While solar panels and electric cars are typically associated with upper-class white people, the transition to clean energy is also a civil rights issue. Communities of color often live closest to factories and refineries that spew toxic pollution. That’s one reason why polls show more African-Americans and Latinos, compared to non-Hispanic whites, say climate change is a serious concern.
Rev. GeraldDurley works with preachers and activists across the country advocating for a cleaner and more inclusive economy. Join us for a conversation about the climate and civil rights movements.
Photo by Lawrence Jackson
October 31, 2017
The Commonwealth Club 110 The Embarcadero San Francisco, 94105 United States
Pastor Emeritus, Providence Missionary Baptist Church of Atlanta, Georgia
Founder and Host, Climate One
6 p.m. check-in 6:30 p.m. program
7:30 p.m. networking reception
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