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Environment, Food, & Sustainability Events

National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program
Host: The Howard University School of Law and The Washington Marriott at Metro Center
Date: 11-13th March, 2015

Location: Washington, DC
The 3 day program format will feature discussion and workshops on needs and challenges of communities, governments, municipalities, tribes, faith-based organizations, and others with an interest in environmental matters and environmental justice. It will highlight programs and collaborations that work, as well as initiatives that will not prove successful. Program speakers will feature representatives from Federal and state agencies, local governments, tribes, community groups, business and industry, public interest groups, academia, and other entities. This interactive forum will give conference participants the opportunity to network with a variety of interests from diverse quarters. All conference participants will realize informative and productive resources that can support their individual program goals and objectives. Conference participants will also see examples of approaches that produce positive results through innovation and collaboration.

Closing the Hunger Gap
Host: Portland Food Bank, CTHG National Network
Date: 13-16 Sep, 2015
Location: Portland, OR
Join food banks, farms, and organizations focused on health, education, and food justice for three days of critical discussion and action planning towards ending hunger and cultivating a more just food system.
Enjoy skill-building courses, engaging speakers, field trips to community food system innovators, and fantastic local food while sharing resources and making connections with anti-hunger and food justice advocates.