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The Current State of Waste and Race in North Carolina

March 2, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

This event qualifies for 1.25 hours of credit toward the annual Gillings School inclusive excellence training requirement for faculty and staff.

A Carolina Engagement Week 2023 event: this talk will examine the historical and contemporary impacts that solid waste facilities have on communities of color in North Carolina and reflect on the 40-year history of environmental justice organizing around waste facilities in the United States. Dr. Courtney Woods, an associate professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering who leads the Environmental Justice Action Research Clinic, will give the talk.

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Contact Ryan Nilsen with questions.