Pathways Online Summit- A Discussion of Environmental Justice with Front Line Community Leaders

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Pathways Online Summit- A Discussion of Environmental Justice with Front Line Community Leaders

April 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am



Our outstanding Plenary Panel members have gathered together to share a preview of the postponed Environmental Justice Pathways Summit!

WHAT: Environmental Justice Pathways Webinar (via zoom conferencing)
Hosted by Beyond Toxics and NAACP – Eugene/Springfield
WHENFriday, April 17th 10:00-11:30 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Webinar Discussion:
Experts in Oregon’s social and racial history discuss Historical Intersections of Race, Economy, and Environment in Oregon. The panelists will frame how past injustices impact Oregon’s current environmental policy and what we must do to confront a pattern of injustice in our state.

DAVID HARRELSON is Kalapuya and serves as the Cultural Resources Department Manager and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for his community, The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon.

GWENDOLYN TRICE is the Founder and Executive Director of the Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center. Gwen is a descendant of black families who moved to Eastern Oregon to join logging crews and contribute to Oregon’s timber economy. Gwen served on the Oregon State Advocacy Commission of Black Affairs for 5 years, and currently serves on the State Historic Preservation Committee.

LINDA TAMURA is Professor Emerita of Education at Willamette University and co-editor-in-chief of The Oregon Encyclopedia. She is also the author of “Hood River Issei” and “Nissei Soldiers Break their Silence.” Linda is a descendant of Japanese families who moved to the Hood River Valley to farm and contribute to Oregon’s agricultural sector.

RAMON RAMIREZ is Taconic Fellow of Community Change, a Washington D.C-based organization; founding member and former president of PCUN, Oregon Farmworkers Union. Ramon has provided strong leadership for Oregon’s Latinx community and has mentored new generations of young leaders for decades.

LAURA PULIDO: Professor and Department Head – University of Oregon Department of Ethnic Studies

FREE Registration (zoom meeting code sent via email after registration):

Joining the webinar is easy!
All you need is a computer with built-in sound via speakers or headphones. A webcam is optional.

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April 17, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am