The 2023 Environmental Justice and Climate Protection Conference is a working conference. Please find below resources and tools that people have shared.
ATSDR is offering free lead soil testing at the conference. Many people don’t know that lead can be found in garden soil or in outdoor spaces where children play. If you would like to test your local soil – please click here for instructions on how to collect your sample to bring to the conference.
EPA – Climate Change and Children’s Health 2023 Report
Climate change disproportionately effects the health and well-being of children. Read this comprehensive study from the EPA.
En-ROADS Climate Simulator
En-ROADS is a freely-available online simulator that provides policymakers, educators, businesses, the media, and the public with the ability to test and explore cross-sector climate solutions. Learn More Here and Directly Access the Simulator Here.
Multisolving Institute has helpful information on community projects and engagement, including a flower tool to help assess benefits in several areas of a project.
Slides from Conference
Check out the Conference Program
|Climate Change and Child Health||Becca Philipsborn|
|The Intersection of Environmental Justice & Climate Protection||Treva Gear|
|CHARTER (Center for Children’s Health Assessment, Research Translation, and Combating Environmental Racism)||Grace Ahn|
|EPA: Environmental Justice Funding & Technical Assistance||Tami Thomas-Burton|
|ATSDR (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)||Sue Casteel|
|Environmental Justice Mapping||Amy Sharma|
|Dogwood Alliance: Update on Wood Pellet Fight||Treva Gear|
|Center for Black Women’s Wellness: Env Wellness Project||Morgan Barnes, April Reid|
|Greenlink Analytics: Decatur: Community-Driven Clean Energy||Kavin Manickaraj|
|Georgia WAND||Andrea Young Jones|
|Coalition Building – The Great Turning|