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In the wake of the crises of 2020, activists and social justice organizers have faced immense challenges. Events that would normally be in-person have had to take place virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the entire world had to abruptly shift to an entirely new way of doing things. Many activist strategies such asContinue reading “The Future of Activism is Virtual: UConn Collaborative Organizing”
Prison abolition is an environmental movement as much as it is a movement for Black lives and a movement for an end to violence. In our last article, we discussed environmental racism as it pertains to urban heat islands and food deserts. Environmental racism also exists in the warehousing of the largely poor, largely BlackContinue reading “Are you an environmentalist? Here’s why you should care about prison abolition.”
What do you think of when you hear the phrase, “community garden”? Maybe you think of ladies wearing wide-brimmed hats, after school programs, or the few measly tomatoes in your school cafeteria’s salad bar. How about climate action? Low income Black, Latinx, and immigrant neighborhoods in cities are at high risk of climate-related health complications,Continue reading “Can Urban Gardens Combat Climate Change?”
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