DATES: Thursday, April 26, 2018, 11:15am-12:15pm
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 **
In this interactive session of the 2018 National Environmental Justice Conference, Groundwork staff will share lessons learned from the Environmental Justice Literacy Curriculum, developed by Groundwork Richmond in partnership with Groundwork Trusts from around the country, as well as results from Groundwork Hudson Valley’s hands-on NOAA-supported public education program employed on the Science Barge in Yonkers, NY.
Workshop participants will engage in interactive activities drawn from curriculum materials and leave with tools and insights that can be adapted to teach youths and adults in a variety of settings.
- Maria Brodine, Urban Waters Associate Groundwork USA/Urban Waters Learning Network
- Matt Holmes, Deputy Director, Groundwork Richmond
- Ashley Ivette Perez, Education Programs Associate, Groundwork Hudson Valley
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.