Environmental Justice: A 21st Century Civil Rights Issue

The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center and the African American Cultural Center invite you to join us for a talk by environmental justice activist, Sharon Lewis.

“Environmental Justice:  A 21st Century Civil Rights Issue” 

Talk by Sharon E. Lewis, Director, Hartford Citizens in Action 

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 4:00 PM

Konover Auditorium, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,

University of Connecticut  Reception to follow

Sharon E. Lewis, the Director of the Hartford Citizens in Action, has been involved with environmental justice movements in Connecticut and globally since the 1980s, and will join us for a discussion of environmental issues for low income and communities of color and their disproportionate burden of environmental hazards.  The event is free and open to the public.