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.
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.
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
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.
Published on Feb 1, 2013
Short student video presentation about environmental racism for public policy seminar
Uploaded on May 1, 2010
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.