Type: Public event
Host: Ford School

Governing for environmental justice

U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib and State Senator Stephanie Chang in conversation with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Director of the Wayne County Health, Human & Veterans Services Department


Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, Michigan Senator Stephanie Chang

Date & time

Mar 6, 2023, 4:30-6:00 pm EST


Weill Hall #1110 (Betty Ford Classroom)
735 S. State St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3091

Whether efficient public transit, climate change, or air and water pollution, marginalized communities are regularly denied access to healthy environments. Differences in power and political voice create differential impacts of our changing environment—natural and built—on these communities, compromising access to basic necessities like clean water and breathable air. Legislation to redress these differential impacts requires policymakers to work hand in glove with the communities they represent.

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