White Environmentalists Acting for Racial Justice | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

White Environmentalists Acting for Racial Justice

“To Change Everything We Need Everyone.” Start to embody this powerful climate change slogan by coming to this 350 Louisville event. This training will be conducted by Louisville Showing Up for Racial Justice (LSURJ). The goal of the training is to strengthen the Louisville environmental community’s work on climate change and other earth-care issues through racial justice action and accountable relationship-building with communities of color. The format will be interactive and workshop-like.

Let’s face it: most of us Louisvillians who work on behalf of the natural world are privileged white people. Since last October’s “People’s Climate March,” we’ve had some small but significant success in breaking down the racial barrier. This training is an effort to continue breaking down that barrier.

LSURJ is part of the group Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ). “SURJ is a national network of groups and individuals organizing White people for racial justice. Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves White people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability.”

February 20, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Event Organizer: 
350 Louisville
Event Venue: 
Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church
Event Location: 
4936 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40222