Environmental Justice Town Hall October 24 2015

A Call for Safer Chemicals and Safer Processes by Addressing Legacy Communities, Health Disparities and the Climate Crisis Town Hall

ej2015Come learn from local and national experts how to compel our environmental regulatory system to make the conversion to safer chemicals and safer processes a priority; and to promote “precautionary” safety measures, as opposed to a “risk based” approach, as the cornerstone of any chemical or energy management system. Help us address the issues and create strategies for addressing legacy pollution, health disparities and the climate crisis.

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Date and Time: October 24, 2015

  • On Site Registration (8am-9am)
  • Town Hall (9am-4pm)
  • Special Lunch Keynote:
  • South Carolina State Representative Harold Mitchell Jr.
  • *** FREE Lunch is provided

Location:  The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, 719 N. Shipley Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.  302-656-6628  **plenty of free parking

CO-SPONSORS:

  • Delaware Concerned Residents for Environmental Justice
  • Victims Stand Against Foreclosure
  • Delaware Sierra Club
  • Wilmington Branch NAACP
  • Minority Workforce Development Coalition
  • Newark Branch NAACP
  • Imani Energy
  • University of DE NAACP Student Chapter
  • Delaware Interfaith Power and Light
  • Nurses Healing Our Planet-A Chapter of the Delaware Nurses Association
  • The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrews and Matthews
  • Environmental Justice Health Alliance
  • Coming Clean
  • Center for Effective Government
  • The Union of Concerned Scientists
  • In Partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency Region 3

Working together, faith can end mountaintop destruction and develop green jobs in place of squeezing the Earth’s limited resources for fuel.”   Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori

 

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