Beyond Benign

Webinar Archive

March 19, 2019

Green Chemistry – The Connection to Environmental Justice

Monique Harden (Assistant Director of Law and Policy and Community Engagement Program Manager, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice) and Martha Dina Arguello (Executive Director, Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles)– two leaders of the environmental justice movement – introduced participants to the concept of environmental justice, how environmental injustice affects communities and the important role that green chemistry and green chemists can play in both improving community and ecosystem health and creating new economic opportunities for communities. Speakers discussed ways in which minority and lower income communities can become active participants in the green chemistry movement. This webinar was moderated by Dr. Joel Tickner (Professor of Environmental Health, University of Massachusetts Lowell).

Additional Information:

Deep South Center for Environmental Justice

Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles

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