The Intersection of Climate and Social Justice: Part 1
11feb5:00 pm6:00 pmThe Intersection of Climate and Social Justice: Part 15:00 pm - 6:00 pm OrganiserSociety of Hispanic Professional Engineers, NYCEvent TypeWebinar & Talks
Registration link here Part 1 of this series will focus on providing a fundamental understanding of how institutional racism
Registration link here
The Intersection of Climate and Social Justice will be a three-part series aimed to educate and inform the community about the intersection of Climate and Social justice including the history of racial inequities, climate change challenges and solutions in cities, and the implications of the sustainability industries lack of diversity.
A history of place-based racial inequities will be part one of this series and will focus on providing a fundamental understanding of how institutional racism has impacted the health and well-being of BIPOC communities.
The speaker Dr. Lorena Estrada-Martínez is a social epidemiologist and Assistant Professor of Public Health at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Her research on Latino and Black youth has focused on the impact of cultural and structural dimensions of family and neighborhood factors on disparities in mental health and behavioral outcomes from adolescence through adulthood.
Zoom details will be sent to registered attendees 48 hours before the event.
(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm