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Saving Life on Earth: A Discussion on Justice, Race, Solidarity and the Environment

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Date and time:
June 11, 2020 at 4 p.m. PT
Host:
Center for Biological Diversity

The killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and so many more has sparked a long-needed reckoning over personal and systemic racism, police violence and inequality in America. Our next Saving Life on Earth webinar will discuss justice, police brutality, diversity and biodiversity, and the importance of aligning the environmental movement with the struggle against racism and police violence. The presentation will include Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, and Jean Su, director of the Center’s Energy Justice program. The racist ideologies that underlie systemic brutality are the same ones that fuel income and health care inequality, poorer housing and education, mistreatment of workers, and air and water pollution in our most vulnerable communities. They also hold back the environmental movement – the fight to save species, wild places and the planet – by suppressing critical voices. These are not problems for someone else to solve. We have a responsibility personally and institutionally to help create lasting change. ***YOUR UNIQUE REGISTRATION LINK WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU FROM ZOOM. THIS WILL BE THE LINK YOU USE TO JOIN THE CALL. PLEASE LOOK FOR IT (POSSIBLY IN SPAM) AND KEEP IT FOR YOUR RECORDS.*** ----The Center for Biological Diversity fights to protect America's wildlife and wild lands. By joining this webinar, you agree to receive communications from us so we can work together to keep the wild alive.---- If you are joining internationally, use this link to register: https://biodiv.us/2XAs6Hk

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