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Webinar: Race and the Environmental Movement: History and Legacies

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Thursday, 04 June 2020, 2:00

Thursday, June 4, 2020. 2:00PM. Webinar: Race and the Environmental Movement: History and Legacies. Sarkia Tandon, Antioch University. Sponsored by Antioch University Center for Climate Preparedness and Community Resilience. More information here


This webinar explores some of the roots of the American conservation movement as they relate to white supremacy and patterns of discrimination and marginalization. The webinar begins by grounding in key concepts and frames for race equity, and then explores four windows into looking at race and the environment  to reflect on how the history of the movement is affecting issues of justice and equity in mainstream environmental work today. These include the history of the conservation movement vis a vis white supremacy and communities of color, race and environmental concern, differential impacts by racial group, and organizational demographics in environmental organizations.

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