Conversation: Environmental Racism and the Arts

Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021 at 6:00pm

Online
Saint Louis, MO 63101

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This discussion will focus on environmental racism, social justice, and the arts. It brings together Jordan Weber, Des Moines-based multi-disciplinary artist; Michael Allen, Senior Lecturer in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design; Inez Bordeaux, Organizer for Close the Workhouse and Manager of Community Collaborations at ArchCity Defenders; and Geoff Ward, Professor of African and African-American Studies.

Jordan Weber is currently an artist-in-residence in a collaborative project by The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Equity (CRE2) and the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Art at Washington University in St. Louis, and the Pulitzer Arts Foundation. Weber’s St. Louis residency focuses on social and environmental justice, incarceration, and healing with a specific focus on the Close the Workhouse campaign.

This free program will be hosted on Zoom; registration is required. Register

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