Touro University hosting lecture on civil and human rights challenges in Vallejo

Vallejo Times-Herald

Touro University California will host the fourth lecture in its free, fifth annual Social Justice in Public Health Lecture Series on Oct. 7, the university announced.

This year’s focus is on environmental justice and public health examining the ongoing impact of environmental risks on our health.

Jacqueline Patterson, director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program will discuss the civil and human rights challenges that result from climate change’s impacts and how to build resilient communities ready for future environmental disasters.

The lecture will take place 5 to 7 p.m., Oct. 7, inside Lander Hall, Touro University Campus, Lander Hall Room A-164, 105 Owen Drive, on Mare Island in Vallejo

Reception to follow. Lectures are free and open to the public but advance registration is required. To register, visit:

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