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Saturday, May 12, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: 
Stamp Student Union

The 4th Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) 2018 Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium will convene numerous regional legislators, nonprofit organizations, and researchers for an in-depth examination of environmental justice and health disparities issues affecting our region. Registration is free, and includes lunch.

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Agenda:

7:30-9:00 am – Registration and Exhibitor Setup

9:00-9:25 am – Keynote speaker: Destiny Watford

Destiny Watford, 2016 North America Goldman Prize Winner, fought alongside her Baltimore community to stop the nation's largest trash-burning incinerator from being built in her neighborhood. She continues to fight for her community's future by creating a community land trust to perform truly democratic community-driven development in her neighborhood.

9:30-10:45 am – Concurrent Session I

Topic 1: Port Towns, EJ, and Health
Topic 2: Chesapeake Bay DEI Issues
Topic 3: EJ and Health Issues in Latino Communities 
Topic 4: Natural Gas Impacts on Human Health: Cove Point, Compressor Stations, and Western MD Community Voices
Topic 5: Eastern Shore, EJ, and CAFOs 
Topic 6: Brandywine, EJ, and Health
Topic 7: Goods Movement in Baltimore
Topic 8: Stormwater, Green Infrastructure, and Water Pollution

10:45-12:00 pm – Concurrent Session II

Topic 1: Food Injustice in the Washington, DC and Baltimore
Topic 2: Housing, Lead, and Environmental Justice in Washington, DC
Topic 3: Buzzard Point Fight for Environmental Justice
Topic 4: Fair Development Movement in Baltimore
Topic 5: Green 2.0 report update
Topic 6: CAFOs and Health II: Policy
Topic 8: Exposure Disparities to Chemicals in Indoors and Through Personal Care Product Use
Topic 9: Community Paralegals for Environmental Justice Session

12:00-1:15 pm – Networking Lunch and Youth Track begins

a.  Posters about environmental justice and health disparities
b.  Poster contest for youth

1:15-2:30 pm – Concurrent Sessions III

Topic 1: Social Determinants and Health Disparities
Topic 2: Transportation Equity Issues in the State of Maryland
Topic 3: Regulatory Gaps and Environmental Health Disparities
Topic 4: Environmental Justice Challenges and Successes in Virginia
Topic 5: Environmental Justice and Policy Issues
Topic 6: EJ and Health Issues in Latino Communities II
Topic 7: Air Pollution and Asthma Disparities
Topic 8: Maryland EJSCREEN Tool Demonstration
Topic 9: NAACP Efforts to Address Climate Justice Issues

2:45-4:00 pm – Concurrent Sessions IV

Topic 1: Citizen Science Training on Real-Time Sensors
Topic 2: FracTracker Training
Topic 3: Legal Tools for Environmental Justice
Topic 4: How to Implement an Eco-District in Your Community
Topic 5: Participatory Infrastructure Assessment
Topic 6: Community Organizing/Advocacy Training
Topic 7: I-Tree Training
Topic 8: Prince Georges County EJ Plan Session
Topic 9: Environmental Justice Scorecard for Legislators

4:15-5:30 pm – Closing Panel 

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Contact: 
Sacoby Wilson
Contact Email: 
swilson2@umd.edu