Environmental Justice Convening: Afternoon Session
Chair Raul Grijalva and Rep. A. Donald McEachin are hosting an environmental justice summit at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Auditorium on June 26. This all-day event will bring hundreds of participants from across the country to discuss long-standing injustices and areas of collaboration between advocates and policymakers. Throughout the day, policymakers and a broad range of organizations and individuals will participate in panel discussions on a variety of topics, including the history and context of the environmental justice movement and environmental justice organizations’ current challenges and policy priorities. This first-of-its-kind convening is designed to mobilize support for environmental justice and spur legislative action.