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Environmental Justice Webinars - Shared screen with speaker view
Citizens Campaign for the Environment
38:48
Good morning Sharon & Dr. Mitchell! Thanks for organizing this
Doris Johnson
39:15
please mute everyone
Michael Malmrose
39:29
everybody please mute, I'm hearing a lot of feedback
lynne bonnett
39:35
thx, i'm getting feedback.
Mary Hogue
39:38
who is not on mute?
Patrick Comins, Connecticut Audubon Society
39:52
I am looking forward to the entire series!
Patrick Comins, Connecticut Audubon Society
40:02
Thank you for organizing this.
Sherill Baldwin
41:30
you are sharing your email page. suggest you stop sharing screen.
Disha she/her unceded Quinnipiac land (aka new haven, ct)
41:32
no longer seeing the slides
Amy Paterson - CLCC
41:35
Did we lose the powerpoint?
Missy Delgado (She/Her)
41:42
Seeing emails going out
Doris Johnson
42:26
JacobsW please mute
Laura Robbins
42:31
we are seeing Susan Quincy's screen not Sharon Lewis
Marianne Engelman-Lado
42:54
Great to see so many participants for this important conversation.
Cheryl Cappiali
44:47
Everyone needs to mute!
Kate Moran
44:58
Please mute
Deja Curtis (she/her/hers)
46:06
I think the host and co-hosts should also be able to mute individuals
Mary Hogue
46:34
YES!!!!
Susan Quincy
47:16
Yes. the noise is coming through the speaker connection. I am sorry for the distraction.
jasminepeele
50:52
Book: The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein
Kim Stoner
51:34
Another book: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
Susan Eastwood
53:28
I read Warmth of other Suns recently; it is excellent and I learned a great deal.
Mark Mitchell
55:08
Recommended Book: African American Connecticut Explored, Editor Elizabeth Norman
Marianne Engelman-Lado
55:30
See also Dorceta Taylor’s Toxic Communities.
Mark Mitchell
56:49
Book: Toxic Waste and Race at 20 by United Church of Christ
Marianne Engelman-Lado
57:44
See also video of 1st Congressional Convening on Environmental justice, from 2019, hosted by the House Natural Resources Committee, at https://bluevirginia.us/2019/06/video-rep-donald-mceachin-rep-raul-grijalva-host-first-of-its-kind-congressional-convening-on-environmental-justice.
shannon (she/her) raider-ginsburg
01:04:15
Thank You Sharon Lewis! This is so fiercely honest and real and missing from nearly all conversations on environmentalism!
Marianne Engelman-Lado
01:04:26
For more on the research investigating disparate siting in BIPOC communities, see Mohai and Saha, “Which Came First, People or Pollution? Assessing the Disparate Siging and Post-Siting Demographic Change Hypothesis of Environmental Injustice, at https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/11/115008/meta (“We conclude that racial discrimination and sociopolitical explanations (i.e., the proposition that siting decisions follow the 'path of least resistance') best explain present-day inequities.”)
lynne bonnett
01:06:08
I think she is only referring to municipal waste incinerators, not the more numerous sewage sludge incinerators.
Arielle King (chat monitor)
01:08:23
We’ll be starting the Q&A portion soon. Please submit questions if you have any :)
Sherill Baldwin
01:08:23
since we’re not seeing her full slide deck, will it be shared? Thank you.
yan chen
01:08:47
where the slides will be shared?
lynne bonnett
01:08:51
very nice job Sharon, thanks.
Louise Washer
01:08:55
Thank you Sharon.
Marianne Engelman-Lado
01:09:30
Can Sharon speak about issues of environmental justice in the climate context? CCEJ is a signatory to the Equitable and Just Climate Action Platform. Are there lessons or principles from the platform that the GC3 should take into account?
Marianne Engelman-Lado
01:10:08
Equitable and Justice Climate Action Platform, available at https://ajustclimate.org.
Doris
01:11:10
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. worked in Connecticut's tobacco fields as well
Deja Curtis (she/her/hers)
01:11:39
@Doris wow I didn’t know that
Holly Lalime
01:12:08
Martin Luther King Jr. also participated in this program through Morehouse College. He worked and lived for two summers at a tobacco farm in Simsbury. There's a movement right now to permanently protect and preserve this area and the tobacco barns that are still standing.
Claire (she/her) Sickinger
01:12:10
Yes, he worked in Simsbury
Doris
01:12:13
Deja, I have a presentation I can share with you
pestanae
01:12:38
he worked in Simsbury- and he use to and eat in downtown Hartford with whites. it inspired him.
