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2014 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program

March 26, 2014 12:00PM EDT to March 28, 2014 9:30PM EDT

Registration link: The National Environmental Justice Conference

Course Type: Conference

Course Location: Howard University School of Law, 2900 Van Ness St. NW, Washington, DC 20008
& Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th St., NW, Washington, DC, 20005

Course Description:  Leaders from various sectors will engage in 3 days of free exchange of new ideas and new approaches to environmental justice. This interactive training session will feature voices of experience, research, discussions, and thought-provoking dialogue. The program format will feature needs and challenges of communities, governments, municipalities, tribes, faith-based organizations, and others with an interest in environmental matters and environmental justice. It will highlight programs and collaborations that work, as well as initiatives that will not prove successful. Program speakers will feature representatives from Federal and state agencies, local governments, tribes, community groups, business and industry, public interest groups, academia, and other entities. This interactive forum will give conference participants the opportunity to network with a variety of interests from diverse quarters. All conference participants will realize informative and productive resources that can support their individual program goals and objectives. Conference participants will also see examples of approaches that produce positive results through innovation and collaboration. All in all, the conference will prove beneficial and informative to participants.   

Cost: Free to Government Employees

Audience: Students, Faculty, Community Organizations, Government Employees, and Business and Industry Representatives  

Point Of Contact: Lloyd Moore, Conference Coordinator
Melinda Downing, U.S. DOE Environmental Justice Program Manager