We invite environmental justice advocates to participate on our next Quarterly Environmental Justice Community Outreach Call

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Thu, 05/05/2011 - 17:59.
05/19/2011 - 16:00
05/19/2011 - 17:00

White House viewed from the entrance to the Media Briefing room and press facilities
Entrance to Press Briefing Room and media facilities at the White House (seen in the distance)

EPA Environmental Justice Community Outreach Call - May 19, 2011 at 4 p.m. ET

Administrator Lisa P. Jackson has made Expanding the Conversation on Environmentalism and Working for Environmental Justice one of EPA’s top priorities. In support of this priority, we invite environmental justice advocates to participate on our next Quarterly Environmental Justice Community Outreach Call, which will take place on May 19, 2011 at 4 p.m. ET.

The purpose of these calls is to provide information to participants about the Agency’s EJ activities and maintain an open dialogue with EJ advocates.  As EPA continues to advance Plan EJ 2014, the Agency hopes that these calls will better inform the public about EPA’s EJ work and enhance opportunities to take advantage of federal activities. Listen to, or read about, previous calls at http://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/events/ej-outreach-calls.html.

Citizen speaking at First White House Environmental Justice Forum 2010

We are taking suggestions on agenda topics for the upcoming call.  After receiving your suggestions, we will select the topic(s) that are of general concern to communities. Please keep in mind that the call will only last one hour, so the number of topics discussed will be limited. Submit a topic at http://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/events/ej-outreach-calls.html.

For more information about the Administrator's priorities: http://blog.epa.gov/administrator/2010/01/12/seven-priorities-for-epas-future/

For more information about Plan EJ 2014: http://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/plan-ej/index.html

If you are not already a member, the Office of Environmental Justice would like to invite you to join the EJ ListServ. The purpose of this information tool is to notify individuals about activities at EPA in the field of environmental justice. By subscribing to this list you will receive information on EPA's activities, programs, projects grants and about environmental justice activities at other agencies. Noteworthy news items, National meeting announcements, meeting summaries of NEJAC meetings, and new publication notices will also be distributed. Postings can only be made by the Office of Environmental Justice. To request an item to be posted, send your information to environmental-justice [at] epa [dot] gov?subject=Post+to+EPA-EJ+ListServ and indicate in the subject “Post to EPA-EJ ListServ”

To join the listserv go to: https://lists.epa.gov/read/all_forums/subscribe?name=epa-ej


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