October 12, 2017 | All day
Sponsor: Children’s Environmental Health Network
More details: Help promote Children’s Environmental Health Day on social media and throughout your networks!
Despite the many successes and advancements in the field of children’s environmental health over the past few decades, today’s children face an epidemic of illness and chronic diseases linked to environmental exposures and our changing climate. As stated in the Blueprint for Protecting Children’s Environmental Health and Urgent Call to Action, there is an urgent need to put children and families back into the forefront of our nation’s actions regarding health and environment.
Read more about what simple things you can do on October 12th here.
October 14, 2017 | 9:00AM-1:00PM CST
Location: UIC Contemporary Art Gallery–Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
Sponsor: Chicago PSR, Region 5 PEHSU, Great Lakes Center for Children’s Environmental Health
More details: Event is free, and includes breakfast, lunch, and CME. For full details including schedule and registration form, click here.
October 24, 2017 | 2:00PM-3:00PM PST
Sponsor: Oregon Health Authority
More information: For additional information and registration, please click here.
The American Public Health Association has declared 2017 the Year of Climate and Health and partners across the NW are ready to connect and take this work to the next level.
Join a network of state and local public health practitioners and partners across the NW region (OR,ID,WA,BC, & AK) who are interested in sharing information, resources, and opportunities for integrating climate change considerations into public health practice.
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
More details: Join us for APHA 2017, Nov. 4-8 in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center: 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW and the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center: 100 CNN Center NW. Theme: “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health.”
Get all the information you need for the conference here. Register now!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 leaders about 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.