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|Maxine Burkett is a Professor of Law at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, and a Member Scholar at the Center for Progressive Reform. She teaches Climate Change Law and Policy, Torts, Ocean and Coastal Law, and International Environmental Law. View bio.
|Leslie G. Fields, Esq., is Senior Director, Environmental Justice and Healthy Communities for the Sierra Club. She brings more than 20 years of federal, state, local, and international environmental justice and environmental law and policy experience to the Sierra Club. View bio.
Mychal Johnson is co-founder of South Bronx Unite, a coalition of residents, organizations and allies confronting policies that perpetuate harm and building support for viable community-driven solutions in the South Bronx, where one in five children suffer from asthma because of the oversaturation of industrial facilities, diesel truck-intensive businesses, and decades of neglect. View bio.
Related CPR Resources:
- Toxic Floodwaters: Public Health Risks and Vulnerability to Chemical Spills Triggered by Extreme Weather
- Webinar: Climate Justice: How Enforcement Can Help Communities at Risk
- Climate Justice: State Courts and the Fight for Equity
- Pollution Is Killing Black Americans. This Community Fought Back.
- How Decades of Racist Housing Policy Left Neighborhoods Sweltering
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- The College of Law at Loyola University New Orleans
- The College of Music and Media at Loyola University New Orleans
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