“What’s in the Air & Water? From Flint to Detroit: Environmental Injustice’s Cause in Michigan” Panel Discussion http://bit.ly/JoinEJCATeam
“If you were to put something in a population to keep them down for generation and generations to come, it would be lead,” – Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha (who discovered the Flint water crisis)
According to the American Journal of Public Health, 68% of African Americans live near a coal-fired plant; which emits tons of toxics contributing to asthma, cancer and other respiratory illnesses. Also, 80% of Latinos live in communities that are below EPA air quality standards.
We are having a conversation about climate justice, environmental justice, environmental racism, and the connections between the environment, health, and race in Michigan. http://bit.ly/JoinEJCATeam
Join us Wednesday, 5/4/2016 at 4pm – 5pm @ Detroit Public Library Main Branch to learn more information to become be apart of our Environmental Justice and Climate Action team.