Title: Environmental Justice Encuentro
Location: Crowne Plaza Houston – Downtown, 1700 Smith
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Description: A special notice for Texas Drought Project supporters: plan now to attend the Environmental Justice Encuentro at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas, May 17 through 19th. Brought to you by TEJAS, the Air Alliance of Houston, and the University of Texas Medical Branch, among other groups, this conference features workshops with the noted Canadian climate activist Clayton Thomas Muller, from the Indigenous Environmental Network; McArthur Fellowship Award winner Dr. Wilma Subra; Richard Moore, former chair of the National Environmental Justice Council; Sharon Wilson, Gulf Regional Organizer, Texas Oil and Gas Accountability Project; Dr. Robert Bullard, considered to be the father of Environmental Justice; and Corpus Christi’s Suzi Canales, 2012 recipient of the “People’s Friend Award” from the Texas Observer.
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to hear from these iconic figures in environmental justice and climate activism! Topics include hydraulic fracturing, offshore drilling, emissions, and climate change. For more information and to register, www.ejencuentro.org.
Start Date: 2012-05-17
End Date: 2012-05-19