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NAACP Leader Patterson to Talk Climate & Racial Justice at Clark

Friday, October 20, 2017

 

NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program director Jacqueline Patterson will be at Clark University to discuss links between climate and racial justices during her speech titled “Upholding the Beloved Community.”

The lecture will take place on Tuesday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

About Patterson

Patterson has worked as a researcher, program manager, coordinator, advocate, and activist on issues such as women‘s rights, violence against women, HIV and AIDS, racial justice, economic justice, and environmental/climate justice.

She holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University.

She serves on theInternational Committee of the US Social Forum, the Steering Committee for Interfaith Moral Action on Climate, Advisory Board for Center for Earth Ethics and is on the Boards of Directors for theInstitute of the Black World, Center for Story-Based Strategy and the US Climate Action Network.

 

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