October 19, 2018
Comite Civico del Valle, a community air monitoring innovative leader with over 30 years advocating for environmental and health concerns for disadvantaged communities in the Salton Sea Air basin, invites you to join us for the 9th Annual Environmental Health and Leadership Summit on October 19, 2018. The summit provides attendees an opportunity to unite in their commitment to promote air quality improvements through advocacy and education. This year’s summit brings together diverse experts, community stakeholders, youth leadership, environmental justice organizations, academia, environmental protection agencies, scientists and researchers. The summit will increase awareness surrounding issues of air pollution linked to health disparities, and develop action plans that will enable attendees in becoming agents of change for disadvantaged communities. Attendees will experience two days of interactive enrichment through dialogues and cutting-edge research from leading experts to cultivate partnerships in promoting environmental justice and health equity.
Topics and discussions
Community Air Protection Program
Statewide environmental justice efforts
Binational Legislative Dialogue
Public health issues
Pollution reduction efforts, and other pressing concerns in California.
Community-driven environmental policy reflecting empowerment through community-informed science.
Environmental awareness at the neighborhood level through open, interactive discussions of issues affecting California's over-burdened low-income communities of color.
Research to action providing models for environmental change that will result in emissions reductions and lay the pathway towards a zero emissions future.
Speakers include community, students, local and bi-national organizations, federal and state agencies, health professionals, scientists, environmental justice advocates, and academia to present and discuss environmental and public health issues affecting disadvantaged communities throughout California.
This event is made possible thanks to the generosity of our sponsors. CCV would like to thank our partners for their efforts and contributions in bringing you the 9th Annual Environmental Health Leadership Summit.
If you have additional questions about the Environmental Health Leadership Summit, interest in attending the event, a project opportunity, or simply want to say hi, please do not hesitate to contact us.