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Social Impact-athon

Social Impact-athon, an intensive weekend project to learn about environmental justice and local organizations that support it, evaluate their priorities and needs of the community, and award grant funding.

Defining our Terms

 

 

In Massachusetts, an Environmental Justice community is identified by three criteria: income, size of minority populations, and English language isolation.

 

 

 

Environmental Justice - The Basics

Robert Bullard is known as the "father of environmental justice."  Click on his picture to read an introductory essay on environmental justice from the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences.

 

WBUR aired a 12 part series on climate change in the Boston area. Read or listen.

 

  

Green of Another Color: Building Effective Relationships Betwee Foundations and the Environmental Justice Movement

A Report by the Philanthropy and Environmental Justice Research Project Northeastern University
Dr. Daniel R. Faber, Project Director
Deborah McCarthy, Project Research Assistant

Unequal Exposure to Ecological Hazards 2005: Environmental Injustices in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

A Report by the Philanthropy and Environmental Justice Research Project Northeastern University
Dr. Daniel R. Faber, Project Director
Dr. Eric J. Krieg, Project Associate