ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

Shaun Walker

It was almost 40 degrees on a Wednesday night.  In the woods above Stafford, California an unknown activist from Arkansas hoisted the last of her supplies up into an ancient redwood under an almost-full moon. 

738 days later, Julia "Butterfly" Hill descended as an environmental icon. 


Our Children's Trust

  Essential natural resources, such as clean air and water, are held in trust by sovereign governments on behalf of its citizens. Youth around the country and around the world are taking the fight for a stable climate future to the courts using groundbreaking litigation and the Public Trust Doctrine.  Andrea Rogers, Senior Staff Attorney with  Our Children's Trust, and Tom Wheeler, Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC), discuss what it means for resources to be in the "public trust", climate change, and why youth are fighting for their futures. 
 


If you're an environmentalist, you may be trying to digest what the Trump administration will do. 

"The tea leaves don't look good, in terms of the people that are closest to him, "says Tom Wheeler of EPIC.

Jennifer Kalt, Director of Humboldt Baykeeper, hosts a discussion of what the Trump presidency might look like from an environmental standpoint. 


HSU Multicultural Center

The Campus Dialogue on Race (CDOR) is taking place this week at Humboldt State University and everyone is invited to participate in the workshops and lectures. The programs relate to racial justice and its intersections with all forms of oppression and resistance.

Amy Salinas Westmorland, coordinator of HSU's Multicultural Center and Malcom Chanaiwa with the the African American Center for Academic Excellence and CDOR planning committee, discuss the importance of having these workshops and encourage community members to come to HSU.

Dr. Herbrechtsmeire discusses the lecture on "Understanding Islam: A Community Conversation" that is taking place on Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room.