Sylvia Hood Washington
Sustainable Justice for Marginalized Communities
Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Time: 4:00 PM
Elmhurst College, Frick Center, Founders Lounge
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Phone: (630) 617-3390
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An interdisciplinary scholar trained in medicine, engineering, technology and the environment, Dr. Washington is the author of Packing Them In: An Archaeology of Environmental Racism in Chicago, 1865-1954. She documents the ways that Chicago’s poor, working class and ethnic minority neighborhoods have been subjected disproportionately over decades to pollution and other harmful environmental effects.