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What: “New Directions in Environmental Justice” -the inaugural Florida A&M University (FAMU) Environmental Law and Justice Symposium, hosted by the FAMU College of Law and the FAMU Center for Environmental Equity and Justice, Environmental Sciences Institute.
When: Thursday, November 11, 2010; Registration begins at 4:30 p.m.
Friday, November 12, 2010; Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Thursday – Sheraton Orlando Downtown (400 W. Livingston Street); Friday – FAMU College of Law (201 Beggs Avenue); Parking is available at the Sheraton Orlando Downtown at a rate of $6.00 per day (please tell the attendant that you are attending the FAMU Environmental Law and Justice Symposium).
Who: The symposium will feature the following speakers and events:
|Grassroots Organizations: Resilient, Results-Driven||Michael Goldstien|
|Environmental Justice and the green Economy Report|
|The Future of Environmental Justice:Climate Justice and Climate-Induced Migration|| |
|EPA’s Environmental Justice Priorities||Carlos Evans||.ppt|
|New Directions in Environmental Justice: |
Ascendancy, Equity, and Diversity through Brownfields
|Michael R. Goldstein||.ppt|
|Toxic Dumping and Brownfields||Cynthia M. Harris||.ppt|
|Too Much Oil for the Rubber-Stamp: The Government’s Role in the BP Oil Spill and the Surrender of the Gulf||Jaclyn Lopez||.ppt|
Equity, Justice and Recovery: Weathering the Storms of Natural and Man-made Disasters along the Gulf Coast
Beverly H. Wright.
Why: The Environmental Law and Justice Symposium will feature an overview of the latest international, national, regional, state and local developments in environmental justice. The panelists and moderators for the symposium are also leaders in the environmental law and justice field from government, academia, private practice and nonprofit organizations. Attendees can anticipate the symposium to address domestic and international dimensions of environmental justice, including human and environmental impacts of the Gulf oil spill. The event is $50 for general attendees seeking CLE credit; $35 for FAMU alumni and members of the Environmental and Land Use Law Section (ELULS) of the Florida Bar; $25 for the general public not seeking CLE credit; and $10 for general students. Eligible attendees will receive 7.0 Florida Bar CLE Credit hours and 3.5 State/Federal Government Administrative Practice Certification.
The FAMU Law Review will be publishing its first Environmental Law Symposium Edition entitled : New Directions in Environmental Law & Justice, in Spring 2011. The EPA defines Environmental Justice as the "fair treatment for people of all races, cultures, and incomes, regarding the development of environmental law, regulations and policies." We cordially invite and encourage you to submit an article to be considered for publication. We are seeking articles concerning recent developments of law on local, national, and international levels.
List of Registered Attendees
Click here for the FAMU College of Law Environmental Law and Justice Symposium Poster
If you require additional information, please contact FAMU College of Law Associate Professor Randall Abate, event coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.