An overview of major environmental justice concerns in the state and the organizing being done by communities to address them.
Hear the voices of grassroots leaders addressing disaster preparedness and relief, and join a discussion across disciplines on lessons and next steps at the 2019 Environmental Justice Symposium. The event includes a community tour, dinner, and panel on Friday, and a keynote, panel, and group discussions on Saturday.
Appearing: Vernice Miller-Travis, Naeema Muhammad, Omega Wilson, Ryan Emanuel, Omari Wilson
Symposium title: 2019 Environmental Justice Symposium, Resilient Communities: Environmental Justice in the Face of Disaster
Panel title: Environmental Justice in North Carolina
Presented by the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and the Duke Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program with support from the Duke Office of Faculty Advancement. Co-sponsored by Bennett College, the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, the Environmental Law Clinic at Columbia Law School, the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Vermont Law School.
Originally recorded on March 9th, 2019 at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.