What kind of Environmental Justice issues are there in the Chesapeake Bay watershed region?
Ever wondered what happens when environmental and social justice issues mix? What does Environmental Justice mean? Which communities are most adversely affected by the location of coal fired power plants, industrial waste incineration and other polluting industries?
We'll hear from these presenters:
Monica Brooks from the Solid Rock Outreach Ministries in Berlin, Worcester County, co-founded Concerned Citizens Against Industrial CAFOs, on the Eastern Shore. A dynamic speaker, Monica sheds light on the often hidden impacts of factory farming on the health of her community.
Laura Kigweba James serves as the program coordinator for Grassroots Organizing at The General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church. In her position, she is committed to equipping United Methodists to build power to transform conditions of injustice in the areas of Climate and Health. Find out more about her work here.
Wendy Howard is the Executive Director of One Montgomery Green, a local non-profit formed to promote Montgomery County, Maryland as a “visibly green” sustainable community. In 2020 Wendy was certified as a Climate Change Professionals (CC-P®) by the Association of Climate Change Officers and the State of Maryland. Wendy is also the owner of WH Consulting, a green/environmentally friendly computer firm providing sustainable IT support services.
Bring your questions and concerns as we dive into defining terms, learn about current examples relevant to water and climate change, and discuss actions to take supporting environmental justice.
These webinars are designed to supplement the core Faithful Green Leaders Training, but everyone is welcome to participate.
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