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To Be an Environmentalist, Start with Antiracism

Wed, December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Wanjiku (Wawa) Gatheru ’20 (CAHNR) in the Student Union on April 9, 2019. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

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Wanjiku "Wawa" Gatheru, a 21-year-old environmental justice advocate and founder of Black Girl Environmentalist will discuss the important intersection of social and environmental justice.

Wawa is a recent graduate of the University of Connecticut and the first Black person in history to receive the Rhodes, Truman, and Udall scholarships.  She will be joining us from Oxford, England.

Read her Glamour article, "Want to Be an Environmentalist? Start With Antiracism"

 This presentation is part of the Sustainable Westport Environmental Learning Series, in partnership with Earthplace.
Community Partner: TEAM Westport

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Wed, December 16
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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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The Westport Library
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880
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