In case you are interested . . .
Sylvia Hood Washington–a candidate in our fraternity–will be one of the presenters!
A description of the event follows:
Please join us on Monday, July 25th, 3-4 pm Eastern to hear Dr. Sylvia Hood Washington, noted environmental scientist and member of the Illinois Environmental Justice Commission, speak about how climate change is an issue of justice and protection of life. Dr. Hood Washington will be joined by Katelyn Roedner Sutter, and Edgar Garibay from the Environmental Justice Program at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Stockton. They will talk about the impacts of poor air quality and climate change in the fields and towns along the vast San Joaquin Valley of central California.This webinar will help us understand:
- How climate change impacts disproportionally people of color.
- How Laudato Si’ is a helpful framework to understand and act on issues of climate justice.
- The impacts of climate change on people of color, especially African American and farmworker communities.
- How we, as people of faith, can respond to the challenge of environmental racism.