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.

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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.

July 's speaker is Almeta Cooper National Manager for Health Equity, Moms Clean Air Force

Topic "Connecting the dots between climate and health equity."

About our Guest:

Almeta E. Cooper lends her expertise in health equity and environmental justice to all aspects of Moms Clean Air Force work, with a special focus on the Community Health Equity program. Her work on clean air and climate justice issues for Moms Clean Air Force is a natural progression of her 30-year career as an executive, attorney, and advocate for organizations focused on health care, health equity, and women and girls.

Almeta moved to Atlanta to serve as the general counsel and corporate secretary for Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), where she managed MSM’s legal affairs, served on the executive leadership team, and served as the corporate secretary for the Board of Trustees. Almeta has lived, worked, and served communities in the Midwest, East Coast, and Southeast. Since 2019, she has offered executive consulting services to nonprofit organizations, small businesses, executives, attorneys, and corporations. In 2022, she was named to join the Multisector Partner Group of the Association of American Medical Colleges, AAMC Center for Health Justice. Almeta’s work with Moms Clean Air Force has been featured on the Today Show, on The Weather Channel, and in numerous other outlets.

Almeta believes in being actively engaged with her community. She serves on several nonprofit community and healthcare boards and volunteers with civic groups, all between staying connected with family and friends across the country and yoga sessions.

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