Tag: Work and Labor

Ashley Gripper
September 21, 2022
Dr. Ashley Gripper joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss how gardening and farming increase community healing and personal agency in Black communities and beyond.
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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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September 8, 2022
Denise is a Mexican Indigenous Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Toxicology and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at The University of Arizona (UA). Her research focuses on understanding how volatile organic compounds interact in workplace air and impact low-wage, minority workers in small business beauty salons and auto shops in Tucson, Arizona.
Brenda
June 15, 2022
Brenda Trejo Rosas joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss how public health can move beyond treating race as a mere data point.
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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 4, 2022
El’gin Avila joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss how the gig economy has upended what we think of workers health and rights.
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April 27, 2022
Dr. Rupa Marya and Dr. Raj Patel join the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to talk about how practitioners of modern medicine and public health are trained to be technicians rather than healers.
Rodrigo
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 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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