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R U An Endangered Species?™ Find Out!
4 Workshops that introduce 4 Action Campaigns at the intersection of social justice, culture and environment.

Attend or host a workshop. Learn what you can do to protect our social and natural eco-systems by joining a campaign to save human lives.


CAMPAIGN ONE  |  CAMPAIGN TWO  |  CAMPAIGN THREE  |  CAMPAIGN FOUR


CAMPAIGN TWO:
Strange Fruit: Race, Violence, and Environment

The Problems

  • African Americans are missing the opportunities to reap the economic, social, physical and psychological benefits provided by wilderness, urban forests, and community green spaces. This is a crisis given the rise of obesity, diabetes, and urban stress which disproportionately impact African Americans.
  • Statistically, despite similar financial means as people of Chicano and Latino descent, African Americans do not use wilderness recreation areas at a rate that represents their population even when they live near the public lands.
  • The legacy of race violence and the resulting psychological trauma, as well as social barriers may subconsciously contribute to the disenfranchisement of many African Americans in feel the beauty and serenity of wild and wooded places in the U.S.

The "Strange Fruit" Curriculum

Introduction  |  The Problems  |  Solutions  |  Action Campaign




CAMPAIGN ONE:
Human Estuaries™ Our Polluted Streams

CAMPAIGN TWO:
Strange Fruit: Race, Violence, and Environment

CAMPAIGN THREE:
Saving Limbs, Saving Lives: Women and Green Spaces

CAMPAIGN FOUR:
Does Homophobia Have a Carbon Count? Gender Perception and Safety



Contact Us
Jourdan I. Keith, Founder & Director
206-579-5848 Cell
urbanwildernessproject@yahoo.com
P.O. Box 18874
Seattle, WA 98118

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