Hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, SPPUA in Action Seminar Series is a community-building initiative that brings together faculty, students, alumni, and friends of the School to share their current work, in either research or practice. The goal is to strengthen the School’s network by discussing ideas and showing its diversity of projects.
A User’s Guide to Environmental Justice: Theory, Policy, and Practice
When: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time: Noon to 1 p.m. ET
Location: Zoom Meetings
Addressing environmental justice (EJ) is now a top priority for federal and state governments. To assist decision makers in implementing effective EJ policy, etc., we compile information on how EJ communities are defined, best practices for measuring disproportionate environmental impact and implementing EJ, and how the success or failure of EJ policies might be evaluated.
Visiting Fellow, School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs
Ken Kimmell recently stepped down as president of the Union of Concerned Scientists. Prior to his service at UCS, Ken was the commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. Ken is an advisor committee member for SPPUA.