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1st Wednesday Lecture Series
October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Puerto Rican climate justice leader Elizabeth Yeampierre has helped pass climate legislation at all levels, including New York’s progressive Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. In this talk she describes how intergenerational BIPOC activists are changing the landscape of national climate priorities by speaking up for themselves and their neighborhoods.
A VT Humanities program.
Underwriter: University of Vermont Center for Community Engagement
Partner: Middlebury College and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation