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The 5th Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) 2019 Symposium

The 5th Symposium on Environmental Justice and Health Disparities
When May 11, 2019
from 08:00 AM to 07:30 PM
Where UMD Stamp Student Union
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Saturday, May 11, 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
UMD Stamp Student Union

The 5th Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) 2019 Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium will convene numerous regional legislators, nonprofit organizations, and researchers for an in-depth examination of environmental justice and health disparities issues affecting our region.

This year's symposium focuses on using health, law and policy tools to collaborate with environmental justice communities, elevate their voices, and enact change. Jacqui Patterson, director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program will be the keynote speaker. Find more information on the CEEJH lab website

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Registration is free and includes lunch.

Plan your trip with these visitor direction and details. Union Lane Garage is the most convenient parking facility for Stamp Union.


8:00 am | Opening Remarks
Dr. Sacoby Wilson
Director, Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, & Health (CEEJH) Lab at the University of Maryland School of Public Health

8:15 am | Plenary Session
Report Back on Environmental Justice Initiatives from Agency and Political Officials in the DMV

9:45 am | Concurrent Session I
Panel Discussions on Green Infrastructure, Energy Justice. and Executive Rollbacks

11: 15 am | Concurrent Session II 
Panel Discussions on Community Engagement, Citizen Science and Agriculture


12:30 pm | Networking Lunch & Exhibit Hall

1:45 pm | Concurrent Sessions III
Workshops on Developing Public Comments, Administrative Complaints, Legal Cases for Environmental Justice and more

3:30 pm | Concurrent Sessions IV
Workshops on NEPA. Lobbying, Title VI, and Funding Tools for Environmental Justice work

5:30 pm | Dinner and Keynote 
Jacqui Patterson
Director, NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program

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Community Events, Guest Speakers, Student Events
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