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Environmental Justice Symposium
Date Friday March 11
Time 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Boalt Hall School of Law
UC Berkeley
Event Type Conference
Organizer/AuthorScott Zimmermann
Transforming Our Communities: An Inclusive Approach to Environmental Justice

JOIN US on Friday, March 11, 2005 at the Boalt Hall School of Law on the UC Berkeley campus to explore such issues as:
•Why are schools being built next to Superfund sites?
•How are we fighting for clean air in the San Joaquin Valley?
•Why are the majority of new industrial facilities sited in poor and minority communities?

PARTICIPATE in a forum of open dialogue with scholars, policy makers, activists, community organizers, students, and environmental lawyers who will discuss their work on everything from environmental policy to grass roots, community-based struggles against industrial pollution. The day-long forum will also serve as a brainstorming session for effective strategies and creative new directions for the movement's success.

REGISTER for free now at http://ej2005.boalt.org and also explore our full schedule of events and panelists.

HEAR keynote speaker Margie Eugene-Richard, a grass roots environmental justice organizer and the 2004 Goldman Environmental Prize winner, explain how she engaged in a struggle against a Shell chemical plant in her community in Norco, Louisiana.

LEARN from prominent and accomplished community leaders representing organizations such as The California State Assembly, The Center on Race Poverty and the Environment, Environmental Justice and Health Union, Children's Environmental Health Network, Southwest Network for Environmental and Economic Action, West Harlem Environmental Action, and others....

REGISTER NOW at http://ej2005.boalt.org
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