Local nonprofit Upstate Forever will present a virtual panel, “Erasing the Redline: How Communities of Color are Disproportionately Exposed to Pollution and How to Fix It,” Feb. 24 from noon to 1 p.m.
The event will feature a discussion on the adverse effects that pollution has on communities of color and how to provide sustainable solutions for those communities.
During the virtual event, the panel will include:
- Iyonia Aiken from New Washington Heights
- Michael Brown from Sustaining Way
- Michael Corley from the South Carolina Environmental Law Project
- Tiffany James of Justice James Consulting
Upstate Forever board member and BDV Solutions COO and general counsel Chris Richardson will moderate the discussion. In addition, Upstate Forever energy and state policy director Shelley Robbins will offer opening remarks.
The virtual discussion is free to attend, but registration is required. Register here.