Friday, April 22, 2022 br> 2:00pm – 3:30pm
This session addresses how current strategies and present-day EJ campaigns mobilized by CRCQL and other EJ movements are reframing the practical significance of law and social policy in order to advance their environmental justice goals. Panelists discuss recent EJ initiatives that create diverse coalitions and broaden legal and social policy strategies to build community power to move toward transformative justice.
Panelists: Zulene Mayfield, CRCQL; Will Jones, Chester activist; Tyler White and Chantal Reyes, C-4 students (Campus Coalition Concerning Chester); Maria Lopez-Nuñez, Deputy Director, Ironbound Community Corporation; Steph Tai, University of Wisconsin Law School
Resources, Looking Back, Moving Forward Conference
Contract of Waste Disposal Between New York City & Covanta, New York City and Covanta
Transcript, Zulene Mayfield, Will Jones, Tyler White, Chantal Reyes, Maria Lopez-Nuñez, and Steph Tai
Video, Zulene Mayfield, Will Jones, Tyler White, Chantal Reyes, Maria Lopez-Nuñez, and Steph Tai