US Climate and Health Alliance

Climate Changes Health: Ensuring Environmental Justice Underlies Public Health’s Climate Change Work

November 4, 2017  |  9:00AM-3:00PM EST

Location: Spelman College (tentative)  Atlanta, GA

Sponsor: Eco Action, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the NAACP, Spelman College, Union of Concerned Scientists, University of Michigan-Dearborn, and WE ACT for Environmental Justice

More details: Details will be updated as they are announced. Questions should be directed to Natalie Sampson  at nsampson@umich.edu.

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Climate Changes Health:
Ensuring Environmental Justice Underlies Public Health’s Climate Change Work

A Summit of the APHA Environment Section
November 4, 2017
9am-3pm
Spelman College (tentative) – Atlanta, GA

This pre-conference summit is an opportunity for local and national EJ leaders, public health practitioners and scholars, and students to advance work towards climate justice. The day will include: storytelling from EJ leadersabout lessons learned in their climate change work, lightning talks to share data, tools, approaches, and resources, and roundtable networking to inform local climate planning efforts in ways that prioritize EJ issues. Registration details will be available mid-summer.

This event is organized by representatives from: Eco Action, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the NAACP, Spelman College, Union of Concerned Scientists, University of Michigan-Dearborn, and WE ACT for Environmental Justice.

To ensure this event reflects the interests and needs of attendees, please consider completing the following 5-10 minute surveyWe plan to synthesize what we learn in a final white paper. Even if you can’t come, please consider completing the survey.

Please send questions to: Natalie Sampson (nsampson@umich.edu)