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Newton Free Library presents: Race and Climate Justice with Iván Espinosa-Madrigal
April 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This program is brought to you in partnership with the Burlington Public Library’s Social Justice Series, the collaborative efforts of Libraries Working Towards Social Justice and is cosponsored by Green Newton. Please register here.
The intersection of race and environmental discrimination has become more apparent during the pandemic given that low-income communities of color, and immigrant communities, are disproportionately affected. Climate change is an additional factor that harms these neighborhoods, creating climate refugees. Meanwhile, the ‘green economy’ is providing a means for individuals to address climate disparities as well as to benefit from the economic opportunities presented by this growing industry. Join Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, Esq., Executive Director of Lawyers for Civil Rights, for a discussion of these challenges and how organizations are seeking to address them.
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