleges/universities, faith-based organizations, businesses and other stakeholders interested in learning about opportunities to work towards environmental justice in their communities.

TOPICS:

Conference participants can learn about the following:
  • Community Capacity

  • Strategies for Addressing Pollutions Sources that Impact EJ Communities

  • Federal Interagency Working Group on EJ

  • Environmental Workforce Development Training and Job Creation

  • Updates: Federal Agencies' Priorities for EJ

  • Hands-on Demonstrations of Tools & Resources

  • Funding Opportunities

  • Title VI , Human Rights, Delegation Agreements and other Tools for Accountability

Where:

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Drive
Detroit, Michigan 48243
(313) 568-8000

Presentations and Bios:


Presentations and bios submitted by speakers, moderators and presenters of the conference are now available online, located under the Agenda tab.

Conference Coordinator:

Lena (Vickey) Epps-Price
Workshop Coordinator
Phone: 919-541-5573
Email: epps-price.lena@epa.gov

 

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate in this event should contact Nanishka Albaladejo at voice telephone: 919-484-0222 x333 or email albaladejo.nanishka@ecrweb.com. TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.

Note: Because of the chemical sensitivity of many people, we are encouraging attendees not to wear scented toiletry items.

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