Technical Assistance
The process of providing tailored support to organizations and communities to address a specific need and build capacity. Support may include sharing information, building skills, and facilitating collaboration.
Environmental Justice
The fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies.

Who we serve

Community groups in the 8 states and 6 tribal nations of EPA Region 4: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Catawba Indian Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Miccosukee Tribe of Florida Indians, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, Poarch Band of Creek Indians, Seminole Tribe of Florida.

How we serve Region 4

Environmental Justice (EJ) issues we help address include:
  • Air quality issues
  • Water quality issues
  • Soil quality issues
  • Personal exposure to environmental hazards
  • Climate change resilience
  • Clean energy transitions
Technical Assistance (TA) we provide includes:
  • Identifying and applying for funding
  • Supporting partnerships with other EJ organizations
  • Navigating online government systems and tools
  • Engaging with local and state governments
  • Connecting with experts for an EJ issue