The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice in the U.S.

Date and Time

Renowned scholar and activist Robert Bullard will present the virtual keynote talk at Penn State’s 2021 Colloquium on the Environment. Bullard will discuss “The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice in the U.S." at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 1.

The talk is open to all campuses and to the public.

Bullard is known as the “father of environmental justice” and has spent his career studying how environmental issues disproportionately impact communities of color. Environmental justice affirms the principle that all people and communities have a right to equal protection and equal enforcement of environmental laws and regulations.

Penn State’s Colloquium on the Environment is co-sponsored by IEE, SI, the Office of Human Resources, Office of Educational Equity, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.