Environmental Justice in DeKalb: Healing our people and planet

Start: Saturday, April 20, 2024 8:30 AM

End: Saturday, April 20, 202412:00 PM

Commissioner Terry is introducing a resolution to create an Environmental Justice Commission in DeKalb County. A citizen advisory board that will elevate Environmental Justice concerns and prioritize action towards healing our planet and people. But first we need to hear from YOU.

We hope you will join us to share YOUR Environmental Justice concerns in DeKalb County and your needs from an Environmental Justice Commission. Through a World Cafe discussion, we will discover solutions together and leave empowered to bring them into reality. This event is an Earth Day celebration and a part of the DeKalb Green New Deal movement.

Event Agenda:

8:30 am Doors open for mingling and refreshments

9:00 am Program Begins

11:30 am Program Ends

12:00 pm Event ends

This event is first come, first served and RSVPing conveys a commitment to attend. We will be limiting the capacity of this event to 150. Please RSVP only if you are committed to attending.

If you are unable to attend in person, please click here to fill out our DeKalb Green New Deal interest form. This will add you to Commissioner Terry's DeKalb Green New Deal newsletter list where you can stay up to date. We will be incorporating our findings at the event into the Environmental Justice Commission Resolution. Please feel free to email Miranda Rupkey (msrupkey@dekalbcountyga.gov) with your thoughts if you are unable to attend on April 20.

We invite you to celebrate Earth Day with us all day!

1:45 - 3:15 pm Green Library Tour and Planting at Chamblee Library | click here to RSVP

6:30 - 9:30 pm Earth Day Sunset Hike at Arabia Mountain | click here to RSVP

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