Tag Archives for environmental justice

Focus on Transit Justice

A group of Boston teens held a press conference in conjunction with Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE) and the T Riders Union June 10 upon the release of their new report exploring why the MBTA should consider a youth … Continue reading

14. June 2011 by taliawhyte
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Interview with Van Jones

Environmental activist Van Jones visited students at Babson College Feb. 23 to discuss Dr. King’s legacy of social justice and how it relates to today’s sustainable business practices. Jones served as a Special Advisor for the White House Council on … Continue reading

04. March 2011 by taliawhyte
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Top 10 environmental issues affecting urban America

theGrio By Talia Whyte Earth Day turns 40 this year, but many African-Americans have never seen environmentalism as a priority until recently. With Van Jones and Majora Carter becoming household names, green is now the new black. Here is a … Continue reading

21. April 2010 by taliawhyte
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Food and Environmental Justice

As many of you all know, I am a 2009 Urban Environmental Justice Fellow at the Institute for Justice and Journalism, University of Southern California.   There were so many people involved in making this project possible that I don’t have the … Continue reading

23. September 2009 by taliawhyte
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