Virtual Enviro-Justice Primer: A Conversation About Building Community
September 14, 2020 @ 7:00PM — 8:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Learn the background of the environmental justice movement & practical tools and techniques to better engage!
As the climate crisis continues, we are regularly dealing with natural and social disasters that first and most heavily affect marginalized communities and people of color.
This online workshop, led by League Board Chair Rev. Soniyyah “Sonna” B.Key, will give an overview of the history of the environmental justice movement, and a look at practical tools and techniques that we can use to help us better engage environmental justice issues.
After you register, you will receive a verification email with both the Zoom link and call in phone number.
Our individual supporters make programming like this event possible! You can help empower other climate advocates by simply adding a donation when you register.
About Soniyyah “Sonna” B.Key:
Soniyyah “Sonna” B. Key is a new resident of Springfield, IL. Her home town is Fort Smith. Where she served as the chapter leader of Citizens Climate Lobby. Soniyyah received her Masters of Divinity from Southern Methodist University-Perkins School of Theology. She is a cross-cultural trained leader having pastored in both white and African-American churches. She has over twenty years of ministry experience. She is driven by her love for the church, community, and social justice. Soniyyah is the founder of PACE (Police and Community Engagement) an organization dedicated to social healing through tackling our society's deepest racial divides. She created Bridges a community group committed to bridging the political divide, and is the Board Chair of The League an Environmental Resource Development Organization committed to racial equity and social healing. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate degree from Drew University.
About the League:
Empowering individual civic engagement for climate and racial equity solutions takes hard work, education, and funding. That's why we created Arkansas Citizens' Climate League, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
As we shift from gathering to connecting online during these times, we are still committed to providing educational and training opportunities for emerging climate action leaders!
For more information, visit arkccl.org.