The Color of Place: Influences on Democracy, Environmental, and Climate Change

Sponsor: NCA First Vice President
Sat, 11/19: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM CST
Sheraton 
Room: Grand Chenier - 5th Floor 
This presentation through the eye of Dr. Beverly Wright, Environmental and Climate Justice Advocate, Researcher, and Scholar will explore the relationship between the denial of access to our democratic process and the resulting environmental decisions that have directly influenced the political-economic and social impacts of climate change.

Dr. Beverly L. Wright environmental justice scholar and advocate, author, civic leader and professor of Sociology, is the founder and executive director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice. The Center addresses environmental and health inequities along the Louisiana Mississippi River Chemical Corridor and the Gulf Coast Region. The Center is a community-university (communiversity-model) partnership organization providing education, health and safety training and job placement for residents in environmental justice and climate-impacted communities within the United States.

Chair

Kundai Chirindo, Lewis & Clark College  - Contact Me

Presenter

Beverly Wright, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice  - Contact Me

Sponsor/Co-Sponsors

Activism and Social Justice Division
Emphasizing Community
Emphasizing Environment
Environmental Communication Division
NCA First Vice President