Global Environmental Justice Conference
The Yale Center for Environmental Justice and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are partnering this year to present the 2022 Conference “Reimagining Our Collective Future: Advancing Climate Justice in Food Security and Energy Transition in an Age of Uncertainty”
The Yale Center for Environmental Justice is a joint undertaking between Yale School of the Environment and Yale Law School, in partnership with the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration. YCEJ is committed to strengthening institutional capacity to empower frontline communities to lead change by catalyzing partnerships and expanding interdisciplinary research, teaching, and practice in environmental justice. In addition, YCEJ promotes an expanded definition of environmental justice, recognizing the lived experiences and interconnected systemic inequities that shape environmental inequality.
New YCEJ Speaker Series!
Three dynamic and influential leaders in the Environmental Justice Movement speak on where they see spaces for innovation in environmental justice, share their distinctive perspectives from the field, and consider how Yale can play a role in advancing environmental justice.
SCOTUS Roundtable with Gerald Torres, Sheila Foster & Breya Johnson
YCEJ faculty director, Gerald Torres, was featured on The Coolest Show for a roundtable on the current decisions made by SCOTUS. Listen to the episode here! Hosted by Rev. Yearwood, The Coolest Show podcast reimagines how Black, Indigenous, and Brown people thrive in our environment.
Yale Global Environmental Justice Conference 2022
Opening Session; Finance for Climate Justice with a Caribbean Spotlight
The USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean Mission presents Finance for Climate Justice: Caribbean Spotlight.
2022 Global EJ Conference: Keynote and “Fireside Chat” with Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò
Moderated by Gerald Torres, Professor of Environmental Justice, Professor of Law; Yale School of the Environment, Yale Law School
Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series: Spring 2022
Community Advocacy and Organizing
Denise Abdul-Rahman; NAACP Environmental Climate Justice Team
Energy Justice and Renewable Energy Development
Zaid Ashai; CEO, Nexamp