Careers in Environmental Justice

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

5:00pm - 6:30pm

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Environmental justice is defined as the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people, regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.

Students attending this virtual event will hear and learn from a variety of professionals working within environmental justice and its connection to diversity, equity and inclusion in the environmental sector. Students will also get the opportunity to network and learn about potential volunteer, internship and job opportunities.
 
Students from ALL majors are welcomed to attend. RSVP for the Zoom link. 
 
Confirmed Panelist:
  • BeKura Shabazz, Founder & President, First Alliance Consulting LLC
  • Tuana Phillips, Diversity and Local Engagement Coordinator,EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Diversity and Local Engagement Coordinator
  • Mariah Davis, Policy and Campaigns Manager, Choose Clean Water Coalition,  The National Wildlife Federation
  • Alayna Chuney, Environmental AttorneyNational Caucus of Environmental Legislators
  • Jameson Davis, 3rd Year Law Student, Vermont Law School  
  • Cynthia FergusonSenior Litigation Counsel for Environmental Justice, U.S. Department of Justice - Environment and Natural Resources Division

For additional information about this event:

Contact Christina Farmer, University Career Center & The President's Promise at cgfarmer@umd.edu

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