This week, we’re breaking down some of the big takeaways from our conversation with community and climate activist Reverend Yearwood. He shared a powerful call to action for EVERYONE to organize & mobilize on the journey to centering justice in the climate crisis conversation. Join us as we dive into Reverend Yearwood’s 3 MOST impactful clips to better understand the deep connection between climate and ALL aspects of our lives, so we can stand in solidarity with the problem and be a part of the solution.
- The disproportionate amount of BIPOC exploited by redlining and gentrification
- Courthney shares why siloing can happen in ANY community
- Emily questions the willingness to accept the extractive mentality of fossil fuels
- How the poverty mindset impacts climate justice
- Courthney and Emily get personal about feelings of hypocrisy
- Using your privilege for a greater good
- And so much more!
Resources mentioned in this episode:
“The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America” by Richard Rothstein: https://www.tatteredcover.com/book/9781631494536
“The Willie Lynch Letter and the Making of a Slave” by Willie Lynch: https://www.tatteredcover.com/book/9789562916554
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