***This event is postponed due to County health advice.***
What can people in Davis and Yolo County learn from some of the biggest environmental justice movements of our time? How might they help us take on this moment of danger?
These questions will be the core of a community talk by UC Davis Professor Julie Sze to be held Tuesday March 10, 7pm to 8:30pm at St Martin’s Church, 640 Hawthorn Lane, Davis. This event is free and open to the public.
Prof. Sze will present her book, Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger, which has been called a hopeful primer on environmental justice, exploring some of the biggest struggles for environmental justice in recent decades such as the indigenous resistance at Standing Rock, the fight against poisoned water in Flint, the rebuilding of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Prof. Sze’s work catalogues how environmental justice movements fight, survive, love, and create in the face of violence that challenges the conditions of life itself.
The event is co-sponsored by the UC Davis Humanities Institute, Sunrise Movement Davis, The Climate Reality Project Campus Corp at UC Davis, and the Yolo Interfaith Alliance on Climate Justice. The Episcopal Church of St. Martin is a member of the Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice, which is a Cool Davis working group.