Environmental Justice Partnership, Inc.
P.O. Box 3564
Baltimore, MD 21214
Function of Organization/Site:
The Environmental Justice Partnership is a non-profit organization that functions as the interface between environmental and other research establishments as they relate to East Baltimore and surrounding communities of Baltimore City to:
- Encourage partnerships between researchers and community members for all stages of research planning, implementation, and dissemination;
- Facilitate the equitable dissemination of pertinent information regarding local environmental and other research and its impact on the community, primarily through community education and outreach initiatives; and
- Educate the local environmental and public health research establishment regarding the response, approval, and concerns of the impacted community.
The Mission of the EJP is to address public health problems that impact East Baltimore residents by building a partnership of community based organizations that educate residents, advocate for environmental justice, and represent the East Baltimore community's interests to governmental agencies, academic institutions, and private organizations. The overall goal of the EJP is to improve the quality of life in our communities. The partners of the EJP include various community advocates and representatives of community organizations in East Baltimore.