Check out this important panel discussion of environmental justice issues hosted by the House Congressional Committee on Natural Resources and featuring a high-powered group of experts in the field who are taking part in the Environmental Justice Now Tour which is emphasizing the important role of HBCUs in the development of Black environmental scientists in the fight for #environmentaljustice …
“The House Committee on Natural Resources hosted an HBCU Environmental Justice Forum. Remarks summarized a history of environmental racism in the United States, how HBCUs are training the next generation of black environmental scientists, and the significance of the Environmental Justice for All Act to frontline black communities. Panelist included: Dr. Beverly Wright, Executive Director, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, Dr. Robert Bullard, Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, Texas Southern University, Dr. N’Taki Obsorne Jelks, Assistant Professor, Environmental and Health Sciences, Spelman College, and Joy Semien, Doctoral Student, Urban and Regional Sciences, Texas A & M University.”
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