Environmental Justice is the acknowledgement that marginalized people, people of color and the poor suffer disproportionately from environmental degradation, and that it is our responsibility to work against the systemic injustice that creates this disparity. It is the involvement of all people, regardless of race, class, gender, national origin or income in developing, implementing and enforcing environmental laws, regulations and policies. ..more
Environmental Justice Aspects of Climate Change are referred to as Climate Justice. To connect with other Unitarian Universalists engaged in Climate Justice work, and to receive notifications about Climate Justice campaigns, register on Create Climate Justice, an organizing hub for UUs. Join the UUJF Group on that site to stay in touch with UUJF’s climate justice practitioners.
UUJF’s Legislative Agenda addresses multiple Environmental Justice issues in the area of Clean Water and Renewable Energy and the area of Disaster Resiliency and Recovery. If you would like to have your voice heard, please register for UUJF Action Alerts. You may unsubscribe at any time.