Deja Curtis (she/her/hers)
01:12:49
@Doris, yes please send that to me!
Doris
01:13:22
Edith, yes that why he had a love for the north because of the integration he experienced
Doris
01:13:33
No problem Deja
Cathy Labadia
01:13:44
Many of the larger tobacco corporations house students in dormatory
Cathy Labadia
01:14:34
Sorry, in dormitories on site to avoid busing. It was more of a plantation system.
pestanae
01:16:54
and sadly there were slave plantations in CT. one in Salem comes to mind.
Michael Malmrose
01:17:32
https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/Climate-Change/GC3/Webinars
Patricia Taylor
01:17:42
Is there local or state-funded care for children and adults in EJ communities who suffer from the pollution they live with?
Cyrena Thibodeau
01:18:52
Can potentially all these resources that people have shared, the one that Dr. Mitchell mentioned, and potentially ones recommended from Sharon Lewis be posted as well?
Katrina Rhodes
01:19:26
QUESTION: Please describe any advocacy for African-Americans relocating to less toxic lands in current states, original colonies, or continental Africa, thanks
Deja Curtis (she/her/hers)
01:21:04
How can we get involved in the local CT EJ movement? Are there any volunteering opportunities with CCEJ?
Iliana’s phone
01:21:22
are there Latinos groups participating in commenting about environmental regulations. what are the must important groups that are participating and how?
Susan Eastwood
01:21:36
You can save the chat for yourself by clicking the three dots to right in the chat comment box.
Disha she/her unceded Quinnipiac land (aka new haven, ct)
01:25:50
question! it is clear that institutionalized racism is inherent in CT's waste system — & that low income & communities of color bear the brunt of this pollution. from what I understand the Hartford incinerator has been receiving upgrades & renovations. though this is a band aid solutions that is not fixing the racist & unjust patterns of burning trash in these communities & hurting our climate, our people & native land. what is CT Governor’s Committee on Climate Change or other policy/advocacy groups within the state doing to implement long lasting solutions that support local jobs, cost less $$ than incineration, protect our climate & public health, & disrupt the injustice among BIPOC folx that is inherent in large polluting facilities like the Hartford & Bridgeport incinerator.
Marianne Engelman-Lado
01:27:53
Thank you to Sharon Lewis & Mark Mitchell.
Marie Orsini Rosen
01:28:12
1619, the award-winning article and podcast by NYT journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones,. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/23/podcasts/1619-slavery-anniversary.html
Cathy Labadia
01:28:37
Fantastic - thank you. Racism comes in many forms.
Patrick Comins, Connecticut Audubon Society
01:28:53
Thank you for this presentation.
Ashley Benitez Ou
01:28:55
Thank you, Sharon and Mark.
Amy Paterson - CLCC
01:29:05
Thank you, Sharon and Dr. Mitchell.
Colin Nackerman
01:29:07
Iliana, GreenLatinos and UPROSE are a couple great orgs
Kim Stoner
01:29:08
Thanks!
Eric Hammerling
01:29:09
Important topic, passionately presented. Looking forward to the full series of webinars. Thanks!!
Marie Orsini Rosen
01:29:10
Thank you, Gov's GC3, Mark and Sharon -- riveting and informative.
Arielle King (chat monitor)
01:29:10
Website: https://cceej.com/ and FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Connecticut-Coalition-for-Environmental-Justice-109711843855441 f
Citizens Campaign for the Environment
01:29:12
Thanks CCEJ!
yan chen
01:29:14
Thank you.
Susan Eastwood
01:29:22
Great job!
Cheryl Cappiali
01:29:26
Thank you for a great presentation!
Bill Lucey
01:29:37
Excellent presentation
KGrigg
01:29:37
Thank you to you both.
Katrina Rhodes
01:29:44
Thank you CCEEJ GC3 Sharon and Mark!
Sherill Baldwin
01:29:45
thank you.
Kallenbergk
01:29:47
Thank you!!
Disha she/her unceded Quinnipiac land (aka new haven, ct)
01:30:12
can someone pls guide me with my question above ^^ on what is happening to help solve this issue
Patricia Taylor
01:30:21
Thank you - I learned a lot.
Anne Hulick
01:30:32
It is so maddening at how much is left out of history lessons. Thank you Sharon and Dr. Mitchell for this excellent presentation and your leadership.
LStephenson
01:30:37
great job! more time for discussion needed!
shannon (she/her) raider-ginsburg
01:30:40
Yes Sharon!! thank you for this work.
Kathy
01:31:00
Everyone has a seat at those decision making tables!
jasminepeele
01:31:06
Thank you!
Kathy
01:31:30
Thank you