Environmental Justice: A Framework and Tools for Action

Apr 17, 2024, 10:00 am12:00 pm
New South, 7th Floor Training Room


Event Description

This highly interactive and in-person workshop engages staff in understanding their role in the work of Environmental Justice and Sustainability on campus and beyond. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Definitions of Environmental Justice
  • Facilities: Where Sustainability and Environmental Justice Connect
  • Local Environmental Justice Issues
  • Environmental Justice and the Princeton Campus
  • Tools ad Action for Environmental Justice

Personnel will understand:

  • Their role in Environmental Justice and tools they can use to make a difference
  • How to talk about Environmental Justice with colleagues and community members
  • How to recognize Environmental Justice issues on campus and in their communities

Workshop Instructor: 

Running Grass, a long-time partner of the Princeton Office of Sustainability. He is nationally recognized for his formative contributions to the fields of multicultural environmental education and Environmental Justice. He was a delegate to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit in 1991, which launched the Environmental Justice movement onto the national stage. Running-Grass served as Environmental Justice Coordinator at EPA for 22 years where he worked on Environmental Justice issues at the community and governmental levels.