Justice First Tour comes to Hampton Roads Saturday, May 19
Coalition of local and national community groups advocates a broad range of local and national social justice disparities including environmental,
climate and energy justice, highlights solutions, and celebrates solidarity.
Coffee Sails will provide coffee for the morning team.
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WHAT: Hampton Roads stop of the Justice First Tour, featuring
social justice speakers, access to resources and experts, and an evening of discussion, music,
WHO: Local speakers will join Justice First Tour organizers
the Rev. Leo Woodberry of New Alpha CDC and Kingdom Living Temple, Danna Smith of Dogwood
3 / 3 Alliance, and Jodie Van Horn of Sierra Club Ready for 100
in addressing energy burdens, climate and environmental justice, health dispartites, access to transportation, criminal justice, equiable development, education, workforce, and other justice issues. Local leaders available for interview include Gary Harris, Managing Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities (ECO District Hampton Roads)
WHEN: Saturday, May 19,
9 am to 5 pm
ECO District Hampton Roads
Meaningful Community Engagement Community Outreach, Surveys, Assessments and Canvassing
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Social Justice Resource Cafe (sharing social justice resources)
5:00 to 7pm — Social Justice Speakers will be followed by an evening of resources sharing, food, music, and networking
WHERE: Cavalier Manor Recreation Center 404 Viking Street Portsmouth, VA 23701
BACKGROUND: The Justice First Tour will go through 10 Southern states and began in North Carolina in April. The tour will wrap up in Atlanta in August. At every stop, the Justice First coalition is joining forces with grassroots and frontline organizations, and calling on all who work for justice to collaborate in solving local social justice disparities and national priorities including climate crisis by putting Justice First.
Bringing together advocates, community leaders, policy makers, agency specialist and experts, elected officials, neighborhood associations, faith leaders among others to help identify community challenges and mitigate potential impacts from Social Justice Dispartites including health, education, transportation, energy, climate, housing, faith, conservation, food, including forest protection, environmental.
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