Climate Justice: Building the Just Transition Led By Frontline Communities

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (ET)
OCL Friends Center 1501 Cherry St., Philadelphia, PA
Event Type
Lecture
Contact
Calista Cleary
Department
Provost Office
Link
https://ems-web.quaker.haverford.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=79826

 

The Tri-Co Philly Program will be hosting nationally recognized Puerto Rican environmental justice leader and attorney, Elizabeth C. Yeampierre on Tuesday, August 29. Yeampierre is Executive Director of UPROSE, Brooklyn's oldest Latinx community-based organization. Drawing on her experiences as a leader in the field of environmental justice, Yeampierre provides a unique perspective on how to promote meaningful engagement toward concrete, inclusive, community-based solutions to deal with the climate emergency we are facing as a community, a city, a nation, and world. In these times of political and environmental uncertainty, Yeampierre’s thoughts will leave an impression on audience members’ thoughts and actions regarding climate change and climate justice. The event will take place at 6:30 pm at the Friends Center in Philadelphia.

Details: 

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Friends Center,1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Open Reception at 6:30pm

Talk begins at 7:00pm

This event is free and open to the Tri-Co community and the general public. 

HC students attending this event can apply for SEPTA passes through the Social Justice Transit Fund. 

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