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The University of Maryland Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium

When: Thursday, August 11, 2022 9:00 AM - Sat , August 13, 2022 5:00 PM
Where: Adele H. Stamp Student Union
Description: The 8th UMD Symposium on Environmental Justice & Health Disparities (#UMDejsymposium2022) will convene community members, advocates, nonprofit organizers, policymakers, researchers, and students for an in-depth examination of ongoing environmental and climate justice issues affecting the DC-Maryland-Virginia (DMV) region and beyond. The symposium will take place virtually on August 11th and 12th, 2022, and in-person on Saturday, August 13th, 2022.

This year's Symposium theme is “Energy vs Power: Visions for the Future," highlighting energy justice, climate change, power dynamics in environmental justice, and the use of technology in environmental justice work. Sessions with discussions on ongoing critical themes such as food sovereignty, healthcare access, community science, environmental justice mapping tools, climate justice, law, policy, and new, relevant topics in just and clean energy transitions will be “energetically” covered.
Contact: Pamela R. Bingham 804-988-1436 bingham1@umd.edu
Topical Areas: Open to Public, Community Engagement, Conferences and Symposiums, Free, Health and Wellness, Multicultural, Workshops and Trainings, School of Public Health