Climates of Inequality – University of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

Date / Time

November 3, 2021

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Join the UIC Latino Cultural Center for a series of online presentations this Fall with environmental and climate justice advocates from across the country and abroad. Their work reveals frameworks and solutions that utilize a justice and equity lens integrating social and economic issues to address toxic pollution and combat the climate crisis. Students in LALS 495/ ANTH 494/ MUSE 400 will facilitate a dialogue with the presenters.

Professor Ricia Anne Chansky along with two graduate students, Natalia M. Betancourt Malave and Aleyshka Estevez Quintana, will discuss the significance of mutual aid as a form of resistance and solidarity in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and during COVID-19. They will focus on the ways in which frontline communities build responses to climate disasters.

When: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.


Book Raffle: “Mi María: Surviving the Storm, Voices from Puerto Rico”

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Co-sponsored by the UIC Global Migration Working Group, Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program, Social Justice Initiative, Department of Anthropology, CIM2AS, Freshwater Lab, Great Cities Institute, Honors College, L@s GANAS, and Museums and Exhibition Studies (MUSE) Program.

In partnership with the Humanities Action Lab, Alianza Americas, and the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization.

Contact: LCC

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