Environmental Justice and Philanthropy:Challenges and Opportunities for Alignment

Event Type: 
Webinar
Major Issue: 
Communities
Geographic Focus: 
National
When: 
August 6, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Eastern

Building Equity and Alignment for Impact (BEA) and the Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School webinar:

Environmental Justice and Philanthropy:Challenges and Opportunities for Alignment

Thursday, August 6
10:30am PT / 1:30pm ET
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Panelists and attendees will discuss challenges and opportunities for alignment between philanthropy and grassroots environmental justice organizations in the context of the multi-layered crises of COVID-19, economic distress, and racial injustice in communities already disproportionately polluted and under-resourced. This report focused on the Midwest and Gulf South regions. 
 

Speakers include:

  • Ana Baptista, Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School
  • Matthew Kennedy, Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy
  • Antonio Lopez, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization
  • Andrew Rosenberg, BEA Steering Committee member and Union of Concerned Scientists
 
This webinar is free and open to the public. Learn more about the report here and view one pagers that highlight alignment of priority issue areas, opportunities for capacity building and access, and funding disparities.
 
Issue Area: 
Environmental & Social Justice

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