2014 Summit

* New England Environmental Justice Summit 2014 *

When: Friday, October 17, Saturday, October 18, and Sunday, October 19, 2014
Where: Saint James Episcopal Church, 76 Federal Street, New London, CT
Details: Registration is closed: [http://ne-environmental-justice-summit-2014.eventbrite.com].

Goals of the New England Environmental Justice Summit 2014:

  • CONTINUE BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS;
  • CELEBRATE VICTORIES AND CHALLENGES;
  • SHARE CULTURE WE BRING TO OUR WORK; and
  • BUILD WITH PEOPLE WE HAVEN'T CONNECTED WITH IN THE PAST.

The program and notes are available here.

New England EJ Summit | October 17-19, 2014
Saint James Episcopal Church 76 Federal St. New London, CT 06320

Friday
5:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Registration
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Summit Kick-Off

Saturday
8:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Breakfast and Summit Opening panel
11:30 p.m.- 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. Local Service Project
1:30 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. Breakout Session I

  • Coal Plants and What's Next: Fighting for a Just Transition
  • What's next after the People's Climate March: How EJ Groups Are Taking The Lead
  • Healthy Homes and Indoor Environments
  • Food Justice
  • Experience New London: March to Hodges Square and Painting Project

3:15 p.m.- 4:45 p.m. Breakout Session II

  • Natural Gas Pipelines in New England: How Communities Are Fighting Back
  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: How You Can Make Your Home More Affordable, Efficient, and Sustainable
  • Transit Justice
  • EJ Film: Fighting Against Displacement and Gentrification
  • Winning Community Benefits Agreements

5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. Community Dinner and Evening celebration

Sunday
9:30am -11:15am Multi-faith service dedicated to environmental justice
(All Souls New London 19 Jay St. New London, CT 06320)

Thank you to the planning committee, attendees, and speakers!
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