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2013 Environmental Law and Justice Symposium

 
 

2013 (FAMU) Environmental Law and Justice Symposium 

 

What: The Fourth Annual Environmental Law and Justice Symposium.  Co-Sponsored by Florida A&M University’s Environment, Development and Justice Program in the Center for International Law and Justice at the College of Law, and the Center for Environmental Equity and Justice at the School of the Environment

Where:  FAMU College of Law, 201 Beggs Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801.

Who: The two-day symposium features approximately thirty current and future leaders with expertise in environmental law, environmental justice, human rights law, public policy, political science, international finance and development, Native American law and policy, environmental science, and community organizing. Special features of this year’s symposium include a roundtable discussion on whether Title VI is a viable tool to protect environmental justice communities, a book signing session featuring recently published books by some of the speakers and moderators, and a roundtable discussion featuring Florida A&M College of Law students who have had their papers on domestic and international environmental justice topics published or recognized.

 

Symposium Videos

Day 1

   Introduction & International Roundtable Discussion - (Student Panelists: Annie Wilkinson, Michael Nichola, Stacy Fallon)            

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Domestic Roundtable Discussion - (Student Panelists: Cameryn Rivera, Sabrina Collins, Tia Crosby)

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Welcoming Remarks - Dean LeRoy Pernell

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Opening Keynote Speaker  - Mustafa Ali

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Day 2

Welcome and Introductory Remarks  - Dean LeRoy Pernell, Professor Randall Abate, Dr. Richard Gragg, Vanessa Calcano-Thomas)

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Keynote Speaker - Thomas Brennan

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Opening Plenary Panel: Environmental Justice Challenges in Indigenous Communities - Prof. Elizabeth Krok Warner, Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, Dr. Peter Jacques, Dr. Beth Rose Middleton

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Morning Breakout Panel Session #1: International Finance, Human Rights and the Environment - Moderator: Dr. Jeremy Levitt 

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Morning Breakout Panel Session #2: Strategies of Empowerment for EJ Communities - Moderator: Mustafa Ali

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Distinguished Lecturer: Prof. Mary Christina Wood

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Climbing Poetree Performance

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Roundtable Discussion: Is Title VI a Viable Tool for Protection of Environmental Justice Communities? - Moderator: Justine Thompson Cowan

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Closing Plenary Panel: Combating the Encroachment of Toxicity in Environmental Justice Communities

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Symposium Presentations
 

title   presenter FILE
Public Administrative Justice Naysa Ahuja .pdf
Development Finance and Sustainability Shalanda Baker .pdf
Lake Apopka North Shore Farm Lands Jeannie Economos .pdf
Environmental Reproductive Justice in Native American Communities Elizabeth Hoover .pdf
Advancing Environmental Justice In the Appalachian Basin Derrick Howard   .pdf
A World Indigenous Movement  Peter J. Jacques  .pdf
Application of Title VI to Indian Country Elizabeth Kronk     Warner .pdf
EPA, Science Advisory Board Presentation Thomas Brennan .pdf
The International Finance Corporations Evolving Response to Climate Change Alan Miller .pdf




  

    

If you require additional information, please contact Professor Randy Abate, event coordinator, at (407) 254-4044  or  randall.abate@famu.edu.