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Your Environment. Your Health.

Draft Agenda

Addressing Racism As a Public Health Issue Through the Lens of Environmental Health Disparities and Environmental Justice: From Problems to Solutions

Friday, Dec. 10 • 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. EST
Free Virtual Workshop

Time Event
9:00 - 9:05 a.m. Welcome
Rick Woychik, NIEHS and National Toxicology Program Director
9:05 - 10:05 a.m. Session 1. Environmental Health Disparities: Impact of Environmental Injustices and Systemic Racism (Past, Present, Future)
Nancy Krieger, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University
Robert Bullard, Barbara Jordan – Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University
Peggy Shepard, WE ACT for Environmental Justice, Tribute to Cecil Corbin-Mark, WE ACT for Environmental Justice
10:05 - 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Session 2. A Conversation with our Community Leaders: EJ, Science, and Policy (Community Voices from NC)
Crystal Cavalier & Jason Keck, 7 Directions of Service
Naeema Muhammad, North Carolina Environmental Justice Network (NCEJN)
Omega Wilson, Brenda Wilson, Ayo Wilson, West End Revitalization Association (WERA)
Panel Discussion
12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Session 3. Community-Engaged Research: Building Authentic Partnerships in Underserved and Marginalized Communities
Sherry Baron, City University of New York & Community Partner
Amy Jo Schulz, University of Michigan School of Public Health & Community Partner
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Session 3 (continued). Community-Engaged Research: Building Authentic Partnerships in Underserved and Marginalized Communities
Johnnye Lewis, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, College of Pharmacy & Community Partner
Pamela Miller, Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT)
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Session 4. Collaborative Solutions for Eliminating Environmental Health Disparities (Panel Discussion)
4:30 - 4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks
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