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Social Justice Lecture Series 2019

The Public Health Program's Fall 2019 Social Justice Lecture Series concluded with a final presentation on November 11, 2019.  This year's lectures included nationally recognized leaders and aimed to expand our awareness of the ongoing impact of environmental risks on our health through a lens focused on social justice. 


Water Justice For All
Phoebe Seaton, JD
Co-founder and Co-Director of the Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability - a community-based advocacy organization focused on the intersecting issues of water, land use, climate, housing, transportation, energy, civil rights and environmental justice. 

Phoebe is based in Sacramento where she oversees the Leadership Council's state policy portfolio and legal advocacy.


Climate Change:  Impacts on Indigenous Health
Tom Goldtooth
Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network and Co-Founder of Environmental Justice Climate Change Initiative will discuss how climate change is impacting the health of indigenous communities across the U.S. and beyond.

Mr. Goldtooth was the 2015 recipient of the Gandhi Peace Award in recognition for his efforts to protect the environment.


Climate Justice and Resilience
Jacqueline Patterson, MSW, MPH
Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.  An advocate and activist for environmental justice, women's rights, and racial and economic equity, she served as Senior Women's Rights Policy Analyst for ActionAid where she integrated a women's rights lens for the issues of food rights, macroeconomics, and climate change. 

Since 2007, Patterson has served as coordinator and co-founder of Women of Color United.


Community Action for the Environment:  Equity and Economy
Veronica Eady, JD
Assistant Executive Officer of the California Air Resources Board, responsible for overseeing Environmental Justice activities of the Board.  

Her role is to serve as the primary internal and external contact for CARB on environmental justice issues and concerns providing policy consultation and recommendations to CARB staff. She also participates in decision making during the development and implementation of all major CARB programs to ensure that environmental justice and tribal concerns are considered. 

Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Continuing Education Units

Each session is worth 2 continuing education credits through the National Board of Public Health Examiners

Touro University California (TUC) is an approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) Recertification credits by the National Board 
of Public Health Examiners. Effective July, 1 2017, the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) accepts continuing education units 
(CEU) for CPH recertification credits from TUC

Life-long Learners seeking credit for CPH recertification should use the guidelines provided by the NBPHE for calculating recertification credits. 
To self-report your CPH recertification credits, log into your CPH Recertification portal.

Questions about CPH Recertification, e-mail info@nbphe.org

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