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Sep 6 2022

Climates of Inequality – Frank Ettawageshik

September 6, 2022

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM



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Join the UIC Latino Cultural Center for a series of online conversations with environmental and climate justice leaders from across the country this fall. Their work reveals frameworks and strategies to address the disproportionate impacts of climate change and environmental pollution on communities of color, indigenous, and low-income earners. Students in the Environmental & Climate Justice course* will facilitate the conversations.

Executive Director of the United Tribes of Michigan, Frank Ettawageshik will talk about the adoption of the Tribal and First Nations Great Lakes Water Accord and his environmental justice work with the Great Lakes.

*LALS 495 / ANTH 494 / MUSE 400

When: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Time: 5PM-6PM CST

Where: Virtual RSVP

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Upcoming Presentations:

October 18, 5-6PM CST | Claudia Navarro, WeCount!, FL

November 15, 5-6PM CST | Kassandra Hishida and Brenda Gutierrez Mora, Central Valley Agroecology Program Planning Committee, CA

Co-sponsored by Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program, Social Justice Initiative, Department of Anthropology, CIM2AS, Freshwater Lab, Great Cities Institute, L@s GANAS, Museums and Exhibition Studies (MUSE) Program, and Native American Support Program.

Zona Abierta presented by: the UIC LCC | Humanities Action Lab | LVEJO | Alianza Américas | Sustainability Fee


Date posted

Aug 24, 2022

Date updated

Aug 24, 2022