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Oct 28 2020

Climates of Inequality with Alliance of the SouthEast and Alliance for the Great Lakes

October 28, 2020

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM


Virtual, Chicago, IL 60607



Climates of Inequality public programming for October 2020

Join the UIC Latino Cultural Center for a series of online conversations with environmental and climate justice leaders this fall. Speakers will highlight how front-line communities in the Chicago region, impacted by environmental pollution and climate change and more recently COVID-19, are demanding justice and putting forward a vision to create healthier and safer communities. Students in LALS 495 / ANTH 494 / MUSE 400 will facilitate the conversations.

  • Amalia NietoGomez with Alliance of the SouthEast (ASE) and Olga Bautista with Alliance for the Great Lakes. On local efforts to confront environmental racism in developments on Chicago's southeast side and land use practices in Chicago, and the need for robust community engagement. Learn how residents and NGO’s changing zoning, permitting, and enforcement landscape in Chicago’s industrial corridors.

Climates of Inequality series is cosponsored by the UIC Department of Anthropology, Latin@s Gaining Access to Networks for Advancement in Science (L@s GANAS) Program, Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program, Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES) Program, Museums and Exhibition Studies (MUSE) Program, and the School of Art & Art History.

UIC student organization cosponsors for October: Alpha Psi Lambda Zeta Chapter, Hope for the Day, Latinx Graduate Student Association (LGSA), Roosevelt Network, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), and Union for Puerto Rican Students (UPRS).

UP NEXT: Wed. Nov. 11, 2020 | 4:30-5:30PM CST

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Date posted

Sep 22, 2020

Date updated

Oct 22, 2020