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Environmental Justice Pathways Summit

Friday, April 17 at 8:00am to 9:00pm

More dates through April 18, 2020

Gerlinger Hall, 220
1468 University Street, Eugene, OR 97403

What are unique and location-relevant solutions for Oregon communities that can reshape the political-economic structure behind environmental injustices in Oregon? This summit  will explore how and at what scale should we confront challenges specific to:
○ Climate Justice
○ Water Justice
○ The Right to Clean Air and Healthy Workplaces
○ Just Transition and Community Resilience and Adaptation
○ Role of Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Science and Data when crafting policy

Speakers will include:

  • DR. MUSTAFA ALI, Vice President of Environmental Justice, Climate & Community Revitalization for the National Wildlife Federation; founder & CEO of Revitalization Strategies
  • JO ANN HARDESTY, City of Portland Commissioner; Former NAACP Portland Branch President
  • ADRIENNE HOLLIS, VP of Environmental Justice, Union of Concerned Scientists
  • DON GENTRY, Chair of the Klamath Tribes


The EJPS is sponsored by: Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, Meyer Memorial Trust, The Spring Creek Project, Center For Environmental Futures, and the Oregon Humanities Center.

 

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Conference, Sustainability, Earth Week

Departments

Oregon Humanities Center, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, Science, Policy, and the Public

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, General Public

Cost

$75

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