Oakland

Environmental Justice in Coastal Land Use Planning

12:30 p.m. | Wednesday, April 3, 2019

In many places around the state, certain communities have borne, and currently bear, a disproportionate burden from adjacent industrial land uses. In the future, these communities may be less resilient in the face of rising sea levels, partly due to a lack of resources. How should state agencies integrate environmental justice and social equity into permitting and land use planning decisions? Come hear about the progress of state agencies in developing environmental justice policies, as well as the work of their nonprofit partners. Co-presented by Women's Environmental Network and generously sponsored by Bank of the West.

+ Sheri Pemberton / State Lands Commission
+ Sumi Selvaraj / California Coastal Commission
+ Clesi Bennett / San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission
+ Nahal Ghoghaie / Environmental Justice Coalition for Water

Location

SPUR Oakland
1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900

Admission

Free to the public. Our first event of the month in each city is free to everyone. 

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