The House Committee on Natural Resources hosted an HBCU Environmental Justice Forum.

Remarks summarized a history of environmental racism in the United States, how HBCUs are training the next generation of black environmental scientists, and the significance of the Environmental Justice for All Act to frontline black communities.

Environmental Justice Now Tour: Historically Black Colleges and Universities
YouTube Recording

September 23, 12:00pm 1:30pm EDT/9:00am- 10:30am MST

Dr. Beverly Wright- Executive Director, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice

Dr. Robert D. Bullard – Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, Texas Southern University

Dr. N’Taki Obsorne Jelks – Assistant Professor, Environmental and Health Sciences, Spelman College

Ms. Joy Semien – graduate of Dillard University (B.S.), Texas Southern University (M.A.), Doctoral Student, Urban and Regional Sciences, Texas A & M University