On March 20, Dean Bullard sits down with CUNY Law's Rebecca Bratspies, professor and director of the Center for Urban Environmental Reform, to discuss cutting-edge issues in environmental justice and the future of the field as income inequality continues to grow and climate change places increasing demand on limited resources. His presentation will focus largely on strategies for building resilient communities. Access the live stream here http://new.livestream.com/cunylaw/ejce. <More>
Houston, TX - March 1, 2014 Jacqui Patterson the featured keynote speaker for Black History Month at Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs Black History Month Lecture Series was simply amazing. About 55 people were in attendance. Check out the other links that tied into her talk. NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, Just Energy Policies: Reducing Pollution and Creating Jobs, Coal Blooded: Putting Profits Before People,” For more information on Ms. Patterson’s work <HERE> Event power point **Here**.
A documentary about police misconduct and the profiles of three mothers whose sons were killed by the NYPD. Wednesday, February 26, 2014 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM(FLYER). For more information/inquiries, please contact: Mr. LaRence Snowden, SnowdenLB@tsu.edu / (713) 313-6844
The Dean Of Public Affairs, Dr. Bullard, Robert will be giving the opening keynote next month at the Harvard Environmental Law Society for the 26th Annual National Association of Environmental Law Societies (NAELS) Conference on March 28–29, 2014 at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA. In recognition
of the 20th anniversary of President Clinton's Executive Order on Environmental Justice, the theme will be “Environmental Justice: Where Are We Now?” (full program)
HOUSTON, Texas - February 11, 2014 – On Tuesday dozens of environmental justice groups and coalitions from around the country commemorates the twentieth anniversary of the historic Environmental Justice Executive Order 12898 "Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations" signed by President Bill Clinton.
As part of the 20-year anniversary, a team of researchers from the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University released “Environmental Justice Timeline and Milestones, 1964-2014” (Full Text) a report that chronicles environmental justice milestones, accomplishments and achievements of the Environmental Justice Movement in the United States over the past five decades, beginning with the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson
JANUARY 16, 2014 – The Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University received a $10,000 grant from the BBVA Compass Foundation. TSU in partnership with the Jack Yates High School will renovate an existing greenhouse on the Yates campus into a sustainable greenhouse food garden maintained solely by students, parents and the surrounding community.
This February 11, 2014 will mark the twentieth anniversary of the historic Executive Order signed by President Clinton. In celebrating the signing, groups and leaders from around the country are planning special commemoration activities in February and throughout the year. A National Planning Committee was formed and is supported by staff from the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University. For further information, contact Dr. Glenn S. Johnson at (713) 313-4845 or firstname.lastname@example.org. <Read More>