Critical Climate Conversations: Environmental Justice Organizing & Practice .

In-Person at the Crown Family School. Livestream of the symposium available.

This event is free and open to the public; Registration is required.

As environmental injustices and dynamics of major climate change impact communities in Chicago and beyond, what is the role of the field of social work? Join us for a discussion with Cheryl Johnson, the Executive Director of People for Community Recovery, and Amy Krings, a social work scholar focused on advancing environmental justice. Cheryl Johnson will share the historical actions of People for Community Recovery and ongoing projects related to environmental justice, health and mutual aid, affordable housing, and economic improvement. Amy Krings will provide insights into the roles of the field of social work in promoting environmentally just practices and policies.

General Information:

  • Free to attend but registration is required
  • Hybrid event: In-Person and Livestream
  • CEUs will not be offered for this program
  • Free street parking on the Midway; all open air University parking lots are free after 5pm

If you have any questions about access or to request a reasonable accommodation that will facilitate your full participation in this event such as ASL interpreting, captioned videos, Braille or electronic text, food options for individuals with dietary restrictions, etc. please contact the event organizer.