Justice Fusion: Creative Expression for Socio-Enviro Equity

Sponsored by the UCLA Environmental Justice Initiative, this event explores the intersection between race, class, gender, and environmental issues using creative expression.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

3rd floor commons & patio

Luskin School of Public Affairs

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The event will feature contributions from students and artists at the crossroads of environmental activism and scholarship in order to share a broader understanding of the ways environmental burdens and benefits are differently experienced, and to expand our vision of mutually constructed equitable solutions for a better world.

Program

4:00-5:00pm
Refreshments

4:00-5:00pm
Visual Exhibit featuring photography created by UCLA students, and mixed media and videography solicited from and submitted by the community groups including East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, NRDC, EcoJustice, and MDG7.

5:00-6:00pm
Live performance and spoken word poetry by community artists/activists Lewis MacAdams, David Buuck and UCLA students Nerve Macaspac, Tira Helen Okamoto, and Cristina Echeverria.

Featured Videos:

MDG7 Ensuring Environmental Sustainability

NRDC & Giant Ant: Loud Voices Together Are Heard

EcoJustice & Giant Ant: Tale of Two Valleys

There will also be an open-mic session and live art component for attendees to showcase their talent.