Zona Abierta – Environmental and Climate Justice: Youth Leaders in Action

Date / Time

April 22, 2021

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


**RSVP: go.uic.edu/Earth22


Presented by the Latino Cultural Center

Join us in celebrating UIC’s Earth Month as we have a conversation with a panel of youth leaders within the Environmental and Climate Justice movement. The panelists will share their experiences, efforts, and campaigns that address environmental racism nationally and in their Chicago neighborhoods.

DATE: Thursday, April 22, 2021

TIME: 12-1pm

Moderator: Mechiya Jamison, UIC Latino Cultural Center

Youth ECJ Activists:

  • Daniel Robles, Sunrise Movement Chicago
  • Eyzel Torres, UIC Heritage Garden
  • Juan Gonzalez, Southeast Youth Alliance
  • Jocelyn Vazquez-Gomez, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)

OPEN virtual presentation & dialogue!

This event is co-sponsored by UIC CIM2AS, Fresh Water Lab, L@S GANAS, Office of Planning, Sustainability and Project Management and the Heritage Garden student group.

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