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January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Environmental Justice for All

In honor of the memory of Martin Luther King Jr, and the MLK Day of Service, The Penn Sustainability Office and the Environmental Innovations Initiative present a panel discussion on Environmental Justice research at the University of Pennsylvania. This event brings together leading researchers across disciplines such as planning, health, engineering and more doing work in the field of environmental justice to share their insights and foster dialogue on the state of current knowledge and what it means for a sustainable, resilient, and just future. Light refreshments will be provided.

The panel will be moderated by Benjamin Todd Jealous, Professor of Practice, University of Pennsylvania and Executive Director, Sierra Club.


  • Henry Daniell – Vice-chair and W.D. Miller Professor, Department of Basic & Translational Sciences, Penn Dental Med
  • Kristina Lyons – Associate Professor of Anthropology, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Rand Quinn – Associate Professor, Policy, Organizations, Leadership, and Systems Division, Graduate School of Education
  • Nicole A. Thomas – MBA, CDP Director, Urban Health Lab Co-Director, Penn Community Scholars Program Co-Director, REACH (Research and Equity in Academic-Community Partnerships for Health)

The panel will be moderated by Benjamin Todd Jealous, Professor of Practice at the University of Pennsylvania and Executive Director of the Sierra Club. Register here.


Venue: Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum

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