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The Young, Gifted & Green Essence Experience: Celebrating Black Women in Environmental Justice

July 1, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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 reception 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.

FREE OPEN BAR + HEAVY HORS D’OUVRES!

Panel Moderator:

LaTricea D. Adams

Founder CEO & President, Black Millennials 4 Flint

White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council Appointee

Featured Speakers:

Dr. Shalonda 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

REGISTER AT: bit.ly/ESSENCEBM4F

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Date:
July 1, 2023
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Website:
bit.ly/ESSENCEBM4F

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