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6th UMD Symposium on Environmental Justice and Health Disparities
Saturday, September 26, 2020
9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Zoom
For More Information:
bcwp@umd.edu
https://www.ceejhlab.org/2020-symposium

The Bahá'ì Chair for World Peace is delighted to co-sponsor the

6TH UMD SYMPOSIUM ON ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE & HEALTH DISPARITIES

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

9:00am - 5:30pm

For years, the University of Maryland Symposium on Environmental Justice and Health Disparities has provided a forum for open dialogue between community members and organizations, environmental justice advocacy groups, researchers, scholars, legal professionals, elected officials and many more.

This year, in the interest of health and safety, we will be convening online using Zoom Webinar, courtesy of the University of Maryland.

The upcoming symposium will highlight:

  • the 50th anniversaries of Earth Day, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),

  • COVID-19 and environmental justice,

  • racial bias in STEM funding,

  • the 2020 US Presidential Election and much more.

You can register to attend here.

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