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Final Quarterly Meeting of 2019 & Kwanzaa Celebration

We’ll be hosting our final Quarterly Meeting of the year in Rocky Mount, NC. We’ll be discussing speaking with the Racial Justice Equity Group about a variety of ongoing environmental and racial justice issues in the region. We hope you’ll join us as it will also be an end of year Kwanzaa themed celebration. Continental breakfast will be served at 9:30 a.m., please arrive on time! Attend to learn more and find out how you can get involved! Lunch will also be served.

New Aberdeen Elementary School

There will be 2 public meetings to help the Aberdeen communities and all who are interested, understand some of the issues surrounding the New Aberdeen Elementary School. Meeting dates: November 14 and December 12 (2nd Thursday of the month) 6:30-7:30pm Southern Pines...

Sponsor the 2019 EJ Summit!

We need your support. Over the past few years, the NC Environmental Justice Summits have been the largest gatherings in its 20-year history. Our attendees are community organizers, lawyers, scholars, students, youth, and government officials. The value of such a wide...

Steve Wing International Environmental Justice Award

Nominations for the Steve Wing International Environmental Justice Award (form linked here) will be accepted through September 30, 2019. Please send any supporting materials via email to: NCEJN EJ Summit CoordinatorsEmail: ncejsummit@gmail.com  History and Overview In...

NCEJN Community Resilience Award

Nominations for the NCEJN Community Resilience Award (form linked here) will be accepted through September 30, 2019.  Please send any supporting materials via email to: NCEJN EJ Summit Coordinators Email: ncejsummit@gmail.com Overview The Community Resilience Award is...

EJ Youth Vanguard Award

Nominations for the EJ Youth Vanguard Award (form linked here) will be accepted through September 30, 2019.  Please send any supporting materials (including, but limited to, video, essay, poem, photographs): NCEJN EJ Summit Coordinators Email: ncejsummit@gmail.com...

Say NO to Enviva’s expansion!

Every single year, the wood pellet industry destroys tens of thousands of acres of Southern forests, turns them into wood pellets, and ships them overseas to be burned for electricity in faraway power stations. The world’s largest wood pellet producer, Enviva, is...