Scholars, advocates, and grassroots organizers discuss the history of environmental injustices in America, and the struggles for an equitable future.


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Friday, February 18th
9:00 AM

Welcome and Presentation: "Expanding Renewable Energy Tax Credits to Tribal Governments: How Current Legislative Proposals Will Benefit Tribes and Their Members in Their Continued Efforts to Address Climate Change"

Zachary R.M. Outzen
Ben Reiter

William & Mary Law School

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

9:55 AM

Panel: Indigenous Environmental Justice in America

Joseph Naeem
Dan Lewerenz
Eric Kades, William & Mary Law School
Gerald Torres
Rebecca Tsosie

William & Mary Law School

9:55 AM - 11:00 AM

11:10 AM

Presentation: "Racism and Toxic Burden in Rural Dixie"

Mary Finley-Brook
Joseph Naeem

William & Mary Law School

11:10 AM - 11:40 AM

11:50 AM

Panel: Rural Environmental Justice in America

Claire Gardner
Mary Finley-Brook
Lakshmi Fjord
La'veesha Rollins
Richard Walker
Wanda Roberts

William & Mary Law School

11:50 AM - 1:00 PM

1:40 PM

Panel: Housing Justice and the Climate Crisis

Cameron Krause
Johnny Finn
Kate Walz
LaToya Gray

William & Mary Law School

1:40 PM - 2:45 PM

3:00 PM

Presentation: "Building Community Capacity in Environmental Decision-Making Through Community Lawyering"

Steven Fischbach
Cameron Krause

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3:40 PM

Panel: Community Lawyering and Grassroots Environmental Justice Movements

Alicia Muir
Steven Fischbach
McKenna Dunbar
Taylor Lilley

William & Mary Law School

3:40 PM - 4:45 PM