We look into spoken word poetry artivism, art-activism on environment and climate, where words change how people envision their world and act within it.
Tag: social justice
The Call to Decolonize: Thoughts, Actions, and Spaces
Listen to Marria Evbuoma of Race to Zero Waste in San Francisco talk with EcoJustice Radio about the social justice meaning and importance of decolonization in thoughts, actions, and spaces.
Building Unity for Social Change with Kwazi Nkrumah
Guest Kwazi Nkrumah from the MLK Coalition for Greater Los Angeles discusses with EcoJustice Radio host Jessica Aldridge how unity and mass mobilization across all movements is necessary for social change and an equitable future. He speaks to how we effectively do this in an inclusive manner across interests and issues that considers priorities, roadblocks, and better relationship building. We address concerns of derailment and demobilization, and look to how we can shield and grow from those movements.
Know Justice, Know Peace: 21 Generations
Listen to Rene Mims and Jaijae Kabasa, respected elders, community leaders and musicians speak with EcoJustice Radio from The World Stage in Los Angeles’ Leimert Park. They share with host Carry Kim deep ruminations on the past 21 generations of African American enslavement, the seeds of racism, and how it continues unabated today.
Social Equity in a Zero Waste Baltimore – National Zero Waste Conference
EcoJustice Radio visits Baltimore, Maryland, setting the standard for #ZeroWasteCities by ensuring social equity. Their racially and economically just Zero Waste Plan goes beyond the successful management of resources and waste by lifting up human rights values and ensuring that those communities who are historically burdened by the ill effects of our waste system are made a priority. Jessica Aldridge from Adventures in Waste interviews advocates from United Workers.
REFINEMENT: Cracking the Plastic Production Boom – Plastic Plague Pt 2
REFINEMENT – Once extracted, how does oil and gas become the resin that will eventually be the plastic we use in our daily lives? Then we buy these products, the social and environmental justice issues are covered up by cool marketing campaigns.
How Urban Forestry Can Cool the Climate and Promote Social Equity
This episode of EcoJustice Radio we speak with Los Angeles’s North East Trees organization regarding the powerful effect urban forests have on the health and well-being of our communities and the climate in general. We also look into programs that are working within those communities to provide equitable solutions, green jobs, and open spaces.