The Challenge Of Being Green While Being Brown:
Unconscious Bias And Caring For The Environment
Maria C. Estrada
Associate Director of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
at The Nature Conservancy
While environmental protection is not a novel concept for people of color, there is a bias within the environmental movement that black and brown people’s own cultures hold them back from being active participants in mainstream environmental causes. This talk examines these biases and contemplates what it will take to erase racism within the environmental movement.
Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
South City Campus CAM Studio, SCM 1-084 1575 S State Street Salt Lake City, UT 84115