EPA Administrator Michael Regan

Green The Church Holds Virtual Summit on Environmental Justice

The Most Rev. Michael Curry, the Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant, the Rev. Dr. Jacqueline A. Thompson and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan are among the speakers participating in the Green The Church Virtual National Summit. The seventh annual gathering takes place on Sunday, October 10, through Wednesday, October 13. This year’s summit titled, Green Lessons From Black Wall Street, will serve as a call to action to Black churches, their local communities and faith leaders to address infrastructure, agriculture, energy, and equity needs with an emphasis on protecting health, building wealth, and providing resources to Black communities across the country.

Senator Cory Booker (D-NY), Environmental Justice Advocate, Proud to Receive NNPA Leadership Award

Sen. Booker, who served two terms as Newark mayor before his election to the Senate, will receive the 2021 National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) National Leadership Award for excellence and innovative leadership in Black America. Drs. James Hildreth and Ebony Hilton, Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), Congresswoman Cori Bush (D-Missouri), and Olympic record-setter Allyson Felix also will receive National Leadership Awards from the NNPA, the trade association of more than 230 African American-owned newspapers and media companies.