Imperial Center Twin-Dragon Event Center


October 19, 2018

About the Event


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
Air quality
Climate equity
Statewide environmental justice efforts
Binational Legislative Dialogue
Public health issues
Pollution reduction efforts, and other pressing concerns in California.

Lead

Community-driven environmental policy reflecting empowerment through community-informed science.

Innovate

Environmental awareness at the neighborhood level through open, interactive discussions of issues affecting California's over-burdened low-income communities of color.

Inform

Research to action providing models for environmental change that will result in emissions reductions and lay the pathway towards a zero emissions future.

Agenda


October 18, 2018
October 19, 2018

Environmental Health Leadership Summit

Speakers


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.

Our Sponsors


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.

latino
CalEPA
dicaprio
cal
wellness
aqmd
imperialVisions
SDSU
ten_strands
johns
SCAG
nrdc
Union_Scientist
CEJC
del_desierto
our_roots
central_network
LEAP
Biological
greenaction
EJCW
ivan
toxic_substances
hechos
cdph
school_health
USC
UCDAVIS
CalEPA
ccac
west_Oakland
dylos
aqmd
water
eduardogarcia

Contact


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.


Travel Information


Imperial Center
Twin Dragon Event Center

1131 Yourman Rd., Heber, CA 92249