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Progress on the Equity Front

… is bound to benefit Oregon’s environment in the futureBy: Danny SchafferOEC is proud of its role in achieving cornerstone environmental legislation in 2015 – the reauthorization of the Clean Fuels Program and passage of the Toxic Free Kids Act. Not surprisingly, these innovative programs dominate OEC’s discussion of events in Salem. But also critical to environmental sustainability are the important steps by Oregon’s legislature to advance racial justice, health equity and the strengthening of families and communities.Environmental progress is intricately linked to equity and access.Full and equal citizen participation in ...

Climate Risk and Health Care Forum

Climate Risk: What it means for Oregon's private and public health care sectors  World Trade Center, Portland, OR 
Advance Registration required. Space is limited.
Tickets: $20/$15 OEC Members Friday, November 21st, 8:00 am - 11:30 amThis forum for professionals in all reaches of health care will cover a question essential to the future of the industry: How can we understand, reduce and mitigate the risks that a changing climate poses to health and health care delivery in Oregon?Featured speakers include Jon Utech, Environmental Sustainability Director at Cleveland Clinic; Lillian Shirley, Oregon Public Health Division Director; and ...