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Environmental Justice Conference - Building Alliances and Progressive Solutions

South Coast AQMD invites you to the 5th Annual Environmental Justice Conference - Building Alliances and Progressive Solutions on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Center at Cathedral Plaza.

Join us for a half-day conference to discuss and identify solutions to current and emerging environmental justice issues. The plenary session will encompass a panel of experts examining how community-specific strategies, such as Assembly Bill 617, are addressing air pollution issues in environmental justice communities. This year the workshop topics include: community science, climate change impacts to environmental justice communities, community program presentations and a screening of Estamos Aquí: A Community Documentary.

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When: Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Networking/Breakfast - 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Program - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
 
Where: The Center at Cathedral Plaza
555 West Temple Street., Los Angeles, CA 90012-2707 
 
Cost: Free (Registration is required) 
 
Who Should Attend: Environmental Justice Activists, Community Advocates, Health Professionals, Academic Researchers, Government Officials, Community Groups, and Community Members. 
 
How to Get There:
The Center at Cathedral Plaza is located next to The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on Temple Street, between Grand and Hill Streets in downtown Los Angeles. Entrances to the parking structure are located off both Temple and Hill Streets.  The Center is accessible via Metro Purple Line's Civic Center Station.  
 
From the North:
If you are taking the 101 South: 
Take the 101 Hollywood Freeway South to downtown. Exit on Broadway. Turn right on Broadway and right on Temple. After crossing Hill Street, turn right from Temple Street into the parking garage. 
 
If you are taking the Harbor Freeway, 110 South:
Exit at Hill Street. After you cross over the 101 Freeway, the entrance to the parking structure will be located on your right. 
 
From the South:
If you are taking the Harbor Freeway, 110 North:
Stay on the 110 North to downtown, approaching the 101, 5, and 10 freeway merge. Take the freeway exit marked "5 South, 1 San Bernardino--Freeway" (merge to the right). Do not take the 101 Freeway to Hollywood. You will travel on the merge lane for the 5 and 10 Freeways for about 100 yds, then take the exit at Temple Street. At the end of the freeway ramp, turn left on Temple. Pass Grand and the Temple Street parking entrance will be on your left before Hill Street. 
 
From the East (or North on 5):
If you are taking the 60 West or traveling on the 5 North: Take the Hollywood 101 Freeway north to downtown. You will pass through the tunnel, proceed approximately one mile to the Grand Avenue exit. Turn right on Grand Avenue. Turn left onto Temple Street and turn left into the parking garage.

For More Information
Alicia Rodriguez
arodriguez1@aqmd.gov
(909) 396-2311
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