Environmental Studies Blog

February 6, 2013

Justice Brandeis Semester: Environmental Health and Justice

Filed under: Announcements,News — geneviev @ 7:05 pm

Counts for 4 courses – 16 credits – No prerequisites

Satisfies multiple requirements & majors/minors: ENVS, IGS, HSSP, SJSP, LGLS, WGS, others
Applications open now, rolling admissions, don’t delay!

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Instructors: Laura Goldin, with Drs. James Stewart, Joe Allen (Harvard School of Public Health),Ted Myatt & Matt Fragala.
Engage directly with the community as you delve deeply into the law, policy, social impacts and science of pressing environmental justice and environmental health challenges facing individuals and families today.  You’ll work directly with some of the most disadvantaged communities from inner-city Boston and Waltham to the rural coal mining mountains of Appalachia, as we battle issues such as toxic exposure, access to environmentally safe housing, healthy food and open space, destruction of age-old mountains and pollution of streams for coal extraction.
For more info and to apply:
http://www.brandeis.edu/jbs/upcomingprograms/ehj/index.html
Also don’t hesitate to contact Laura Goldin goldin@brandeis.edu or Program Manager, Brandeis-Led Study Programs Amber Thatcher athacher@brandeis.edu

 

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