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EPISODE 147 | 25 MINS

Facing the Environment and Invisibility in West Virginia

WITH ANGIE ROSSER

Topic:

Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Environmental Justice and Equitable Development series – seeking justice in a disempowered place

Guest & Organization:

Angie Rosser is the Executive Director of West Virginia Rivers Coalition, a statewide advocacy organization promoting access to clean water for all. Her 20+ years of experience in social justice work came to bear during a massive water contamination event that sparked transformative dialogue around safe drinking water. Her motivation is personal and political; she believes everyone has a right to enjoy clean water and that conservation of our water resources is central to a shared prosperity. Angie holds a BA in Anthropology from the University of North Carolina and an MA in Organizational Communication from West Virginia University.

Resources:

Facing Race: A National Conference is presented by Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation – November 8-10, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan

West Virginia Rivers

Expanding the Circle: Strategies to Authentically Engage Under-Resourced Communities to Improve the Chesapeake Bay for All

Skeo – Equity, Sustainability and Resiliency

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