A Child’s World: How Environmental Justice Builds a Better Future

Full Panel Discussion

Let’s talk about environmental justice, the foundation of our children’s futures! This community conversation explored how environmental justice is a gateway into equal protection and dicussed the disproportionate health and economic impacts that affect marginalized communities.

Moderated by Jessica Dandridge, executive director at The Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans, our panelists included:

  • Rashida Ferdinand, founder and CEO of Sankofa
  • Andrea Chen, CEO of Propeller
  • Monique Harden, Esq., assistant director of law and policy of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
  • Jonshell Johnson, education coordinator at Grow Dat Youth Farm and fellow at the New Orleans Youth Alliance

The event included live Spanish and Vietnamese translation and closed captioning.