On Saturday, November 2, 2019, Environmental Justice community and movement leaders will come together with academic, agency, non-profit, elected officials and health care partners for an interactive working session on cumulative impacts policy as a mechanism for addressing environmental injustices in the Northeast U.S. and nationwide. Please note that registration is required.
This workshop will include: 1) storytelling from advocates pursuing cumulative impacts policies in their municipality or state, 2) review of proposed or existing cumulative policies, 3) identification of policy advocacy strategies for participants to implement in their community and as a collective, and (4) strategies towards national policy advocacy.
The Enviromental Justice Health Alliance, along with other network friemds and partners will host a Peoples Town Hall on this very important issues on Saturday, November 2 at the 2019 American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA. The Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University will co-host this event.
The EJ Town Hall will aid the development of such policies by increasing knowledge of the cumulative impacts issue in the APHA community and among EJ community leaders and decision makers. Learn the basics of the issue and how to map and measure cumulative impacts, make connections with frontline communities, and discuss policy ideas to address the issue on both a statewide and local level.
This event is free and open to the public, however registration is required. Lunch will be provided to all registered attendees.