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A webinar on Tuesday, November 14, 2017,(12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST), will explore the topic: “Impact of Environmental Injustice on Low-Income and Communities of Color.”

Sponsored by Presbyterian Hunger Program and Self Development of People, this free webinar will explore the systemic environmental justice issues facing communities of color and low income communities in the United States, offering suggestions about how to get involved. Learn about environmental laws, zoning regulations, the disproportionate burden of negative health impacts due to environmental pollution on communities of color, and how faith communities are helping address these issues.

Learn more here.

Register here.

Organizers:

  • Rebecca Barnes, Coordinator, Presbyterian Hunger Program, PMA.  Rebecca.barnes@pcusa.org. 502-569-5624.
  • Margaret Mwale, Associate for Community Development and Constituent Relations, Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People, PMA. Margaret.mwale@pcusa.org. 502-569-5792

 

Featured speakers include:

Shantha Ready Alonso, Director, Creation Justice Ministries

 

 

Elona Street-Stewart, Delaware Nanticoke, Synod Executive, Synod of Lakes and Prairies

 

 

 

Grace Ji-Sun Kim, active in global and ecumenical efforts on environmental and climate justice is also author or editor of 12 books including “Making Peace with the Earth:Action and Advocacy for Climate Justice” and “Planetary Solidarity: Global Women’s Voices of Christian Doctrine and Climate Justice

 

 

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