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Sustainable Justice for Marginalized Communities

Sylvia Hood Washington

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Frick Center, Founders Lounge
4:00 PM

An interdisciplinary scholar trained in medicine, engineering, technology and the environment, Dr. Washington is the author of Packing Them In: An Archaeology of Environmental Racism in Chicago, 1865-1954. She documents the ways that Chicago’s poor, working class and ethnic minority neighborhoods have been subjected disproportionately over decades to pollution and other harmful environmental effects.

This event is open to the public. Admission is $10. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door. Free for Elmhurst College students, faculty, staff and alumni

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(630) 617-3390

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