20th Anniversary Video Series
EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice has officially launched a 20th Anniversary Video Series - making a visible difference in communities. These videos feature federal and local government officials, non-profit leaders and students who tell stories about the lessons that they have learned over their time working on environmental justice. These videos will be featured on the Environmental Justice in Action Blog. Thanks to each of the participants in the video series for sharing your stories and for raising awareness about environmental justice.
Pollution by Design: Reducing Pollution through Organization by Penny Newman, Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice
Injecting Knowledge to Cure Injustice by Sacoby Wilson, University of Maryland
Strong Leaders Matter by Lisa Jackson, Former Administrator, EPA
Are you getting the basic amenities your taxes paid for? by Omega Wilson, President, West End Revitalization Association
Environmental Justice is About Government Engaging with Communities on a Personal Level by Edith Pestana, CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Environmental Justice from a Physicians Perspective, by Donna Christensen, Representative, U.S. Virgin Islands
Empowering Citizens is What Environmental Justice is all About, by Reggie Harris, Environmental Justice Coordinator, EPA Region 3
Smells Like Progress: Growing up in Cancer Alley by Dr. Beverly Wright, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
Can One Community Organization Change an Entire City? by Dr. LaToria Whitehead, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
Chicagoland is Breathing a Little Easier by Kimberly Wasserman, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization
You are the True Expert about Your Community by Teri Blanton, Kentuckians For The Commonwealth
A Breath of Fresh Air After 35 Years by Susana Almanza, Director, PODER-Texas
Building Bridges for Sustainability and Environmental Justice by Sue Briggum, Former NEJAC Member
Sometimes Honey is Better Than Vinegar by Vernice Miller-Travis, West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc.