๐Ÿ—“ Newburgh Health, Wellness, and Environmental Justice Symposium 2022

Newburgh Health Wellness and Environmental Justice Symposium, 2022
Newburgh Health Wellness and Environmental Justice Symposium, 2022

Presented by the Center for Student Engagement, the Student Association & Eddy at New Paltz

Newburgh Students โ€“ art engagement FAB Sculpture Studio 

Students were invited to creatively engage with New Paltz students and faculty around the theme of water.

Welcome Panel โ€“ Setting an Intention 
Prof. Edward Lawson, Asst. Director Intercultural Relations, SUNY NP
Mr. Jordan Hennix, President, Student Governance Association, NP 
Bishop Jeffrey Woody, Newburgh Enlarged City School District (NECSD), Chief Equity Officer  
Ms. Emilie Houssart, MFA student, the Eddy, SUNY NP 

Keynote Speaker #1 Dr. Erin Bell, University of Albany 

Lunch & Mingle Spoken Word with Vulnerable  

Keynote Speaker #2 Sameer Ranade, Climate Justice Advisor, NYSERDA 

Sameer Ranade, Climate Justice Advisor, NYSERDA

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Panel A (Roundtable Discussion): Sustainability & Environmental Justice 
Dr. Melissa Rock, Department of Geography, SUNY NP 
Ms. Ramona Burton, Newburgh Agricultural Alliance 
Ms. Melissa Everett, Sustainable Hudson Valley 
Ms. Lisa Mitten, Sustainability Coordinator, SUNY NP 

Keynote Speaker #3 Dr. Gregory Simpson, Climate Action Strategies 
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Panel B (Roundtable Discussion): Interdisciplinary Discussions on Health & Wellness 
Andrew Oโ€™Meara, M.S. Clinical Health Counseling & Students on social media & infrastructure collapse 
Dr. Amy Nitza, Director, Institute for Disaster Mental Health 
Dr. Lori Wynters, Jewish Chaplain, SUNY NP 
Dr. David Bright & Students on quality education 
Prof. Anthony Dandridge, Black Studies Dept., SUNY NP 

Panel C (Roundtable Discussion): Social Determinants of Health 
Mr. Jerrod Lang, Blacc Vanilla, Newburgh 
Mr. Jason Otero, Senior Creative Dir., Art & Anthropology, Newburgh 
Bishop Jeffrey Woody 
Mr. Anthony Grice (SUNY New Paltz โ€˜ 05) Newburgh City Council 
Dr. Erin Bell, School of Public Health, U Albany 

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