Global Environmental Resources, Inc.

PO Box 15395
Washington DC 20003

phone: 202-637-2467
fax: 202-399-5480


Deeohn Ferris



The Global Environmental Resources Inc. project supports the African American Forum on Race and Regionalism.



Founded in 1998, Global Environmental Resources Inc. (GERI) is a woman-owned, minority enterprise providing a broad range of consulting services for initiatives on the environment, natural resources, and public health, with a particular focus on issues relating to minorities. GERI's founder and president is Deeohn Ferris, an attorney whose previous experience includes serving as executive director of the Washington Office on Environmental Justice and director of the Special Litigation Division of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The African American Forum is co-chaired by Angela Glover Blackwell, Robert Bullard, and john powell.


    GERI's services include:

    Constructive relationship building to open dialogue and improve collaboration with community stakeholders

    Legal analysis of environmental justice and equity issues

    Technical and legal support on planning and permitting

    Environmental compliance and enforcement

    Research and impact analysis

    Public policy advocacy

    Problem solving and facilitation

    Environmental justice training

    Community involvement, outreach and education