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LOS ANGELES―Environmental Justice Community Action Lab Workshop

August 9 @ 9:00 am1:00 pm

Los Angeles as seen from Mulholland Drive.

LOS ANGELES―Environmental Justice Community Action Lab is a collaboration between faculty and students in the Chincana/o Studies Department at CSU Northridge. With financial support from California Humanities and RGS Summer Research Grants, we are proud to collaborate with local organizations in order to promote local stories about climate justice and resiliency in Los Angeles County. 

This workshop will introduce high school and college age young adults to environmental justice research and methods. It is intended to provide a brief background about the history of environmental justice, social media networks, and oral history methods. It is the hope to provide youth in Los Angeles County with research tools so that they may conduct oral histories about environmental issues in their communities with local leaders, family members, and teachers.

Schedule:

9-9:45am: Introduction to “Environmental Justice Community Action Workshop”

9:45-10:00am: Break

10-10:45am: Rethinking Environmentalism and Oral History Workshop

10:45-11:00am: Break

11:00-12:00pm: Oral History Practicum

12:00pm: Lunch

August 9th – 9am to 1pm

California State University

18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, CA 91330

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This project is supported by California Humanities through a Humanities for All Project Grant.

Details

Date:
August 9
Time:
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Organizer

Stevie Ruiz
Email:
stevie.ruiz@csun.edu

Venue

CSU Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330 United States
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Website:
https://www.csun.edu/