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Discussion on Environmental Justice

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

On May 6 from 6-7:30 pm, join the Boston Area Sustainability Group for its regular monthly meeting when it focuses on the important issue of environmental justice. The event is open to all and features four amazing speakers:

 

Dr. Daniel Faber, whose many impressive hats include Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative (NEJRC)

 

Melanie Gerate, Climate justice advocate and director of climate resilience projects focusing on extreme heat, flooding, and social inequities at the Mystic River Watershed Association 

 

Meleny Thomas, Executive Director of the South Baltimore Community Land Ttrust, fighting pollution in South Baltimore, including the trash incinerator

 

Frances Roberts-Gregory, PhD Candidate at UC Berkeley whose research focuses on how women of color in Gulf Coast Louisiana navigate contradictory relationships with energy and petrochemical industries, resist environmental racism, and advocate for environmental, energy, and climate justice.

 

More information about the speakers, event details and registration can be found at <https://www.eventbrite.com/e/environmental-justice-creating-clean-and-healthy-communities-for-all-tickets-149402963285?aff=EJbyAP>