Save the Date for Our Annual Celebration
Join us to celebrate work that brings together diverse people creating common-sense solutions toward a healthy and toxic-free future, with justice for all!
Celebration for Our Healthy Future
Thursday, November 29
Beautiful new venue, with free parking!
Congregation Bet Ha'am
81 Westbrook Street
South Portland, Maine
Community members, contributors, lawmakers, grassroots leaders, and healthcare providers will join in cheering for work in Maine and nationwide to get toxic chemicals out of children's and families' food, drinking water, and products.
We'll also highlight our work and partnerships to keep Maine families healthy by building a sustainable, biobased economy where good green jobs help revitalize rural communities.
Our keynote speaker this year is Dr. Ami Zota, Scd, MS, an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., who is recognized for her research on toxic chemicals in food and her environmental justice advocacy.
Environmental justice is a cornerstone of the Strategy Center's work, whether it's justice for rural Mainers whose drinking water is contaminated with arsenic, or, nationwide, for lower-income communities and communities of color who are disproportionately exposed to toxic chemicals in food.
Dr. Zota is passionate about bringing these issues to light and believes, "Communities can use science as a tool for empowerment and organizing."
We'll also honor inspiring leaders for public health in Maine and nationwide. Look for our announcement next month of our 2018 Leadership Award Winners.
We hope you'll join us the evening of November 29.
Thank you to our sponsors!