DATES: Friday, April 27, 2018, 2:00pm-4:00pm
LOCATION: 2018 National Environmental Justice Conference, Washington, DC
FULL CONFERENCE AGENDA: http://thenejc.org/?page_id=20
REGISTRATION: FREE for students, faculty, community members/organizations, government employees: http://thenejc.org/?page_id=167
**Registration ends April 2 **
Does displacement necessarily have to follow gentrification of long-distressed neighborhoods? Can we intentionally prevent that domino effect from happening when new investments are made in communities seeking renewal? And if we can prevent displacement, what do those practices look like?
In this interactive training session of the 2018 National Environmental Justice Conference, Groundwork staff and consultants will explore answers to these questions informed by Groundwork USA’s latest white paper, which articulates a restorative, trauma-informed approach to equitable community development.
- Kate O’Brien, Director of Capacity Building, Groundwork USA
- Ronda Chapman, Executive Director, Groundwork DC
- Liz Blackwell-Moore, MPH, Birch Lane Strategies
About the 2018 National Environmental Justice Conference
From April 25-27, 2018, leaders from various sectors will engage in free exchange of ideas and approaches to achieving environmental justice. The program highlights the needs and challenges of communities, governments, municipalities, tribes, faith-based organizations, and others with an interest in environmental justice. Speakers include representatives from federal and state agencies, local governments, tribes, community groups, business and industry, public interest groups, academia, and other entities.