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By Carolyn Classen, blogger
Sierra Club Rincon Group Program: Building Latinx Power for a Healthier Environment
January 14, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
“Sierra Club Rincon Group Program, Second Thursdays, 7:00-8:30PM. Programs are free and open to the public. They will be on Zoom at least through February. Zoom links will be distributed prior to each session. To request a link, please contact Keith Bagwell, kbagwell50@gmail.com or Meg Weesner, mweesner@att.net.
January Topic: Building Latinx Power for a Healthier Environment. Latinx and communities of color are disproportionately exposed to pollution and toxins on the job, at school, and in homes. Often the first and worst hit by the effects of climate change, it’s no surprise that people of color are also some of the strongest advocates for climate action, strongly advocating for and supporting government action to protect la Madre Tierra.

Laura Jimena Dent

Laura (Jimena) Dent, Executive Director of CHISPA Arizona, tells us how the activist organization is building political power for a cleaner, healthier state. She will describe CHISPA’s electoral strategies for the recent campaign cycle in support of environmental justice candidates.
via ZoomTucson, AZ
To request a link: kbagwell50@gmail.com”
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