Social Justice

“I Wanted To Be The Best Mom Possible – The Government Wouldn’t Help Me, So I Decided To Do It Myself.” ~ Lois Gibbs

BY ON April 21, 2014
On Earth Day, April 22, the American Masters series on PBS is presenting A Fierce Green Fire, a documentary which timelines the environmental movement’s past five decades. Beginning in the 1960s, the one-hour film is chock full of backstory that contextualizes where the struggle is...

TOPICS: Activism, Children's Health, EPA, Motherhood, Social Justice

Collaboration On Environmental Justice Issues Leads To Stronger, More Inclusive Action

BY ON February 26, 2014
This was written by Marcelo Norsworthy and Lucía Oliva Hennelly, EDF Voices, with contributions from Adrian Shelley, Executive Director of Air Alliance Houston: February 11th marked the 20th anniversary of the Presidential Executive Order calling for Federal Actions To Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations, which prompts...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Latino Community, Social Justice, Texas

 

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