Office of Environmental Justice


Take Action

How to get involved and support environmental justice in your community.


Connect
  • Join and become active in an environmental justice organization.
  • Join the DEP and OEJ mailing lists to stay up-to-date.
  • Join your local environmental commission or shade tree commission and attend meetings. For more information on environmental commissions, visit the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC)
  • Follow DEP on social media to stay connected
  • Download the WARNDEP App and save the hotline number in your phone (1-877-WARN-DEP)
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Get Involved
  • Attend a DEP public meeting or submit comments.
  • Attend city and town council meetings.
  • Contact your community, state and federal representatives to share your comments about environmental issues. For more information, visit the New Jersey Legislature website or visit your local and county government website.
  • Teach youth and others about environmental protection and environmental justice.
  • Participate in local organizing efforts.

Stakeholder Workgroup and Public Meeting Schedule