Environmental Justice Panel – Feb. 1st

Environmental Justice Panel

The Graduate Environmental Policy Forum invites you to a panel discussion on local environmental justice issues and how you, as a UW student, staff, or faculty member can contribute to the work being done on these issues. Five panelists from the government, non-profit and academic sectors will talk about their experiences working on environmental justice issues in the region. Confirmed panelists include: Running Grass, EPA Region 10 Environmental Justice Program Manager; Professor Gregory Hicks, UW Law School; and Ticiang Diangson, Seattle Public Utilities Director of Environmental Justice and Service Equity.

The purpose of the event is to connect the UW campus community to environmental justice issues and we hope this event will stimulate further conversation and action on this issue at UW. The event will include plenty of time for audience questions and informal networking.

When: Monday, February 1st, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Panel questions: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Question and answer: 7:30- 8:00 pm

Networking/One-on-one conversations: 8:00- 8:30 pm


Where
: Parrington Hall Forum, 3rd Floor (map of campus)
Refreshments will be served.

The event is open to all students, staff, and faculty at the University of Washington, as well as local community members. Please forward to others who you think would be interested in attending the event.

This event is brought to you by students from Graduate Environmental Policy Forum (GEPFa), with help from the Partnership for Cultural Diversity (PCD), two student interest groups at the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. This event is supported in part by the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS).
We look forward to seeing you at the event!

If you require disability accommodation, please contact the contact the Disability Services Office at: 206.543.6450/V, 206.543.6452/TTY, 206.685.7264 (FAX), or dso@u.washington.edu.

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