Clean Water Action's 33rd Annual New Jersey Conference
Don't miss Clean Water Action's 33rd Annual Conference, "Unity and Action NOW" featuring:
- Keynote Speaker (TBA)
- Environmental Speakers & Plenaries
- Breakout Sessions
- Networking Lunch
- Green Vendors
- Download the Conference Brochure
This annual interactive, educational event brings together New Jersey residents, community and organizational leaders, scientists, policymakers, business thinkers and students who are focused on protecting water and creating more resilient, sustainable and healthy communities. Come, learn and share with us.
Registration is $35 per person and $15 per student. To register:
- Online: Click here.
- By Mail: Mail check payable to Clean Water Action (for tax-deductible, Clean Water Fund) to Clean Water Action & Clean Water Fund, 198 Brighton Avenue, 2nd FL, Long Branch, NJ 07740
Environmental Speakers & Plenaries
This year’s panel of experts will focus on how best to unite environmental, social justice and multi-issue organizations to ensure positive results and shared successes on critical campaigns such as clean water for all, environmental justice, climate change & green energy jobs, reducing waste and plastic pollution, and more!
Sue Altman, Leadership Board, South Jersey Women for Progressive Change
Program Director and Expert Advisor of the NJHI Next Generation Community Leaders Program at Rutgers University Institute for Effective Education. Undergraduate degree Columbia University (2005), starred on basketball and cross country teams, dual masters degree with Distinction at the University of Oxford (MSc and MBA) in International and Comparative Education and Business. Previously taught history, coached champion sport teams, served as school administrator; founded nonprofit consulting company. Resides in Camden, NJ.
Former law partner, now Of Council, at Debevoise & Plimpton; Democratic primary candidate for NJ governor (2017). Led Corzine’s Advisory Committee for Police Standards to address racial profiling; U.S. District Court monitor in NY fair housing settlement case. Co-counsel in Johnson v. Bush, to restore full voting rights of African American men with felony convictions. Challenged Florida and Colorado voter purges. Previous federal roles: Assistant/Under Secretary of the Treasury and Enforcement; led efforts to close gun show loopholes and co-chaired National Church Arson Task Force. Lead author Atlantic City: Building A Foundation for Shared Prosperity (2018). Graduated Harvard College and Harvard Law School. Clerked for Federal District Judge Robert E. Keeton. Now member of Harvard University’s Board of Overseers; former Board Member/Chair of NYU’s Brennan Center.
- 9:00 - Registration and Continental Breakfast
- 10:00 - Welcome & Theme for the Day
- 10:15 pm - Putting the ACTION in Clean Water Action
- 11:15 pm - Environmental and Social Justice: Synergy and Action
- 12:15 pm - Networking Lunch
- 1:15 pm - Challenging Ourselves to Unite in Action
- 2:00 pm - Keynote Speaker: Governor Phil Murphy (invited)
Become a Sponsor
Become a sponsor of Clean Water Action’s 33rd Annual Conference! You will not only support a great environmental cause and give back to your community, but will also receive complimentary tickets and unique sponsorship benefits. Businesses will be promoted on our website, message to our 75,000 NJ email subscribers, and at the event of nearly 200 attendees. Individuals will be recognized for their support (or can choose to remain anonymous). To become a sponsor, click here.
We are looking for environmentally-friendly green vendors to showcase their company, organizations or products at our Clean Water Action conference. To become a green vendor, click here.
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The conference is a Zero Package event - implementing ReThink Disposable practices to reduce the amount of plastic and foam debris that ends up in our oceans and waterways, harming wildflife. We will provide all reusable cups, plates, and cutlery and encourage you to BYOR! (Bring Your Own Reusable)
Special Thanks to our Conference Sponsors
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Port Division