Posted October 18, 2016 by Indy Quillen. Categories:
The Desert Protective Council would like to extend an invitation to join us at the 7th Annual Environmental Health Leadership Summit this Saturday!
Brawley Union High School will proudly host the 2016 Conference:
Time: 7AM to 4:45PM Saturday October 22, 2016
Place: 480 North Imperial Avenue Brawley, Imperial County, California
The Annual Environmental Health Leadership Summit, is organized and coordinated by the Imperial County Environmental Justice non-profit organization, Comite Civico del Valle.
The conference is FREE and open to the public. Lunch is part of the conference and free to attendees. There will be plenty of street parking, as well parking in the high school parking lot.
There is still time to register!
You can register by clicking HERE. Then click on the green Register Now button at the top of the page. You will also find a list of Workshops, Speakers, Sponsors and the Agenda for the entire day.
Comite Civico del Valle established the Environmental Health Leadership Summit in 2007 to bring together residents, educators, youth and community leaders, health care providers, and environmental justice advocates for the purpose of discussing important environmental health concerns.
The annual summit strives to raise awareness about environmental justice issues, present new data and research, and identify key priorities. The summit agenda consists of a keynote speaker as well as workshops on many different topics related to empowering citizens with tools to help them effectively interact with their local and state representatives and to engage in the public process.
For the sixth year, the Desert Protective Council is proud to support the Annual Summit with $1500.00 toward the expenses of putting on this conference.
We look forward to seeing you there!