Over the Line: A Conversation About Race, Place, and the Environment
Dr. Robert Bullard
Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning & Environmental Policy
Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University
Thursday, October 26, 2017
7 pm-8:30 pm
Ondaatje Hall, Marion McCain Building, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Avenue
Full Day Symposium, with Keynote from Dr. George Lipsitz, University of California, Santa Barbara
Friday, October 27, 2017
9 am – 5 pm
Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
What would a different conversation about the relationship between race, place, space, the environment, and health in Indigenous and Black communities look like?
How can we best acknowledge the links between environmental racism, climate change, climate justice, a justice-based transition to a fossil-free economy, community-based aspects of renewable energy, energy policy, the built environment, urban planning, planning policies, transportation, housing, gentrification, and health?
What are the possible public health advocacy responses to existing or proposed industrial projects and other environmental hazards near Indigenous and Black communities?
This free two-part event will bring together American, Nova Scotian, and Canadian experts to engage in a solution-based, cross-cultural conversation about some of the most salient issues of our times, and their impacts on our most vulnerable communities who are all too often left out of the conversation.
Free lunch and refreshments on Friday, October 27
Organized by The ENRICH Project and the Healthy Populations Institute, Dalhousie University
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