CREW in the Media

Media

For general media inquiries, contact Rev. Vernon K. Walker, [email protected]


Climate CREW in the Media:

Boston Neighborhood Network,  Dr. James Intriligator Discusses Published Social Connectedness Research, October, 2022

Link to Boston Neighborhood Network Segment

Northeastern University School of Public Policy, lecture given by Rev. Vernon K. Walker, October 2022

Link to Lecture

Massachusetts Interfaith Multitfaith Service Centered on Climate Action, Worcester Telegram and Gazette October 2022

https://www.telegram.com/story/lifestyle/faith/2022/10/13/mass-interfaith-hold-service-centered-environmental-justice/10478119002/

Who Has Your Back in a Weather Emergency?, Tufts News, October 2022

https://now.tufts.edu/2022/10/05/who-has-your-back-weather-emergency

Who Has Your Back in a Weather Emergency?, Phys.org, October 2022

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-weather-emergency.html


United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Shares CREW report on Social Connectedness for Climate Resilience, September 2022:

https://www.preventionweb.net/publication/extreme-weather-social-connectedness-community-study-helping-communities-prepare

Report Highlights The Importance of Social Connectedness for Climate Resilience. Boston.com, September 2022

https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2022/09/27/report-highlights-the-importance-of-social-connectedness-for-climate-resilience/

Boston Neighborhood Network, Climate Prep Week 2022,  September  2022

https://reflect-cablecast-bnn.cablecast.tv/CablecastPublicSite/show/108608?channel=2&seekto=1284

Charles River Watershed Association Receives $894,000 to Combat River Flooding, Boston University Daily Free Press, September 2022

https://dailyfreepress.com/2022/09/28/charles-river-watershed-association-receives-894000-to-combat-river-flooding/


Trees Are Key to Address Boston’s Heat Islands. But It’s More Complicated than Just Planting New Ones. Article in Boston.com, August 2022

Boston.com Link

Cooling Centers are Turning into Next-Gen "Climate Resilience Hubs," article in AXIOS, August 2022

Axios Link

Boston Neighborhood Network Tv Station, August 2022

https://reflect-cablecast-bnn.cablecast.tv/CablecastPublicSite/show/107793?channel=2&seekto=1070


ABC Boston Affiliate Channel 5 Two-Part Mini-Documentary on Climate Justice in Boston, July 2022

Here is the links for part-one and part-two:

Link for Segment One  

Link for Segment Two

Timestamp that CREW work is discussed in the above links:

Part One: 5:20-8:34

Part Two: 6:22-6:34

GBH article: "Local Groups Gives Out A/Cs, Develop Training to Keep People Safe in Brutal Heat", July 2022

https://www.wgbh.org/news/local-news/2022/07/22/local-groups-give-out-a-cs-develop-training-to-keep-people-safe-in-brutal-heat


WERS 88.9 FM, June 2022

Radio Interview on WERS 88.9 FM with Rev. Vernon K. Walker discussing Heat Inequality and Resilience in Boston

Link to Audio Recording

Boston Praise Radio, June 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DF-JlbF17_o


CREW in WBUR, May 2022:

https://www.wbur.org/news/2022/05/23/extreme-heat-climate-change-cambridge-boston

CREW in Boston University School of Theology news, May 2022

https://www.bu.edu/sth/rev-vernon-k-walker-jr-sth-16-featured-in-wbur-local-coverage/

CREW in the Boston Globe, May 2022:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/05/20/science/summer-is-starting-earlier-massachusetts-is-not-prepared/

Rev. Vernon K. Walker appointed by the Cambridge, Massachusetts Mayor to a committee to help select the next City Manager as he represented CREW, May 2022 

https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2022/5/9/cambridge-city-manager-search-narrows/

Graduate Students at Tufts University Report in Partnership with CREW called: "Building Climate Resiliency in Mattapan," May 2022:

https://tufts.app.box.com/v/uep-fp2022-mattapan-climate


The Tufts Daily, Tufts University faculty and students collaborate with CREW to study Community Climate ResilienceMarch 2022

https://tuftsdaily.com/news/2022/03/02/tufts-faculty-students-collaborate-with-local-organization-to-study-community-climate-resilience/

Rising Seas: Planning for the Future event hosted by the John F. Kennedy Library Forums podcast, March 2022

Podcast:

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rising-seas-planning-for-the-future-video/id1313872024?i=1000555119017

Youtube Video of the event Rising Seas Event:

Youtube Link


CREW in the Boston Globe,  January 2022:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/01/11/science/it-was-fourth-warmest-year-record-us-thats-just-one-several-climate-records-set-2021/


2021

Yes Magazine, September 2021

https://www.yesmagazine.org/environment/2021/09/30/libraries-climate-justice

Boston Neighborhood Network TV Station, September 2021

Title: Climate Preparedness Week 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cf9wopvxwLw&feature=youtu.be


CREW in the Boston Globe, August 2021:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/08/29/metro/climate-resilience-group-shows-residents-how-cope-with-extreme-heat/


Boston Globe, June 2021:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/06/08/metro/cooling-centers-were-open-few-came-are-they-best-way-deal-with-scorchers/


2020

The Bay State Banner: Building Climate Resilience,  December 2020

https://www.baystatebanner.com/2020/12/03/building-climate-resiliency/


Dorchester Reporter: City Neighborhoods Are Showing The Way On Climate Change Response, November 2020

https://www.dotnews.com/2020/climate-crises-must-be-dealt-now-city-neighborhoods-are-showing-way


Climate Resilience Hubs Report, September 2020

https://www.clf.org/publication/climate-resilience-hubs/


Boston Neighborhood Network TV Station, August 2020

Title: Climate Preparedness Week 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq4QYZ-3geE


Climate CREW on New Hampshire Public Radio, July 2020:

Title: How Does Climate Justice and Racial Justice Intersect

https://www.nhpr.org/the-exchange/2020-07-14/by-degrees-how-do-climate-justice-and-racial-justice-intersect


Boston Neighborhood Network TV Station,  March 2020

 Title: March 3rd Forum, Flooding

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZJg30eTClM


The Bedford Citizen, January 2020

Rev. Vernon K. Walker remarks at the MLK Jr. Community Day

Bedford Minuteman Newspaper, January 2020

Rev. Vernon K. Walker speaking at MLK Breakfast


2019

Boston Neighborhood Network TV Station, December 2019

Title: Summary of Findings from Heat Mapping Project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lwp8UlYgPHY&feature=youtu.be


Mapping Boston Hot Spots, Block By Block, WBUR November 2019

https://www.wbur.org/news/2019/11/25/heat-mapping-boston-museum-of-science


Boston Neighborhood Network TV Station, September 2019

Title: Events to Spotlight Climate Preparedness Week 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlJOpIcMXIs

The Berkshire Eagle, September 2019

https://www.berkshireeagle.com/archives/north-adams-panel-discussion-on-climate-change/article_ce0a9acf-fea8-580e-8c8f-540da9d2057c.html


Boston Neighborhood Network TV Station, June 2019

Title: New Effort to Boast Climate Preparedness

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qsgg4SPm95g&t=3s


2018

Associate Press, September 2018

https://apnews.com/article/8944e1f7944b462a963d7df85bbd2aa9