Featured photo: Dr. Kent Key, a panelist for an upcoming discussion in Flint focused on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to cut climate pollution from power plants.
Flint, Michigan – On June 8, Black Millennials for Flint, in partnership with the Climate Action Campaign, Revive Community Health Center, the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Harris Family Health, and Moms Clean Air Force-Michigan, will host a panel discussion focused on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to cut climate pollution from power plants. The event – Addressing the Public Health Crisis: What EPA’s Cut Climate Pollution Plan Means for Michigan EJ Communities – will feature both local and national experts on climate change and public health and emphasize the urgent need for the EPA to approve the strongest possible version of their proposal.
This powerful conversation will be moderated by LaTricea Adams, a presidential appointee who serves on the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council and the Founder, President, and CEO of Black Millennials for Flint.
Special Guest & Remarks from Flint City Councilwoman Ladel Lewis
Panelists will include:
- Dr. Kent Key
Michigan State University, Assistant Professor & Health Disparities Researcher
Flint Public Health Youth Academy, Founder
- Alayna Chuney
Carbon 180, Managing Environmental Justice Advisor
- Wesley Watson
Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Regional Coordinator, West Michigan
- Dr. Aisha Harris
Harris Family Health
The event will be held on Thursday, June 8, from 1 PM to 3 PM, at Revive Community Health Center, 1221 Beach Street, Flint, Michigan 48502.
Please register at bit.ly/cutpollution. The event will start promptly at 1 p.m. ET.
About Black Millennials 4 Flint
Black Millennials 4 Flint is a national, grassroots civil rights and environmental justice organization whose purpose is to bring like-minded organizations together to collectively take action and advocate against the crisis of lead exposure specifically in African American & Latinx communities throughout the nation.