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  • 10/21/2018
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Greater Baltimore Urban League 512 Orchard St. Baltimore, MD 21201

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Black Millennials for Flint, the first and ONLY African American and Latino civil rights and environmental justice organization advocating for the eradication of lead in partnership with The Greater Baltimore Leadership Association, Thursday Network Greater Washington Urban League Young Professionals, Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network and the Children's Environmental Health Network are hosting a Day of Action Kickoff for International Lead Prevention Week 2018 in the heart of Charm City--Baltimore, Maryland. From Freddie Gray to Korryn Gaines, lead in housing has both disproportionately and most violently impacted black and brown communities for far too long. The event will be featured on the new BET Docuseries entitled "Finding Justice".  All volunteers and attendees will be provided a media release agreement.

On this day of action, volunteers, community leaders, activists and organizers will come together to make a call to action to eliminate lead in housing in the great City of Baltimore. The day will include canvassing, educating Baltimore residents about their rights to #LeadFreeHousing followed by a seminar featuring some of Baltimore's most powerful leaders fighting the the good fight for a #LeadFreeBaltimore.

Speakers Include:

LaTricea D. Adams

Founder CEO & President, Black Millennials for Flint

Dr. Lawrence Brown

Associate Professor, Morgan State University

Charles Jackson

Programming Coordinator, Morgan State University

Michelle Mabson

Chief Advocacy Officer, Black Millennials for Flint

Shanita Rasheed

Program Associate, Children's Environmental Health Network

Dr. Sacoby Wilson

Environmental Scientist & Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Health

Thursday Network

Greater Washington Urban League Building

2901 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
General Body Meetings occur on the 4th Thursdays of the month at 6:30p.

About Us

Founded in 1992, Thursday Network is comprised of over 200 young professionals committed to serving the Washington Metropolitan area through community programs and partnership that address the Empowerment Goals of the National Urban League. The mission of TN is to provide a forum for young adults, ages 21 – 40, to focus their energies on community service, professional development, and political involvement.


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