This monthly series will touch on themes of environmental justice relevant to issues in California and the Delta. Scholars and public service experts will speak on the importance of environmental justice as it pertains to state water management, government reform, climate resilience, indigenous stewardship, and management of the Delta. Webinars are free and open to the public with registration.
December seminar: Climate Justice by Dr. Raoul Lievanos
December 8, 2021 l 12:00-1:00 PM PST
“Racialized disparities related to sea level rise, flooding, and foreclosure risk in Stockton”
Dr. Raoul Lievanos is an associate professor at the University of Oregon. As an environmental sociologist, his research focuses primarily on the organizational, instutitional, demographic and spatial dynamics of environmental and housing market inequalities and on the social movements and policy processes that attempt to address such inequalities in the United States.