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Energy and Environmental Justice through Community Ownership


Raya Salter

Through speeches from and discussions with some of the preeminent environmental justice advocates, lawyers, and policy champions in the U.S., this lecture will explore the intersections of social policy, land use, energy justice and environmental justice. The event features Raya Salter, founder of the Energy Justice Law and Policy Center and a member of the NY Climate Action Council who will speaker to her work, and then segue into a conversation with William Barber III, the founder and CEO of the Rural Beacon Initiative, and Angella Dunston, member of the League of Conservation Voters and NC Rural Center. Join us for a deep-dive conversation with those working at the forefront of environmental justice policy advocacy in North Carolina and the U.S. Event Partners: Sanford Policy in Living Color, Africa Policy Group, Duke African Professional and Graduate Student Association, Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, Duke Human Rights Center, Nicholas School Energy Club, and Environmental Justice Oral History Project


Civic Engagement/Social Action, Climate, Featured, Free Food and Beverages, Human Rights, Lecture/Talk, Reception, Sustainability