Since 1990, Ms. Michele Roberts has provided technical assistance and advocacy support to communities regarding the impacts of toxins on human health and the environment. She also is a spoken word artist, who created Arts Slam @ SsAMS, a community-based arts program. She received a master of art degree (2000) from the University of Delaware and a Bachelor of Science degree in biology (1983) from Morgan State University. Roberts has co-authored reports on environmental justice issues, and her advocacy work has been featured on television and in print news and magazines. Prior to being an advocate, Michele worked for 20 years as an environmental scientist for the government. She currently is co-director of the Environmental Justice and Health Alliance for Chemical Policy Reform.