The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) will honor NJEA President Marie Blistan at the WEC 2019 Awards Dinner on Nov. 22 at The College of New Jersey. Blistan is being recognized for her leadership in ensuring safe and healthy working and learning environments for educators and students. She played a key role, even prior to becoming NJEA president, in the founding of the Healthy Schools Now Coalition.

WEC is frequently partner with NJEA, providing guidance to local associations facing workplace safety and health issues. WEC also provides training to NJEA members at local and county association events and at statewide conferences. WEC writes a monthly column on health and safety issues in the NJEA Review.

WEC is an alliance of labor, community, and environmental organizations working together for safe, secure jobs, and a healthy, sustainable environment. WEC links workers, communities and environmentalists through training, technical assistance, grassroots organizing, and public policy campaigns to promote dialogue, collaboration, and joint action.

The Nov. 22 awards dinner will take place at 6 p.m. in TCNJ’s Education Building, Room 212, at 2000 Pennington Road in Ewing.

To purchase tickets, or to make a donation, visit njwec.org. Click on “Events” and select “WEC 2019 Awards Dinner.”

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