May 6, 2021
Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.
Dr. Latoya Whitehead is an environmental justice expert, political scientist and public health advisor. She is obsessed with assisting communities, community organizations and empowering themselves to address environmental disparities and address environmental injustices. Tune in as she brings us on her 17-year journey. Precious and Dr. Whitehead also chat about healing your hair and body from the inside out. It is overlooked from the environmental point of view which can have a bearing on your overall health.
KEY POINTS / MAIN TAKEAWAYS:
“There are different avenues to take with the environmental local environmental health department that's in your county, of course, going to your city councilman as well in voicing your concerns that way, connecting with a community-based organization as well… so your voice can be heard. You want to be a part of the decision-making process of what's going to be placed in your neighborhood or what not going to be placed in your neighborhood and not in my backyard, as we would say.”
PRODUCTS / RESOURCES:
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