Community-focused environmental justice conference. (Aug 23-26, Detroit, MI)

Next week (8/23 - 8/26), Detroit will play host to EPA's 2011 Environmental Justice Conference. Don't be discouraged by the registration being closed*, members of the public are still welcome to attend! 

*don't expect a name badge though.
Targeted at community-focused individuals, attendees can expect to learn about opportunities to work towards environmental justice in their communities. Topics include: 
  • Community Capacity
  • Strategies for Addressing Pollutions Sources that Impact EJ Communities
  • Federal Interagency Working Group on EJ
  • Environmental Workforce Development Training and Job Creation
  • Updates: Federal Agencies' Priorities for EJ
  • Hands-on Demonstrations of Tools & Resources
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Title VI , Human Rights, Delegation Agreements and other Tools for Accountability
Dates: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - Friday, August 26, 2011
More details HERE.