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Black, Brown, and Green
April 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dealing with neighborhood change: how neighborhoods fight for equitable development.
FREE for UWM students – Lunch Provided
Adventure through the Walker’s Point, Menominee Valley, and Lindsey Heights neighborhoods and explore some initiatives to counter gentrification and systemic racism. See how black and brown communities are culturally and socioeconomically responsive to the community in an age of redevelopment and the how they fight to preserve natural resources and develop green initiatives. Learn about what organizations like: CORE El Centro, the Urban Ecology Center, Alice’s Garden, the Juice Kitchen, and Outpost Natural Foods are doing to make an impact!
PantherSync Pre-Registration Required. https://bit.ly/2GNaekI
Meet in the Union Concourse at 10:30am. Limited to 40 students.
For more information, contact Amanda Markwardt at 414-229-3894; firstname.lastname@example.org
Cosponsored by Student Involvement Sociocultural Programming and Share the Earth