Ohio Environmental Justice Speaker Series

Ohio Environmental Justice Speaker Series

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The Ohio Environmental Justice Speaker Series is an opportunity to hear from some of the most forward-thinking minds about EJ issues.

About this event

The Ohio Environmental Justice Speaker Series is an opportunity to hear from some of the most forward-thinking minds about how we can center the environment when we seek justice.

The guest speakers for August 's Whitney Taylor Washington & Beverly Reed

Topic: A discussion of dirty fuels impacts in Ohio

This is a Virtual Q&A with Guest Speakers Whitney Taylor Washington and Bev Reed about the impacts of the waste incinerator in East Liverpool, Martins Ferry, Petrochemicals, Fracking, etc.

About our Guest:

Whitney Taylor Washington is a long time resident of East Liverpool and lives extremely close to the WTI Toxic Waste Incinerator. Whitney currently teaches math for the East Liverpool Schools since 1998 and works closely with youth in the community. She is former President of the East Liverpool NAACP and serves on numerous boards and committees throughout Ohio.

Beverly Reed is a life-long resident of the Ohio River Valley. She is a community organizer and co-founder of Concerned Ohio River Residents. She is passionate about public health and the environment and works with others in the ORV on issues including petrochemicals, fracking, air monitoring, and advocacy.

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