Intersection of Climate Change and the Broader Social Justice Movement (Sept 23rd-29th)
Climate Preparedness Week consists of countless organizations holding community events to raise awareness around extreme weather events and how to build proactive resilience before emergency strikes.
This year, CREW is hosting two Central Events for Climate Prep Week! Join us as we discuss the broader social justice movement in relation to heat and flooding.
Questions? Contact Samantha Paladini at [email protected]
Sign up for the Zoom links below:
Central Events Information
CRWA/CREW- Flooding Event
Heat, Health, and Racial Justice
The summer of 2023 was the hottest ever recorded, increasing the risk of heat-related illnesses. While the rising number of heat waves will affect everyone to some capacity, this discussion will dive deeper into the impacts heat has on our public health and how BIPOC communities are disproportionately at risk due to the oppressive systems in our institutions and society.
WHEN?: Thursday, Sept 28th 6-7pm
WHERE? This virtual event will be held in English on Zoom.
Caleb Dresser with The Harvard School of Public Health
Ted Landsmark with The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University
Victoria "Torrey" Spies with The Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub at Northeastern University
Leah Bamberger with The Climate Justice and Sustainability Hub at Northeastern University