NAN Environmental Justice Forum: Voter Education
July 29, 2023 – 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
NAN House of Justice, Harlem
National Action Network (NAN) hosts an environmental justice forum on July 29, 2023 at 12:30 p.m. at the NAN’s House of Justice in Harlem, NY. The event features:
Anthony Karefa Rogers-Wright, Director of Environmental Justice, NYLPI
Cordell Cleare, New York State Senator and Chair, Committee on Aging
Dawn Jones, National Board Member, NAN
Dr. Diana Hernandez, Asst. Prof. of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University
Dr. Melody Samuels, Executive Director, The Campaign Against Hunger (TCAH)
Peggy Sheppard, Executive Director, WE ACT for Environmental Justice
Syrah Scott, Executive Chairman, National Clean Water Collective
Teresa Gowan, Director of Community Partnerships, City Relief
Come explore the intersection of criminal, racial, and environmental justice and learn more about how Black, Brown and underserved communities are disproportionately affected by these issues; learn more about why the fight for environmental justice is one part of the wider struggle for social and economic equality.