Challenging Environmental Racism: From the Local to the Global
Join Dr. David Pellow and Rev. Mariama White-Hammond for a moderated discussion about environmental racism. Dr. Pellow is the Dehlsen and Department Chair of Environmental Studies and Director of the Global Environmental Justice Project at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He will present an overview of the challenge of environmental racism and an exploration of some of the most important dimensions of the struggle for environmental justice in the U.S. and globally. Drawing upon years of research, as well as personal involvement and participation in the movement for environmental justice, Pellow will offer analysis and critique, and describe measures for promoting collective action for transformative change. Rev. White-Hammond is the founding pastor of New Roots AME Church in Dorchester, and is a prominent advocate for ecological & social justice, youth engagement, and Spirit-filled organizing. Drawing upon decades of engagement with Boston communities and viewing issues with an intersectional lens, she will offer remarks about ecological justice, local struggles and opportunities for justice in Boston.
Tuesday, December 1 at 4:30pm to 6:00pmVirtual Event