Join us for a dinner and lecture by Jacqueline Patterson on Monday, September 24th from 6-7:30pm in the FPH Main Lecture Hall. Continue the conversation with a workshop and discussion on Tuesday, September 25th from 12-2pm at the Hitchcock Center for the Environment.
Jacqueline Patterson is Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, the organization’s largest program. She has worked in many capacities on many issues including, women’s rights, violence against women, HIV/AIDS, racial justice, economic justice, and environmental and climate justice. In 2007, she co-founded Women of Color United, an organization that connects women of color in the United States to women abroad.
Jacqui received a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland, and a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University. She serves on the International Committee for the US Social Forum, the Steering Committee for Interfaith Moral Action on Climate, Advisory Board for the Center for Earth Ethics as well as the Boards of Directors for the Institute of the Black World, Center for Story Based Strategy and the US Climate Action Network.