Environmental Justice Is A Human Right
The AFT Washington Human Rights Committee is hosting a panel discussion on environmental justice, racial justice, and the environmental movement! Join us on Thursday, April 29th, from 5:30 to 7:00 PM as we discuss the climate crisis and how to construct its solutions so that impacted communities are centered.
Panelists will include Hop Hopkins, director of Organizational Transformation at the Sierra Club, and Vic Liang, member of the Amazon Employees for Climate Justice. They will speak on the intersection of racial justice and environmental justice, and on the need for environmental solutions to be just.
About the Panelists:
Hop Hopkins is Director of Organizational Transformation at the Sierra Club, where he works to ensure that Sierra Club campaigns and programs protect those most affected by climate change and environmental degradation and promote economic justice. Hop was also a certified Arborist, a Master Gardener and has earned a Permaculture Design Certificate. He has been a Grassroots Environmental Justice Community Organizer in Seattle, WA, Portland, OR and Los Angeles, CA.
Born in Dallas, Texas, he received his BA from New College of California as a graduate in the Culture Ecology