Communities can be stronger than climate change: The barriers and the opportunities
Learning Areas:Environmental health sciences
Public health or related public policy
Describe the differential impact of climate change on environmental justice communities. Demonstrate how communities are working to build resilience through various case studies across the country. Discuss the barriers and challenges that exist when trying to build community resilience. Compare examples of how national climate justice coalitions are addressing resilience through policy.
Keyword(s): Climate Change, Environmental Justice
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Jalonne L. White-Newsome is a Federal Policy Analyst for WE ACT for Environmental Justice, based in the Washington, DC office. In this capacity, she engages in advocacy and education on Capitol Hill, to ensure an environmental justice perspective is included in policy and legislative conversations on clean air, toxic chemicals, clean energy, climate change and adaptation.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.