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PREPARATION DAY:
WHAT IS ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM?


"Environmental racism is the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards on people of color. Environmental justice is the movement's response to environmental racism." 
Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice



   — LEARN —   

Getting Started:

Going Deeper:

 
   — PRAY —   

Prayer for the Elimination of Environmental Racism | Sisters of Mercy
Scroll down the page to the section titled "Pattern 3: Environmental Racism"

   — ACT —   

Explore the Environmental Justice Timeline to learn more about the history of the environmental justice movement in the United States. 

   — ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE VOCABULARY —   

Environmental Racism: 
Refers to any policy, practice, or directive that differentially affects or disadvantages (whether intended or unintended) individuals, groups, or communities based on race or color. 

Confronting Environmental Racism: Voices from the Grassroots | Dr. Robert Bullard

   — ADDITIONAL RESOURCES —   
 
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