Joint Research Workshop on Environmental Justice & Human-Planetary Health
- Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:00 PM
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- Joint Research Workshop on Environmental Justice & Human-Planetary Health
- Center for Innovation in Global Health
Hosted by the Stanford Environmental Justice Working Group
Wednesday Series, May 5, May 12, May 19 | 2:00 - 3:30pm PT
Join us for this 3-part series to explore intersections between environmental justice and human-planetary health, learn best practices, discuss research challenges, and consider on-ramps for engaging with authentic environmental justice (EJ) and health equity approaches through your research.
DAY 1: Wednesday, May 5th 2021, 2:00-3:30 pm PT
Keynote by Catherine Flowers, Founder and Director, Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice; Professor of Practice, Duke University
Catherine will will discuss her new book Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret and consider the links between EJ practice, advocacy, and research for social impact.
DAY 2: Wednesday, May 12th 2021, 2:00-3:30 pm PT
Panel Discussion: Building Respectful EJ/Health Research Collaborations
This panel will bring together EJ, health equity, and global health researchers and advocates to discuss effective approaches and share stories and first-hand experiences building respectful EJ/health research partnerships that center the knowledge and expertise of frontline communities.
- Rachel Morello-Frosh - Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and the School of Public Health, University of California-Berkeley; and White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC) member
- David Gonzalez - PhD candidate, EIPER Program
- Kajal Khanna - Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine; Clinical Assistant Professor (By courtesy), Pediatrics; Member, Maternal & Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI)
DAY 3: Wednesday, May 19th 2021, 2:00-3:30 pm PT
Facilitated Breakout Sessions
Stanford EJ Working Group co-leaders Sibyl Diver and Emily Polk who study and teach EJ, community-based research approaches, and decolonizing methodologies at Stanford will lead a discussion exploring best practices, research challenges, and on-ramps for scholars, practitioners, and students interested in engaging with authentic EJ research and practices.