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Civil Rights Catalyzes Environmental Action in RCE Greater Atlanta


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Civil Rights Catalyzes Environmental Action in RCE Greater Atlanta
RCE Greater Atlanta
Americas Regional RCE Meeting 2018
24-27 October, 2018, Posadas, Argentina

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Civil Rights Catalyzes Environmental Action in RCE Greater Atlanta

  1. 1. Civil Rights Catalyzes Environmental Action in RCE Greater Atlanta Mr. Garry Harris Center for Sustainable Communities Dr. Jennifer Hirsch Georgia Institute of Technology
  2. 2. Dr. King’s Dream: Creating the Beloved Community Dr. King’s Beloved Community is a global vision in which all people can share in the wealth of the earth. In the Beloved Community, poverty, hunger and homelessness will not be tolerated because international standards of human decency will not allow it. Racism and all forms of discrimination, bigotry and prejudice will be replaced by an all-inclusive spirit of sisterhood and brotherhood.
  3. 3. Transforming Civil Rights Through Faith and Creation for Care and Panet v
  4. 4. Emerging Environmental Issues Transform Civil Rights and Justice Throughout the South
  5. 5. HIGHER ED: Atlanta Metropolitan State College/Division of Social Sciences, Atlanta Student Sustainability Council, Clark Atlanta University, Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University/Institute for Urban Studies & College of Arts and Sciences, Kennesaw State University/President’s Commission on Sustainability Morehouse College, Spelman College, University of Georgia/Office of Sustainability GOVERNMENT: Atlanta Regional Commission, City of Atlanta NONPROFIT & COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS: Captain Planet Foundation, Center for Sustainable Communities, Saving Our Sons & Sisters International, Southface, United Nations Foundation, U.S. Green Building Council - Georgia BUSINESS/BUSINESS-RELATED: Corporate Volunteer Council, Greenhouse Accelerator, Inc. PHILANTHROPY: Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Turner Foundation
  6. 6. RCE Greater Atlanta - Current Initiatives Youth Network (next presentation) Curriculum Development: Sustainable Development without Displacement K-12 ATL Priority SDGs Higher Ed Research & Teaching Business Engagement Environmental Justice Academy
  7. 7. Building An Academy for Environmental Justice: Creating Neighborhoods for ALL