DSCEJ Responds to Gov. Landry's FOIA Request
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Dr. Beverly Wright to Gov. Jeff Landry: "Meet with us and learn about our achievements and challenges in Louisiana."   ​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Honorable Jeff Landry Governor, State of Louisiana Office of the Governor PO Box 94004 Baton Rouge, LA 70804 Dear Governor Landry: It has come to my attention that, as Louisiana State Attorney General, you filed a Freedom of Information Act request for communications between the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice and the US Environmental Protection Agency. Please know that you should feel free to contact me for this information. As the ..read more
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ICYMI: DSCEJ AND THE BULLARD CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL & CLIMATE JUSTICE HOST COMMUNITY FORUM AT THE NINTH ANNUAL HBCU CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE
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Community Forum Kicks Off Four-Day Event Bringing HBCU Students, Professors, Advocates, Policy Leaders to New Orleans   NEW ORLEANS, LA – This week, the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) and Robert D. Bullard Center for Environmental and Climate Justice kicked off its ninth annual HBCU Climate Change in New Orleans, LA by hosting the "It's About Justice" community forum. The solution-oriented dialogue centered around the urgency of addressing environmental injustices. A keynote speech by Minnesota Attorney General Keith E ..read more
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Dr. Beverly Wright joins Frontline Community Leaders for United Nations Global Plastics Treaty Negotiations
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 November 17, 2023 Contact: DeepSouth@skdknick.com    Dr. Beverly Wright joins Frontline Community Leaders for United Nations Global Plastics Treaty Negotiations ​​​​​​​Beyond Petrochemicals Hosts Environmental Justice Delegation at Global Plastics Treaty Negotiations in Nairobi (INC-3)   Nairobi, Kenya -  As part of the Beyond Petrochemicals Campaign, Dr. Beverly Wright, founder and executive director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, joined local leaders and community advocates from Texas, Louisiana, and ..read more
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DSCEJ COP28 Recap Newsletter
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DSCEJ COP28 Recap Newsletter Dr. Beverly Wright Joins Global Leaders, Experts, and Activists in Dubai for COP28 Dr. Beverly Wright, Founder and Executive Director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, traveled to Dubai to participate in the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) . . . ​​​​​​​ READ MORE >> ..read more
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Deep South Center for Environmental Justice Receives $825,000 Grant from The Kresge Foundation
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For Immediate Release December 13, 2023   Contact: deepsouth@skdknick.com     Deep South Center for Environmental Justice Receives $825,000 Grant from The Kresge Foundation    NEW ORLEANS, LA - The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an $825,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation to strengthen its organization as a resource for education, research, community and student engagement, and technical ..read more
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DSCEJ LAUNCHES ONLINE RESOURCE FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS APPLYING FOR EPA ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE GRANTS
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The Community Investment & Recovery Center (CIRC) Will Help More Than 250 Regional Organizations Secure Vital Federal Funding for Environmental Justice Concerns   New Orleans, LA – The Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) announces the launch of an online resource for its Community Investment & Recovery Center (CIRC), one of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Environmental Justice Thriving Community Technical Assistance Centers (TCTAC). Over the next five years, DSCEJ will assist more than 250 community-based organizations in rural and u ..read more
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Dr. Beverly Wright Joins Global Leaders, Experts, and Activists in Dubai for COP28
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FOR PLANNING PURPOSES    November 30, 2023 Contact: DeepSouth@skdknick.com    Dr. Beverly Wright Joins Global Leaders, Experts, and Activists in Dubai for COP28 Executive Director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice Calls for World Leaders to Center Vulnerable Communities in Climate Action   DUBAI, UAE – Dr. Beverly Wright, Executive Director and Founder of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) will travel to Dubai to participate in the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28). Dr. Wright will join leade ..read more
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DSCEJ Webinar: Protecting Your Community from Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
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ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COMMUNITY FORUM DSCEJ Webinar: Protecting Your Community from Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Don't miss the DSCEJ Environmental Justice Community Forum which will feature the webinar Protecting Your Community from Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). DATE: Tuesday, December 12, 2023 TIME: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM CT ​​​​​​​   FIVE FACTS Louisiana communities are targeted by petrochemical corporations planning new toxic facilities and pipelines with carbon capture and storage (CCS). These corporations ignore the increased risks of CCS to our health, e ..read more
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DSCEJ AND THE BULLARD CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL & CLIMATE JUSTICE TO HOST NINTH ANNUAL HBCU CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE
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  NEW ORLEANS, LA – On Wednesday, October 11, 2023, leading environmental justice organizations, the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) and Robert D. Bullard Center for Environmental and Climate Justice, will kick off the ninth annual HBCU Climate Change in New Orleans, LA.  This year’s conference theme is Looking Back to Move Forward: Building a Climate Resilient Future for Vulnerable Communities. The conference will bring together HBCU faculty and students, researchers, climate professionals, and environmental justice an ..read more
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DSCEJ Testifies at EPA’s Public Hearing
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Deep South Center for Environmental Justice Testifies at EPA’s Public Hearing on Louisiana’s Carbon Capture & Sequestration Program FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2023 Contact: Ginger LeBlanc | gingerl@dscej.org Contact: Valerie Keys | vkeys@skdknick.com New Orleans, LA – Yesterday, Dr. Beverly Wright, Executive Director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ), joined environmental justice activists and local community leaders in Baton Rouge to testify in opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed approval of Louisiana’s Carbon Cap ..read more
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