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Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice

Definition: The fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people in environmental risks and benefits, regardless of race, color, national origin, and income. This minimal definition is often expanded to include more robust conceptions of the sacredness of Mother Earth, ecological integrity, rights to participate in all relevant settings, local knowledge and street science, and […]

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cor...

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, “The Green New Deal for Public Housing Act.”

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez prioritize greening and modernizing buildings, providing community resilience centers, and including resident participation in architectural design and other resilience projects This bill also proposes strengthening participation in everyday management and policy development through the current structure of elected resident councils. Funding (at $25 per occupied unit) currently covers training, planning, communication, and […]