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Community Engagement & Advocacy

The partnership called "Communiversity" promotes bilateral understanding and mutual respect between community residents and academicians. 

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Health & Safety Training

In response to community interest in creating employment opportunities for residents in cleaning up environmental hazards, the DSCEJ developed and has conducted worker health and safety training since 1995.

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Gulf Equity Consortium

We expect that the work of this project will be transformative and will be guided by the nexus of three basic principles forming the foundation for our work...

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Research and Policy

We develop and manage innovative research and policy studies that build knowledge and inform policies for achieving environmental, climate and economic justice...

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HBCU Climate Change Consortium

The Consortium was conceived to help raise awareness about the disproportionate impact of climate change on marginalized communities to develop HBCU students leaders...

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International Connection

A vital component and ever expanding network of Environmental Justice professionals.

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The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice and Texas Southern University have launched a unique collaboration - the HBCU-CBO Gulf Coast Equity Consortium.

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Navigate NOLA

Navigate NOLA is the social and emotional community wellness division of DSCEJ Inc.

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HBCU-CBO Gulf Equity Consortium Updates

Addressing environmental and health inequities using a racial equity lens.

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Aug 21, 2020

As black women, our time has come!

"As black women in this century living in the United States, our time has come! While we have always been strong in the midst of adversity, receiving accolades for heroism earned throughout history, demonstrated through the lives of Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Fannie Lou Hammer, Ella Baker, Rosa Parks, Shirley Chisholm and so many more unnamed black women, we are no longer invisible. Kamala Harris, being named the Vice Presidential running mate of presidential nominee Joe Biden on the Democratic ticket, is not just symbolic of our struggle for equality, but represents authentic change.  It says we are still here, and now you see us. Black Women Power!" Beverly L. Wright, Ph.D.   ...

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Sep 23, 2020

Environmental Justice Now Tour: Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The House Committee on Natural Resources hosted an HBCU Environmental Justice Forum. Remarks summarized a history of environmental racism in the United States, how HBCUs are training the next generation of black environmental scientists, and the significance of the Environmental Justice for All Act to frontline black communities.  Environmental Justice Now Tour: Historically Black Colleges and Universities YouTube Recording September 23, 12:00pm 1:30pm EDT/9:00am- 10:30am MST Dr. Beverly Wright- Executive Director, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice Dr. Robert D. Bullard - Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, Texas Southern University  Dr. N’Taki Obsorne Jelks - Assistant Professor, Environmental and Health Sciences, Spelman College  Ms. Joy Semien - graduate of Dillard University (B.S.), Texas Southern University (M.A.), Doctoral Student, Urban and Regional Sciences, Texas A & M University ...

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Jul 7, 2020

Environmental Subcommittee on Plastic Production Pollution and Waste

The Subcommittee on Environment held a virtual briefing on the effects of plastic production and pollution on Americans’ health. Environmental Subcommittee on Plastic Production, Pollution, and Waste YouTube Recording July 7, 2020 Monique Harden, Esq. - Assistant Director of Public Policy for the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice Tony Radoszewski, President and CEO Plastics Industry Association Carroll Muffett, President and CEO of Center for International Environmental Law    ...

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