Unnatural Disasters: The Environmental and Climate Justice Dimensions of Natural Hazards

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017,
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

DEI speaker and Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) co-chair Elizabeth Yeampierre and CJA Midwest Regional Just Transitions Organizer Dorthea Thomas for a small-group discussion examining recent natural disasters with a justice lens: What historical trends inform disaster preparedness and response? Why do some communities and countries face disproportionate burdens in the wake of natural hazards? Who has a say in rebuilding efforts? How can we at U-M help local communities build back better? 

Please join, snacks will be provided!


1046 Dana Building

Contact person(s): 
Helen Gutierrez hgut@umich.edu