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NAACP Environmental & Climate Justice Fair
January 25 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm CST| Free
Stop by the SCARCE table at this community event!
Join the the DuPage County NAACP for “Our Planet: Love it because you can’t leave it!”, an environmental and social justice fair at Cantigny Park in Wheaton. The event is centered around four themed talks from community experts on steps that can be taken towards climate recovery. Info tables manned by local organizations are available between talks.
11AM: “Why Climate Change Matters to You.”
Master Sergeant Gregory Norris, IL NAACP
Ken Mejia-Beal, Co-Chair of DuPage NAACP EC
12PM: “The Fight to Close Sterigenics.”
Margie Connell, Stop Sterigenics Co-Founder
John Curran, State Senator (IL)
Julie Renehan, DuPage County Commissioner
Greg Hart, DuPage County Commissioner
1PM: “Fair, Fast, and Feasible: The Case for Carbon Dividends.”
David Holmquist, Citizens’ Climate Lobby
Terry Quain, Citizens’ Climate Lobby
2PM: “Bringing a Healthy Future to IL Residents with CEJA.”
Connie Schmidt, Executive Chair, Illinois Chapter of Sierra Club