VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Center for Social and Environmental Justice at Washington State University Vancouver will host its first environmental justice conference, “EJ-ACT!: Environmental Justice-Action, Communities and Topics,” Feb. 26.

The conference is designed to address many of the most pressing issues in Oregon and Washington, including urban environmental justice, farm worker and immigrant issues and issues that directly affect indigenous communities in the region.

The morning keynote speaker will be Ramon Ramirez of Pineros y Campesinos Unidos, also known as Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United; the afternoon speaker will be Robin Morris Collin, professor of law at Willamette University.

Registration is $10 per person, which includes a continental breakfast and lunch. To register, visit www.vancouver.wsu/edu/programs/csejustice and click on the “EJ-ACT Conference” link. Registration deadline is Feb. 21.

For more information on the conference, contact Ben Duncan at (360) 546-9490. WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave., east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205. Parking is available for $1.75 in the blue lot or at parking meters.