Landscapes of Environmental Justice: Bridging Past and Present
March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Join the Bell Museum for an introduction to environmental justice challenges in the Twin Cities through a storytelling lens, focusing on first-person narratives and connecting to the exhibition Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Justice.
This panel will address community organizing for environmental justice in urban planning, pollution remediation, and climate disaster preparedness, touching on projects such as the Upper Harbor Terminal, East Phillips Urban Farm, and North Minneapolis tornado recovery. Learn what activists are doing to create new stories of environmental justice, and how you can get involved.
- Moderated by Michelle Garvey, Program Director, Environmental Sustainability , HECUA
- Catherine Fleming, The Calvary Group d/b/a Project Sweetie Pie
- Cassandra Holmes, East Phillips Neighborhood Institute Board Member and Community Health Worker
- Roxxanne O’Brien, Northside Environmental Justice Activist
- José Luis Villaseñor, Community Connector on Issues of Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice