C-PREE Bradford Seminar: Defining cumulative impacts and environmental justice communities: Implications for state and federal environmental justice policies

Date & Time Mar 22 2021 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Ana Baptista, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice; Associate Director of the Tishman Environment and Design Center, The New School
Audience Open to the Public, Registration Required


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Ana's research and professional practice focuses on environmental and climate justice. She works directly with impacted communities and coalitions to support the advancement of community led alternatives to achieve environmental justice. Ana works on a range of related issues including environmental justice policies, climate justice and renewable energy policies, land use and zoning tools for environmental justice, zero waste systems, cumulative impacts, and mitigation strategies tied to goods movement. Ana's professional practice is based primarily in community engaged scholarship and critical participatory action research. Her ongoing work with environmental justice activists in Newark, New Jersey was featured in the documentary film, Sacrifice Zones. Her doctoral dissertation focused on the implementation of state-level environmental justice policies across the United States. 


This event is part of the David Bradford Energy and Environmental Policy Seminar Series, organized by the Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment.