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Environmental Racism and the Environmental Justice Movement: Welcome

 

This guide was initiated by the members of the Edmonds College Green Team. Use the resources here to learn about, and explore, the impact of environmental racism on communities of color and the movement built to combat it.  Watch the video for an introduction to the resources in the guide. We hope the information here will inspire you to learn more and get involved.  Check out Green Team's Virtual Events, visit the Green Team's website or email us at greenteam@email.edcc.edu.

Environmental Racism

Whether, by conscious design or institutional neglect, actions and decisions that result in the disproportionate exposure of people of color to environmental hazards and environmental health burdens.(Definition from NCCJ)

Environmental Justice Movement

Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.(Definition from NCCJ)

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