Environmental Justice and Racism in Canada

Monday, March 2, 2009 
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Intercontinental Hotel Yorkville
220 Bloor Street West
(wheelchair accessible)

Entrance: $5.00

Presentations by:

  • Cheryl Teelucksingh, author of Environmental Justice & Racism in Canada and Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Ryerson University
  • Jennifer Foulds, Communications Director and Pollution Watch web project lead at Environmental Defence

The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion with:

  • Beenash Jaffri, co-founder of the Anti-Racist Environmental Coalition, instructor on Anti-Racist Environmentalism, and anti-racism workshop facilitator
  • Damien Lee, founder of Anishinabek Gitchi Gami Environmental Programs – one of the first community-driven environmental not-for-profit organizations an Ontario First Nation
  • Ben Powless, fills a variety of roles with the Indigenous Environmental Network, Canadian Youth Climate Coalition, the National Council for the Canadian Environmental Network, and the Youth Advisory Group to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.

For more information please contact Toronto Green Community at:
Email: togreencommunity@gmail.com or Tel: (416) 781-7663

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