Earth Week: Environmental & Climate Justice Civic Dialogue

Date(s) - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

Poster for Earth Week 2017

Our cultural practices are intertwined with the natural world, even if we don’t always realize it. Using artifacts to symbolize personal stories, this dialogue will highlight links between the environment and social justice issues, and help participants consider cultural diversity as an asset to find solutions to common challenges.

Save the Dates:

  • Wednesday, April 19th 3pm-4:30pm (From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City in partnership with the UIC Freshwater Lab) – From Flint goes beyond the news headlines to spotlight the impact of the devastating water contamination crisis on the people of Flint, Michigan.This film highlights the stories of residents who were personally injured, along with the work of local organizations and individuals that rallied to support them. Screening followed by discussion facilitated by Professor Rachel Havrelock.

Poster: Earth Week 2017 [PDF]

All audiences are welcome to join us at these programs. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting us.

Contact Info

Name: Mario Lucero
Phone: (312) 996-3095


Heritage Garden Student Group, Latino Planning Organization for Development, Education, and Regeneration (LPODER), and Mexican Student de Aztlán (MeSA)

UIC Latino Cultural Center

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