On Thursday, May 16, 2024, starting at 10 AM EDT, EPA Mid-Atlantic Region will host their virtual summit, “Empowering Communities for Environmental Equity.” The summit is an opportunity for everyone to gather and exchange ideas about equitable access to healthy and sustainable communities. Download the save the date flyer for more details.  


Who should attend?  

The summit is free and open to the public. The summit will convene representatives from communities; non-profit organizations; Tribes; professional organizations and advocacy groups; businesses; academia; and federal, state, and local government in the Mid-Atlantic Region. However, anyone interested in environmental and public health may attend the summit.  


Event website and registration:  

Please use this link to access the summit website: https://cvent.me/2Waz8q. More details, including registration, summit agenda, and sponsors, will be available on the website as we draw closer to the event. Stay tuned!  

The summit will be hosted using Zoom Events, a virtual meeting platform building off the functions of Zoom Meetings & Webinars. Once registered, you will have access to the Zoom Event portal that will be a central hub for meeting activities and will be your route to the myriad sessions supporting this summit. 


Requests for reasonable accommodations: 

If you need accommodation to participate in this workshop, please contact Joy Lee Pearson via voice telephone at 202-715-3851 or via email at EPAMidAtlSummit@michaeldbaker.com. TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Read more about EPA's Reasonable Accommodations.  Requests should be made at least 5 business days in advance of the event.