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Advancing Environmental Justice: 2018 EJ Law and Policy Convening

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Advancing Environmental Justice: 2018 EJ Law and Policy Convening

Time: April 7, 2018 from 12pm to 6:15pm
Location: Yale School of Public Health
Street: 60 College Street Winslow Auditorium
City/Town: New Haven
Phone: 3106254982
Event Type: convening
Organized By: Erin McConocha
Latest Activity: Apr 6, 2018

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Advancing Environmental Justice: 2018 EJ Law & Policy Convening – Saturday, April 7 at 12pm 
 
Interested in advancing environmental justice? Join us at the 2018 EJ Law & Policy Convening: Advancing Environmental Justice on Saturday, April 7 from Noon to 6:15pm. The event will begin with lunch and will be divided into three panels with audience participation encouraged throughout the day. The convening looks to take a deep dive into environmental justice strategies in the Trump era. It begins with a panel on big picture ideas and is followed by discussions of civil rights strategies and capacity and coalition building for environmental justice work.
 
Students at the Yale Law School Environmental Justice Clinic and the Vermont Law School Environmental Justice Law Society have teamed up to organize the Convening to further a strategic conversation about legal and policy efforts to advance environmental justice. Its focus will be on environmental justice law and policy.
 
The convening will take place on Saturday April 7 at the School of Public Health at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.  Panelists include community, academic, and government leaders and activists. Lunch will be provided.
 
The morning of the convening, we will also be taking a group to Fair Haven on an EJ Community Tour. The tour is led by Lee Cruz, Community Outreach Director for the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven. The tour will be an opportunity to learn about the community of Fair Haven and the environmental burdens they are dealing with, and the work they are doing to stand up for their community and their rights to a clean and healthy environment.
Registration is free and open to all but we ask that you register at the following link to assist our planning: https://goo.gl/forms/0KZsCe9FmgNeVfJE3
 
We hope that you can join us!
 
Sincerely,
Yale Law School Environmental Justice Clinic

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