In 2018, two Oregon grassroots environmental and racial justice organizations, Beyond Toxics and the NAACP Eugene-Springfield, launched an effort to create an environmental justice pathway for Oregon. We have strived to bring together leaders and representatives from frontline communities, scholars, students, policymakers, institutions, and NGOs to hold critical conversations around Oregon’s leadership on policies and investments capable of addressing environmental justice concerns across our state.
Below are a few ways we hope to create pathways toward Environmental Justice.
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE SUMMIT 2021
Beyond Toxics and the NAACP Eugene/Springfield are planning a virtual Environmental Justice Pathways (EJP) Summit on April 9th-11th. The summit will host renowned national and state speakers, and create space for interactive discussions, workshops and organizational meetings with the goal of creating a collaborative network and policy guidelines dedicated to Environmental Justice in the state of Oregon.
CLIMATE CHANGE & INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (CCIP)
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE pathways
Leading up to Environmental Justice Pathways (EJP) Summit 2021, we have held a series of webinars focused on a variety of environmental justice issues.
Topics have included: