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ERIN BROCKOVICH HEADLINES FOURTH ANNUAL GLOBAL SOLUTIONS CONFERENCE AT LA ROCHE COLLEGE IN OCTOBER


9/14/2007

Pittsburgh, Sept. 14, 2007 — Erin Brockovich, the legal firm law clerk who won one of the largest class-action lawsuits in American history for residents of a small California community, will headline a group of speakers on environmental issues and other global concerns at the Fourth Annual Global Problems, Global Solutions Conference: Saving the Earth and Its People on Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27. The conference returns to La Roche College, where it was initiated four years ago. It is free and open to the public. Friday night’s lectures are at the Kerr Fitness & Sports Center; Saturday’s workshops are in the Zappalla College Center on campus.

Ms. Brockovich, now serving as director of research for the same law firm depicted in the Academy Award-winning film, “Erin Brockovich,” will be joined by Carol Welch, U.S. director of the United Nations Millennium Goals campaign; Olav Kjorven, director, Bureau for Development Policy, United Nations Development Program; and Issouf ag Maha, author and mayor of the nomadic Tuareg people of Niger in Africa.



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