"Environmental Racism, Injustice, and Inequity”

Native American Studies Center
119 S. Main St.
Lancaster 29720

This informational presentation by Claudia Heinemann-Priest, USC Lancaster Instructor of English, Catawba, and Native American Literature, will focus on Environmental Racism, is a phrase and concept used to describe Environmental Injustice that occurs within a racialized context both in practice and policy. Environmental Injustice refers to communities and natural environments that are unsafe and unproductive, due to norms and values, rules, regulations, behaviors, policies, and decisions that do not support sustainability, whereas a community of Environmental Justice is one in which both cultural and biological diversity are respected, and where there is equal access to institutions and ample resources to grow and prosper. To attend the lecture in person, please call (803) 313-7172 or email to reserve your spot. To attend via Zoom, register via this link:

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