June 14, 2007
In 1987 the United Church of Christ commissioned and published a nation-wide study done on the environmental burdens placed on communities in relation to their racial and class demographic makeup. The findings revealed a strong correlation between overburdened communities and their demographics, legitimizing the use of terms such as environmental racism and classism and forming a cornerstone of the movement for environmental justice. Read more...
Check out and bid on select items from this year's Silent Auction! Bidding for items will finish at Jammin' for Justice on May 23 - get a head start now to stake your claim! To participate, simply click the 'Bid Now!' icon to send an email with your name, address, phone number, auction item number, and bid amount. Thanks for visiting and good luck!
Battle unacceptable amounts of air pollution in the community by joining REEP at the State Legislature. We'll be meeting at ACE at noon for preparation and lunch, then heading downtown.
Urge Massachusetts to be a leader in reforming the CORI system of juvenile injustice. The Boston Workers Alliance is organizing a march to show support for CORI reform, and REEP is playing a role.