USC Environmental Health Centers

Current news, events and research projects of the Environmental Health Centers based at USC

December 3, 2021

SCEHSC Seminar: Voices from the frontline: Struggles for environmental justice in Southern California

USC Environmental Health

During this seminar we learned from community organizers working on critical issues of environmental health and justice across Southern California including international freight transport, urban oil drilling, air pollution and lead smelters. Panelists bad conversations about base-building, research and the political landscape around environmental racism and social justice. Watch the seminar recording below or click through to view it on YouTube.

Panelists included:

Yesenia Cruz, Director of Youth Programs, Pacoima Beautiful

Yassi Kavezade, Senior Campaign Representative, My Generation Campaign, Sierra Club

mark! Lopez, Eastside Community Organizer & Special Projects Coordinator, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice

Richard Parks, Director, Redeemer Community Partnership

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

USC Environmental Health Centers
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram