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[POST EVENT STREAM] The Young, Gifted & Green Essence Experience: Celebrating Black Women in Environmental Justice

July 20, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Black women have been and continue to be the backbone of the environmental justice movement maintaining the spirit of Black excellence like our founding Mother of the Movement Hazel Johnson. As the annual Essence Festival celebrates the beauty and brilliance of Black womanhood, this panel will focus on the victories and the continued fight against legacy pollution and environmental racism in Black communities ranging from grassroots to the White House. [Previously recorded]
This event will be streamed via Facebook at www.facebook.com/blackmillennials4flint and YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/BlackMillennialsforFlintBM4F.
Panel Moderator:
LaTricea D. Adams
Founder CEO & President, Black Millennials 4 Flint
White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council Appointee
Featured Speakers:
Shalanda Baker
Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
U.S. Department of Energy
Heather McTeer-Toney
Executive Director
Beyond Petrochemicals
Elise Tolbert
Senior Energy Campaign Manager
Union of Concerned Scientists
Kiara Rutherford
Director of Partner Engagement
Climate Action Campaign


July 20, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm