environmental justice

Environmental JustICE Cream Social

By Cassandra on September 20, 2018 in

Students are invited to this ice cream social for an opportunity to meet others interested in environmental justice, learn more about local issues (including the West Lake Landfill and the Veolia Hazardous Waste Plant), and have some lively conversations with fellow students. Seeds of collaborati...

Alumni Series: Melinda Kramer [Part 2] – The Women’s Earth Alliance, Impacts and Future

Melinda Kramer graduated from WashU in 2003 with a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and Environmental Studies. In addition to working with various NGO’s, such as CARE International, Pacific Environment, and the Natural Capital Institute, Melinda is best known for her founding of The Women’s Earth Al...

Connect with WashU Environmental Justice Initiative

By Jennifer on December 5, 2016 in Community

The Office of Sustainability has launched a new portion of our website: the WashU Environmental Justice Initiative. The St. Louis region is home to some of the most egregious social and environmental disparities in the nation, from deep-seeded issues of prejudice to concentrated patterns of air p...