Environmental Justice and Sustainability Panel on Sept. 9

The Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center and the Diversity and Social Justice Project are  focused on related themes this year: "sustainability: environment, health and poverty" and "environmental justice," respectively. Together they are sponsoring a panel discussion titled "Environmental Justice and Sustainability" on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 4:10 p.m. in the K-J auditorium. A reception will follow in the auditorium.

Panelists will include Professor of Economics Erol Balkan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Women's Studies Joyce Barry, Assistant Professor of Government Peter Cannavo and Professor of Biology Ernest Williams. The panel will be moderated by Associate Professor of Economics Ann Owen. 

The two organizations will be co-sponsoring a second program featuring MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Majora Grant on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Carter, who is executive director of Sustainable South Bronx, will speak on the topic of environmental justice solutions. Carter founded the organization as a "non-profit environmental justice solutions corporation" in 2001.
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