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2022 ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit

today October 10, 2022my_locationBartram’s Garden


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Begin October 10, 2022 H 12:00 pm
End October 10, 2022 H 4:00 pm
Location Bartram’s Garden
Address 5400 Lindbergh Blvd.

The 2022 ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit, titled “Respect and Protect Our Spaces,” is taking place on Monday, Oct. 10, at Bartram’s Garden! RSVP here to attend.

Held on Indigenous Peoples Day, the annual summit will feature a diverse lineup of programming focusing on how we can respect and protect our spaces in order to strengthen our collective future as Black people.

Via ecoWURD and the summit, WURD is refocusing conversations about climate awareness and environmental justice, centering the communities and neighborhoods hit hardest. We welcome you to join these conversations along with other activities and exhibits we are planning for the day. You can watch and listen to highlights from last year’s summit here.

Confirmed speakers include:

Keynote Guest Shawmar Pitts, Strategy Organizer at Philly Thrive
Christa Barfield, Founder of Farmer Jawn
Dr. Adrienne Hollis, Vice President of the National Wildlife Federation
Tommy Joshua, Founder of North Philly Peace Park
Vernice Miller Travis, Executive Vice President of the Metropolitan Group and environmental justice leader
Maurice Sampson, Eastern Pennsylvania Director of Clean Water Action
John Solomon, Founder of Endangered Kind

Workshops include:
How to Acquire Vacant Lots with Tommy Joshua of North Philly Peace Park
Direct Action and Climate Justice Protesting with Alexa Ross of Philly Thrive
Cyanotyping and Natural Printing with Dylan Lewis of ecoWURD Magazine

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