Join WURD Radio on Indigenous Peoples Day at Bartram’s Garden for our third annual ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit. Reality Check host Charles Ellison will host panels focused on the climate change crisis and the relationship between violence and the environment, and Zulene Mayfield, founder of Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living, will be the summit’s keynote speaker. Save the date, and CLICK HERE to register for this in-person and virtual event! Masks are required for in-person attendees.
Supported by Independence Public Media Foundation and Solutions Journalism Network.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
1 p.m.: Welcome ceremony by David Hughes, headman at The Eagle Medicine Band of Cherokee Indians
1:15 p.m.: Keynote speaker Zulene Mayfield
1:30-2:30 p.m.: Here’s How Philly Prepares for Climate Crisis
2:50-3:50 p.m.: Centering Violence Prevention Around Nature
- Tommy Joshua, co-founder of North Philly Peace Park
- Philadelphia City Councilwoman Jamie Gauthier
- Terrill Haigler, Ya Fav Trashman