Media Advisory

NAACP’s Marvin Owens to Talk Economics, Environmental Justice at CBC

September 14, 2018

NAACP Senior Director of Economic Programs Marvin Owens to Discuss Intersection of Economics and Environmental Justice during Congressional Black Caucus Braintrust

Washington, D.C. — NAACP Senior Director of Economic Programs Marvin Owens will discuss the intersection of economics and environmental justice during the 48th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference. The Environmental Justice Braintrust will focus on identifying environmental issues and strategies designed to assist policy makers in the development of forward-thinking, comprehensive environmental policy that recognizes and fosters the unique relationship between environmental protection, human health, environmental justice and economic development.

WHO:  NAACP Senior Director of Economic Programs Marvin Owens, CBC member Congressman James Clyburn, Glenda Glover, Larry Bailey and others.

WHAT: The Environmental Justice Braintrustduring the 48th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference.

WHEN: Friday, September 14th11:30 AM – 1:30 PM EST

WHERE: Location: 209BC – Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

Please contact Vanessa Mbonu at vmbonu@naacpnet.org to arrange and request interviews.

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Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. You can read more about the NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas here.

Media Contact:

Vanessa Mbonu
NAACP Communications
vmbonu@naacpnet.org