Ending Environmental Racism: Understanding Social Forces, Fighting Local Battles
Thursday, October 14, 2021
12:30 PM-4:00 PM
What is environmental racism? How can scholarly and activist approaches help us take action to win the battle for equity and justice and keep toxic pollutants out of bodies and environments?
This one-day remote event will explore the intersection of racial justice and the environment from academic, activist and practitioner perspectives.
- David Pellow, Professor and Director of the Global Environmental Justice Project, University of California, Santa Barbara
- Zulene Mayfield, Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living
- Saleen Chapman, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Philadelphia