july, 2021

21jul7:00 pmActions for Environmental Justice in New Jersey


Event Details

Wednesday, July 21st
Via Zoom Webinar

Please join us to learn about environmental justice in New Jersey and what you can do.

This session will explore:
The root causes of environmental injustice and systemic racism
How the NJDEP is advancing environmental justice under the new state law
Calls for action from frontline community leaders on building a more equitable New Jersey
How Environmental Commissions can be good allies and advocates, extend beyond the state law’s minimum requirements and advance environmental justice at the municipal level

Olivia Glenn, NJDEP Deputy Commissioner, Environmental Justice & Equity
Maria Lopez-Nuñez, Ironbound Community Corporation Deputy Director, Organizing and Advocacy, and member White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council
Jennifer Coffey, ANJEC Executive Director
Marion McClary, PhD, ANJEC Board of Trustees and Professor & Chair Department of Biological Sciences, Administrator, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation in STEM Fairleigh Dickinson University


(Wednesday) 7:00 pm

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