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Grand Hyatt Atlanta (Buckhead)
3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

(Deadline for conference registration was August 1.  THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION OR MEAL PAYMENTS)
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Friday, August 11 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Climate Change and Its Impact On Communities

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Climate change has and will continue to produce an increasing burden on vulnerable populations including children, the elderly, low-income communities of color, and tribes.  Beyond increased burdens on health, climate change impacts will continue to result in the need for a strong, coordinated, and intentional disaster response and ultimate recovery for communities affected by climate-related disasters.  Dr. Mildred McClain and Dr. Yomi Noibi have both committed themselves to increasing awareness of issues around climate change that affect vulnerable populations and communities of color.

 


Speakers
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Dr. Mildred McClain

Executive Director, Harambee House, Savannah, GA
Dr. Mildred McClain is co-founder and Executive Director of the Harambee House/Citizens For Environmental Justice, a community based organization whose mission is to build the capacity of communities to solve their problems and to engage in positive growth and development. The or... Read More →
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Dr. Yomi Noibi

Executive Director, Eco Action – Hercules Program, Atlanta, GA
Dr. Yomi Noibi is the executive director of Environmental Community Action, Inc., (ECO-Action). ECO-Action’s mission is to help communities organize to confront environmental health threats, and to strengthen and facilitate participation of communities in preventing and resolvi... Read More →


Friday August 11, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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