Racial Equity & Climate Roundtable

Civic Boston • 9 November 2019
Event date 20 Nov '19 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Event location The Great Hall in Codman Square • 6 Norfolk St, Dorchester Center, 02124, MA, United States
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The Racial Equity & Climate Roundtable is meant to encourage conversation around the connection between climate change and racial equity. Though climate change will affect all Bostonians, many Bostonians are more vulnerable to climate change. Climate change will have a greater negative effect on these groups. The Equity Dialogues focus on the most climate vulnerable populations to encourage greater dialogue on the importance of social equity in addressing climate change. This is with the goal of utilizing the conversations to foster greater social resilience for Boston communities.

These populations include:
- Older Adults,
- Youth,
- People of Color,
- Women,
- People with Disabilities (Mobility, Cognitive, Sensory), and
- Citizens experiencing Homelessness

The conversation will go over the impacts the city is expecting, connect how existing social structures disparately impact communities of color, and how that will impact preparation against climate change. We will then end with a roundtable conversation having communal dialogue around the connection and what we can all do to address the disparities.

If you have any questions, please email David Corbie at David.Corbie@Boston.Gov.

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2 weeks agoAdd to Calender 2019-11-20 22:00:00 2019-11-20 22:00:00 Racial Equity & Climate Roundtable The Racial Equity & Climate Roundtable is meant to encourage conversation around the connection between climate change and racial equity. Though climate change will affect all Bostonians, many Bostonians are more vulnerable to climate change. Climate change will have a greater negative effect on these groups. The Equity Dialogues focus on the most climate vulnerable populations to encourage greater dialogue on the importance of social equity in addressing climate change. This is with the goal of utilizing the conversations to foster greater social resilience for Boston communities. These populations include: - Older Adults, - Youth, - People of Color, - Women, - People with Disabilities (Mobility, Cognitive, Sensory), and - Citizens experiencing Homelessness The conversation will go over the impacts the city is expecting, connect how existing social structures disparately impact communities of color, and how that will impact preparation against climate change. We will then end with a roundtable conversation having communal dialogue around the connection and what we can all do to address the disparities. If you have any questions, please email David Corbie at David.Corbie@Boston.Gov. The Great Hall in Codman Square America/New_York public Climate Racial Justice #racialequity #climateaction