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U.S. Representatives to Discuss Environmental Justice Ahead of Climate March

Rep. Maxine Waters & Rep. Raul M. Grijalva to discuss the importance on environmental justice 

Washington, D.C. – In preparation for the People’s Climate March on Washington D.C., The Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change will offer a public listening session on organizing and fighting back for environmental justice under the Trump Administration.

What: The Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change presents “a listening session for environmental justice leaders”

Who: Speakers include U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), U.S., Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), Mustafa Santiago Ali, Hip Hop Caucus Senior Vice President, and Heather Milton Lightening, Indigenous Tar Sands Campaign

When: April 28th, 2017

Where: Hilton Crystal City, 2399 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202


  • 10:00AM: Heather Milton Lightening
  • 12:00PM: Mustafa Santiago Ali
  • 2:00PM: Conversation between Congresswoman Waters & Congressman Grijalva, led by Juliana Pino, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization

For more information, please contact Brooke Havlik (brooke@weact.org).


The Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change (The EJ Forum) is a national coalition of 40+ environmental justice organizations (Coordinated by WE ACT for Environmental Justice) working together to advance climate justice and impact policy to ensure the protection and promotion of communities of color and low-income communities throughout the U.S.