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The Chi-Nations Youth have been hard at work this year, at the end of 2013 they decided 2014 will be the year we focus more on environmental justice not just the protests of 2013. 1,286 more words

American Indian Center

The Lead Catastrophe in Utica - Freedom School Class - Thursday, December 18

There is a major public health problem locally that few are talking about. Utica is the epicenter for instances of lead poisoning and the piloting of lead prevention programs in New York State. 81 more words

Environmental Justice Radio

I created this podcast, Environmental Justice Radio, as an extra credit project for Environmental Integration I: Environmental Perspectives.

https://smithceeds.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/calliesieh_environmental_justice_radio1.mp3
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As I study environmental issues, ranging from the disruption of biogeochemical cycles to the economic and social costs of climate change, I find myself continuously returning to the interconnectedness of environmental and societal health. 197 more words

Smith College

#LifeMatters: On Die-Ins as a Path to Social Change

There’s something weird and macabre about the current spate of “die-ins” occurring across the country.

The logic seems to be that we register our very live protest by pretending to be dead, and blocking normal business as usual in the process. 481 more words

Activism

Demands for Justice Are Failing Black Women and Girls | Kali Nicole Gross

When Justice fails again. Marissa Alexander is goes back to jail after courts add new charges forcing her to accept a plea bargain. An additional 65 days or 60 years in jail. 132 more words

African American

UnderstandingPrejudice.org: Implicit Association Test

When it comes to gender and racial equality, most people know what their opinions are. But what about unconscious attitudes and associations? Would you be surprised to learn, for example, that you unconsciously favor one gender or racial group over another? 6 more words

Politics

Addicting Info – President Obama Gives Workers An Easier Way To Unionize

The new reform will include limits to some of the litigation that can precede a union election, which will make it harder for groups or individuals to stall or drag out the process. 81 more words

Government