On August 3, Professor Bratspies testified before the NYC Racial Justice Commission about charter amendments that could dismantle structural environmental injustice. You can watch her testimony here (starts at 2:08:00)
In September 2020, CUER was honored to partner with CUNY BLSA and the Environmental Justice Collective to bring Dr. Sacoby Wilson to campus (via zoom).
The 2021 Institute for Global Understanding Biennial Symposium focusing on Human Rights and the Environment featured Mayah’s Lot on the Environmental Justice panel. You can watch the panel from this link. https://www.monmouth.edu/igu/symposium/
Join CUER and all of CUNY’s Queens Campuses to explore how academic research and expertise can support environmental justice advocacy. March 5 10:00-4:30. Register at http://bit.ly/2N7U1LD
The Eastern Queens Alliance recently honored CUER Director Rebecca Bratspies at its annual Idlewild Wetland and Wildlife Benefit and Award Luncheon. This year’s theme, “Our Communities Matter,” resonated throughout the afternoon, as community activists discussed a…
On February 28, 2014, CUER Director Rebecca Bratspies testified before the City Council Environmental Committee.
At first glance, Greenpoint seems much like many other ethnically diverse New York City neighborhood struggling with rapid gentrification.
On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, … hosted at the CUNY School of Law. View the videos below…
This article was jointly written by Andy Jones and Ethan Middlebrooks On Friday, November 22, CUER Fellows Andy Jones and I joined youth from Global Kids, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to fostering global learning and youth…