Daily Archives: January 27, 2014

Greening the Inner City: Jobs, Health, Justice and the Environment

Greening the Inner City: Jobs, Health, Justice and the Environment

Environmental restoration can succeed only if it meaningfully addresses social justice and the elimination of poverty. Omar Freilla, one of the nation’s most dynamic and creative young environmental justice leaders, is a founding board member of Sustainable South Bronx and recently launched Green Worker Cooperatives, an inspiring initiative dedicated to the creation of worker-owned, environmentally friendly manufacturing cooperatives in the South Bronx.

….(read more).

Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics
Food-Matters

Overworked & Under Spray


ToxicFreeNC

Uploaded on Aug 29, 2011

This summer Toxic Free NC staffer Ana Duncan Pardo and Into the Fields intern Abi Bissette traveled the roads of Eastern NC interviewing young farm workers about their experiences being exposed to pesticides. The result: a powerful short film highlighting the reality of pesticide exposure in the words of young workers here in NC.

Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics

Environmental Justice


Meridian Hill Pictures

Uploaded on Jan 24, 2012

A short documentary about how urban forestry and greening are helping to meet critical needs in underserved communities in Washington DC. Created by the Washington Parks & People District of Columbia Green Corps trainees, through a media education program with Meridian Hill Pictures.

The broader story of the Green Corps trainees is part of a feature-length documentary currently in production. To learn more about the film, visit meridianhillpictures.com

Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics

ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM and DUMPING PCB ON BLACK NEIGHBORHOOS

1968turkey

Uploaded on Jun 15, 2011

All around the world the minority communities are the most abused people.

Most of the time there are prejudice and racist attitude to them which hinder their social and economical development.

Jobs and better schools are scarce and they lose battle in the beginning.

This time because of their weak NGO and political organizations environmental pollutants in Tennessee dumped on them causing cancer and other lethal diseases.

Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics

Environmental Racism: Introduction and Case Studies


SterlingScreencast

Published on Feb 1, 2013

Short student video presentation about environmental racism for public policy seminar

Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics

Environmental Racism


domee4

Uploaded on May 1, 2010

Environmental Racism

Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics

Water in Maywood, CA – Aguas Con el Agua

UrbanSemillas

Uploaded on Apr 15, 2010

Water issues in Maywood, CA. Video clip submitted to the EPA for their Faces of the Grassroots: Environmental Justice Video Contest.

See: http://www.youtube.com/user/UrbanSemillas/videos

Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics