Third Rail Eps 12: Environmental Justice

September 5th, 2014  |  by Veralyn Williams |  Published in Podcast

In “Environmental Justice” we discuss ways we can elevate “green” concerns and the many connections to race, class, and gender. And we also challenge the idea that the environment is a “white” issue.

Guests

Harvir Kaur, Food Sovereignty Organizer, BMC
Cynthia Moices, Environmental Justice Organizer, UPROSE

Segments

1. Green in A Vacuum: In the social justice world, why does environmental justice get marginalized? And where does it intersect with identities of race, class, and gender?

2. POC and Environmental Justice: Fights for environmental causes like climate change, healthy food and recycling are widely seen as a “white” fields. Are there really no people of color who care about the environment?

3. “Tell em why you mad” Roundup

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