Dr. Sacoby Wilson discuss environmental justice, in the nation and Prince George’s County, at a free event to be held Saturday, August 24

Environmental Justice in Prince George’s County

Talk by Dr. Sacoby Wilson

Director, Program on Community Engagement,

Environmental Justice & Health (CEEJH) 

University of Maryland School of Public Health

 

mupj greenbelt

Saturday, August 24

 3 – 5 pm

Greenbelt Community Center, Room 202

15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD

Dr. Wilson will present “Prince George’s County Environmental Justice Plan 2025.”  This CEEJH publication reveals racial and economic health disparities caused by environmental problems in Prince George’s County.  It focuses on lead, water quality, food security, cumulative impacts, and zoning and equitable development.

He will go on to discuss the plan’s proposed solutions, including ways county residents can help advance environmental justice.

For more information contact justpeacepg@earthlink.net or 202-549-5574

Sponsored by:

Prince George’s County Peace and Justice Coalition, Greenbelt Climate Action Network, Greenbelt Racial Equity Alliance, Prince George’s Sierra Club Group

 

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NOTE

Please join us to hear Dr. Sacoby Wilson discuss environmental justice, in the nation and Prince George’s County, at a free event to be held Saturday, August 24 from 3 to 5 pm at the Greenbelt Community Center,
15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt MD, room 202.  
He will outline racial and economic disparities in health impacts of environmental problems and present a plan to turn around such forms of injustice in Prince George’s County.
Audience discussion will follow.

Dr. Wilson is director of the Program on Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health (CEEJH) at the School of Public Health, University of Maryland-College Park.

For background on the CEEJH mission and work see the CEEJH website. The CEEJH report is online here.

For more information reply to justpeacepg@earthlink.net or call 202-549-5574.

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