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The 6th Annual State of Environmental Justice in America Conference Announces New Program and Seeks Advisory Board


In his first inaugural, President Clinton said that “to renew America, we must be bold… We must invest more in our own people, in their jobs, in their future,…And we must do so in a world in which we must compete for every opportunity.” The 6th Annual State of Environmental Justice in America Conference is set to embody his comments through a new program initiative iImpact STEM®.

Washington, DC, March 10, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The 6th Annual State of Environmental Justice in America Conference will focus on “Building the Clean Energy Economy with Equity Revisited.” On Wednesday, 4 April, the conference is thrilled to highlight the first annual STEM Showcase. Stem education involves the development of a curriculum that integrates rigorous content from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, encouraging students to design solutions to real-world problems.

During the Showcase, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will lead an interagency panel focusing on the STEM federal initiative.

Also scheduled for the day will be an interactive roundtable discussion with Private industry STEM professionals lead by Joseph Shaheen, Sr. Consultant, Talent Management, and Talent Acquisition at Human Alliance Corp.

Students will have an opportunity to interact with Educators and current STEM enrolled students to evaluate academic programs and opportunities that are available.

iImpact STEM® focus’ on developing authentic educational experiences, such as industry mentorships, field trips, and guest speakers, to further enhance curriculum relevancy to historically underserved groups, regardless of race, color, national origin or locality.

The organization is actively seeking board members and industry advisors from academia, government as well as public and private industry. Thereby, allowing all involved “to invest in our youth, their jobs, and the future.”

iImpact STEM’s®, director, Ms. Aisha Bigbee, explains, “the first year will be focused on building our advisory board and solidifying our plan. I’ve envisioned a clearing house that will provide desperately needed solutions to the myriad of STEM programs and initiatives around the nation.”

As a program of EJ Conference, Inc., iImpact Stem®, utilizes their longstanding 501C (3) tax exempt status. Sponsorships are always welcomed. For more information please contact Director, Aisha Bigbee at abigbee@yahoo.com.

Learn more about The State of Environmental Justice Conference or contact John Rosenthall via email at ejconference@gmail.com.

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