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Winter 2020 Seminar Series

Updated: Feb 24, 2020

Water Justice:

Impacts on historically marginalized and rural communities

ASRC-room 230

1800 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

Thursdays, 4:00-5:00-pm

Subject to change.

Jan 9

Meta Loftsgaarden Executive Director, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board

Oregon’s 100-Year Water Vision

Jan 16

Bob Collin Environmental Justice Task Force Vice Chair

History of environmental justice in Oregon

Jan 23

Dr. Desire Tshala Katumbay Professor of Neurology, OHSU

Food and water insecurity and brain health in Rural Congo

Jan 30

Curtis Cude, Oregon Health Authority, Program Manager

Water insecurity in Oregon

Feb 6

Dr. Robert Figueroa Assoc. Professor of Environmental Justice & Philosophy, OSU

Climate refugees and water-related disasters

Feb 13

Colleen Sanders, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

Water is life: Climate Adaptation Planning for Indigenous Food Security

Feb 20

Lucas E. Black Global Environmental Finance Unit UNDP-GEF

Environmental finance and the Green Climate Fund

Feb 27

Dr. Jiunn-Der (Geoffrey) Duh Assoc. Professor of Geography, PSU

GIS, spatial thinking, and environmental justice

Mar 5

Sheryl Stohs Environmental Protection Specialist at the US EPA

Lessons learned as the Environmental Justice Community Liaison at the USEPA

Mar 12

Dr. Alaí Reyes-Santos Assoc. Professor, Ethnic Studies and Conflict Resolution, UO

Oregon Water Futures: Stories by rural communities of color

Open to the public and available for credit as ESM 407/507

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