Discussing Environmental Justice with Senator Tony Vargas

Friday, April 28, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Weitz Community Engagement Center: 6400 South, University Drive Road North
Meeting Room 127
Omaha, NE 68108

 

Join us on April 28th for a discussion about the intersection of inequality and environmental protection.

Doors open at 5:30 PM, Discussion will start at 6. 

This event is free and open to the public. To attend, please register here: https://secure.everyaction.com/rbueUVkvBUeZm1T_jSdwCQ2

Senator Tony Vargas, representing Legislative District 7 in Omaha, will speak about advancing environmental equality, then lead a discussion about environmental justice in Omaha. 

Tony Vargas is a State Senator for District 7 in the Nebraska Legislature, representing the communities of Downtown and South Omaha. He previously served on the Omaha Public Schools Board of Education. Vargas earned a B.A. from the University of Rochester and an M.Ed. from Pace University and is currently the director of marketing and communications for Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance. He is also serves on the advisory board for New Leaders Council-Omaha.

Go here for more information about Senator Vargas: http://www.vargasfornebraska.com/