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  • Writer's pictureKim Jordan

Principles of Environmental Justice

In 1991, the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit, sponsored by the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice, adopted 17 Principles of Environmental Justice. These moving, thorough, inclusive principles serve as a guidepost for a just, sustainable world. The National Resources Defense Fund lauds them as "the defining document for the growing grassroots movement for environmental justice." If you like, you can read them here:



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