PHRGE Symposium: Right to a Healthy Environment in US Law
The Right to a Healthy Environment in US Law:
Justice for Communities Today and Tomorrow
Northeastern Law’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) hosted its annual symposium on Thursday, June 9, 2022. This year's theme was The Right to a Healthy Environment in US Law: Justice for Communities Today and Tomorrow. The symposium focused on the newly-endorsed right to a healthy environment and drew connections between this right and efforts to promote environmental justice in the United States. The event consisted of a keynote speech on environmental racism, a panel on environmental justice, and a panel on youth engagement and intergenerational obligations.
The event was hosted by Northeastern Law's Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy on behalf of the Bringing Human Rights Home Lawyers’ Network.
*Login credentials will be provided upon registration.
CLE INFORMATION - California and New York: The State Bar of California has approved this activity for 3.25 MCLE credit hours. An application for New York accreditation of this program is currently pending.
Thursday, June 9, 2022 | 1:00 - 4:30 PM
University Distinguished Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law
United Nations Working Group on People of African Descent/ Daylight Law
Session I - Implementing Environmental Justice
Session II - Future Generations
Thank you to our sponsors!
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Human Rights Program
American University International Human Rights Law Clinic
Center for Constitutional Rights
Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute
CUNY International Human Rights & Gender Justice Clinic
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
The Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA
University of Pennsylvania Law School Transnational Legal Clinic
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
June 9, 2022
1:00 pm to 4:30 pm