Webinar: From Research to Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice policy priorities

Each year, our Community Engagement Core and Community Stakeholder Advisory Committee work together to ensure our research is relevant to real-world problems at the local level. Learn more about our research and get updated policy priorities.


September 9, 2020 — Central Valley Environmental Justice (EJ) organizations across California are hard at work advocating policy change to improve the health and well-being of the state's most vulnerable communities.  Learn about EJ policy priorities for 2020-2021 and how research can help lead to lasting change. Speakers from the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Californians for Pesticide Reform and the Department of Pesticide Regulation and others cover these topics:

  • Pesticide regulations
  • Oil and gas drilling near communities
  • Safe and affordable drinking water
  • Hazardous waste disposal
  • Air quality monitoring and mitigation
  • How COVID-19 impacts EJ issues
  • Disproportionate impacts of climate change