Southeast Environmental Justice Champion Award


In honor of Environmental Justice advocates throughout the Southeast (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Tribes located within these States) the Florida Brownfields Association is seeking nominations for the 2019 Southeast Regional Environmental Justice Champion.


Award Announcement

The Award recipient will be announced on October 29, 2019 at the Southeast Regional Brownfields Conference being held in Orlando, Florida from October 27-30. 

Awardees do not need to be present to win.


Criteria for Consideration

Awards are determined based on how the nominee has contributed to positive strides in Environmental Justice within the southeast including but not limited to the following criteria:

  • Environmental Justice – Advocacy, leadership or model project development or participation
  • Environmental Justice agency or organization leadership or advocacy
  • Environmental Justice policy development and or implementation
  • On the ground environmental or public health improvements within environmental justice and under served communities
  • EJ grass roots initiatives from commencement to fruition that made a major impact.
  • EJ Historian, someone who has been involved in the EJ field for more than 25 years and has a proven track record of results.


Nomination Deadline

Nominations must be received by October 18, 2019.


Nomination Form

Submit your nomination for the 2019 Southeast Regional Environmental Justice Champion Award along with a 500-word statement on how he or she exhibits the Criteria for Consideration by the nomination deadline.


 Link to Nomination Form




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