Tag: LatinX communities

Carolyn Ramirez's family enjoying in a national park in the US
February 1, 2023
A lot of the racial and ethnic gap in federal land usage is blamed on indifference or lack of interest from people of color and people of other minority identities, but this viewpoint ignores critical context of how a person’s identities shape their relationship to public lands
September 8, 2022
Dr. Iglesias-Ríos's research interests are the intersection of environmental and occupational health with precarious employment and labor exploitation in vulnerable populations. Her previous research assessed the impact of labor trafficking by studying how patterns of violence and coercion affect the mental health of female and male trafficking survivors including children, adolescents and adults.
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June 1, 2022
Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to talk about how we can learn from COVID to make our infectious disease responses more effective and equitable.  
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May 11, 2022
A Q&A with Black and Latina researchers about health equity research and career advice for early career scientists.
April 6, 2022
Rodrigo Alatriste-Diaz joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss environmental justice and labor rights in California’s San Joaquin Valley.
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March 30, 2022
Former Agents of Change fellows Dr. Lariah Edwards and Dr. Theresa Guillette discuss what it’s been like for them as women of color navigating the environmental health field.
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March 2, 2022
“El término de justicia ambiental no llegó hasta más tarde. Cuando comenzó el movimiento de los trabajadores agrícolas, ya estaba sucediendo pero no es como se llamaba”.
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March 2, 2022
“The environmental justice term didn’t come until later. When the farmworker movement started it was already happening but it’s not what it was called.”
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January 12, 2022
Nayamin Martinez joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss advocating for farmworker health and workplace protections in California’s Central Valley.
December 8, 2021
Las esporas de hongos son una amenaza insidiosa para los pacientes con asma en un Puerto Rico propenso a las inundaciones. Necesitamos educación y colaboración con EE. UU. para ayudar a las personas a respirar mejor.


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