At the College of the Holy Cross, South Worcester:
And at Clark University:
Oct. 24: NAACP leader to discuss climate and racial justice
Jacqueline Patterson, director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, will discuss links between climate and racial justice as she presents “Upholding the Beloved Community,” a free, public lecture beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Jefferson Academic Center, Room 320, at Clark University.
Patterson has worked as a researcher, program manager, coordinator, advocate and activist on issues such as women‘s rights, violence against women, HIV and AIDS, racial justice, economic justice, and environmental/climate justice.
She holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University.
She serves on the International Committee of the US Social Forum, the Steering Committee for Interfaith Moral Action on Climate, Advisory Board for Center for Earth Ethics and is on the Boards of Directors for the Institute of the Black World, Center for Story Based Strategy and the US Climate Action Network.
This lecture is sponsored by A New Earth Conversation, which is an open-ended collaborative process among members of the Clark community, aimed at cultivating new ways of responding to the unprecedented conditions and questions raised by environmental degradation and climate disruption.
Go, George, go!
A rebuke to Trumpism (and, locally, Mike-Gaffney-poopy-doop):