CAER’s 24th Annual Environmental Justice Conference Hosts Dr. Sharon Sutton and Others

CAER hosted our 24th Annual Environmental Justice Conference on April 14, 2018.  Check out a few photos of the event:

Dr. Sharon Egretta Sutton during the Q&A after her keynote address, “Disrupting Urban Inequality: A Vision of Inclusive Redevelopment”:


Beyond Toxics presenting “Environmental Justice 101”:


OPAL Environmental Justice presenting on Just Transition:

CAER’s 16th Annual Environmental Justice Conference!!!

Not in Your Backyard and Not in Mine: All hands working for Environmental Justice

The Coalition Against Environmental Racism (CAER) is hosting its 16th Annual Grassroots Environmental Justice Conference on Saturday, April 30th and Sunday, May 1st. No registration is required. Please join us for a great weekend of free food and free knowledge at the University of Oregon (EMU Fir Room and River Rooms)!!

See attached poster for detailed conference schedule. Please do not hesitate to contact with any questions.

Saturday will be filled with workshops, panels, and speakers on environmental justice topics such as, climate justice, food justice, water justice, indigenous rights, and health equity.

16th Annual CAER conference is coming up on April 30th and May 1st!

Free Food! Free Knowledge! Free Event!

We are really excited for this year! We are still in the planning process, but we are looking to host exciting panels and speakers in a variety of Environmental Justice issues including food justice, indigenous rights, and climate justice.

We would like for all those interested to attend our weekly meeting at 7 pm in the MCC (beneath Panda express in the EMU) to help us plan and voice your ideas!

Here is a little taste of what you might see at this conference!

Sun Come Up Trailer

Free Conference! Saturday, April 24th

Join us for the 15th Annual Grassroots Environmental Justice Conference! <– Click for more details, including a speakers schedule.

Dare to CAER!

Free Food! Free Conference! Free Knowledge!

This year’s conference, DARE to CAER: What’s your gateway to environmental justice?, is an all-day event on Saturday, April 24th filled with workshops, speakers, and panels. Topics include urban justice, climate justice, food justice, and nuclear power.

On Sunday, we will be working at Huerto de la Familia, a local community garden that provides a place for low-income Latino families to grow their own fruits and vegetables.

*No registration required*