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Nov 18 2020

Climates of Inequality with Cheryl Johnson

November 18, 2020

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM


Chicago, IL 60612

November poster
Join us 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.
November 18 | 4:30-5:30PM CST
Cheryl Johnson with People for Community Recovery (PCR)
On their community organizing and advocacy in Altgeld Gardens. After the passing of her mother, the late Hazel Johnson, known nationally and internationally as the mother of environmental justice, Cheryl Johnson and PCR have continued to address environmental racism and climate justice.
Climates of Inequality series is cosponsored by Department of Anthropology, L@s GANAS, Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program, Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES) Program, Museum and Exhibition Studies (MUSE) Program, and School of Art & Art History and cosponsored by UIC student organizations: Alpha Psi Lambda - Zeta Chapter, Hope for the Day, Latino Planning Organization for Development, Education and Regeneration (LPODER), Latinx Graduate Student Association (LGSA), Peer Health Exchange, Roosevelt Network, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), and Union for Puerto Rican Students (UPRS).


Jocelyn Munguia

Date posted

Nov 9, 2020

Date updated

Nov 9, 2020