Black Lives Matter 101 – Class #2 – Slow Death: Black Health and Environmental Justice

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, University Center, UL105 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

Environmental justice and health equity are highly connected issues that disproportionately impact communities of color.  The panel will explore racial justice, equity, and diversity through the lens of black social movements.

Visiting Scholars include:

Dr. Karen Althea Maybank – Associate Commissioner of the NYC Dept. of Mental Health and Hygiene

Margarette Purvis – President and CEO of Food Bank for New York City

This event is a part of the Black Lives Matter Symposium organized by The New Black School. This event is sponsored by the The New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, ManagementEugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, and the Tishman Environment and Design Center.

Free with registration.