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

The Problems

  • Informal green spaces on private property and poorly maintained parks spaces are threatened by development and poorly thought out urban density models that displace low-income residents.
  • Domestic violence which includes violence against children and youth by their parents or anyone else they live with disrupts families and devastates lives.
  • The primary cause of homelessness for women and children is fleeing from domestic violence situations.
  • Green spaces are often under valued and uncared for in low-income communities and replaced by formal structured play areas such as basketball courts and jungle gyms.
  • Females without access to green space are not able to benefit from the increase in self-esteem, decision making and reduced DV towards their children that has been proven to occur in the low-income housing of Chicago.
  • Other missed benefits include reduced ADHD symptoms and stress relief

The "Saving Limbs" 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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