This informational video, produced by students in MIEH330, guides viewers through accessing safe drinking water in case of a flood or hurricane. Topics include: preparation, boiling, and bleach disinfection.
Hurricane Preparedness: Mold
BET's "Finding Justice" - S1E6: The Lead Paint Crisis
To end the national silence over the lead crisis afflicting low-income communities of color, Michael K. Williams joins forces with Baltimore activists, scientists, and lead exposure survivors to show the devastating effects of lead poisoning, and takes the fight all the way to Washington D.C.
Speaker Series August 2018: Environmental Justice and Health Equity in Prince George's County
There is a wealth of research on the differential burden of environmental hazards and locally unwanted land uses (LULUs) on communities of color and low-income populations. Studies have shown that heavily trafficked roadways, incinerators, chemical plants, factories, landfills, and other pollution-emitting facilities tend to have disproportionate impacts across race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status. Communities with a high number of LULUs tend to also have more exposure to psychosocial stressors and lower access to health promoting infrastructure including supermarkets, grocery stores, and ecologic amenities including parks, tree canopy, and healthy rivers and streams. Inequities in planning, zoning, and community development can drive or exacerbate environmental injustice and related health issues.
Community-engaged research including citizen science has emerged to increase public participation in scientific research and decision-making processes. Many communities impacted by environmental justice issues do not have adequate access to monitoring infrastructure. The use of real-time sensors and mapping tools can help citizen scientists become more aware of built environment problems in their communities and come up with solutions including planning and zoning solutions to address these issues. The speaker will highlight the use of these tools by communities impacted by concrete plants and traffic, goods movement, and power plants. The authors will also highlight how these tools can be used to help inform the development of community-based environmental justice initiatives that focus on zoning, planning, public health, and community sustainability.
Think 100%: Dr. Sacoby Wilson
Dr. Sacoby Wilson, Associate Professor and Director of Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health at the University of Maryland School of Public Health drops serious knowledge on Think 100%, the Coolest Show on Climate Change.
Excerpt from Environmental Justice, CAFOs, and Community Health Plenary with Dr. Sacoby Wilson
An excerpt from the plenary speech entitled "Environmental Justice, CAFOs, and Community Health" by Dr. Sacoby Wilson of the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health given December 8th, 2017.
Presented at the Factory Farm Summit 2017 hosted by Socially Responsible Agricultural Project in Ocean City, Maryland December 7th-10th 2017. Please note that this an excerpt of the full plenary.
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EPA 20th Anniversary Environmental Justice Video Series: Sacoby Wilson
In commemorating the 20 years of EPA working on environmental justice, the agency has created this video series, featuring federal and local government officials, non-profit leaders, and students, who tell stories about the lessons they have learned over their time working on environmental justice. These videos will also be featured on the EPA Environmental Justice in Action Blog at http://blog.epa.gov/ej. This video was funded and produced by EPA.
Air Quality Monitoring w/Environmental Health Associate Professor Sacoby Wilson and students
Session 5: After the Study: Roles and Responsibilities for Citizen Scientists ... - Sacoby Wilson
January 13-14, 2015 - Trans-NIH Workshop to Explore the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of Citizen Science More: http://www.genome.gov/27559982
Working Class Intellectuals Podcast Show, Sacoby Wilson
"My Hood is Toxic" Sit down with us on the Working Class Intellectuals podcast show as we speak to Dr. Sacoby Wilson,a renowned environmental researcher at the University of Maryland. Dr. Wilson is an experienced researcher and professor who specializes in environmental injustices and environmental racism. Dr. Wilson discusses the importance of living in a healthy environment and being knowledgeable about what's going on in your own neighborhood.
Environmental Activism: Justice, Media & Zero Waste
On behalf of the College Park Scholars Transformation Neighborhood which consists of Justice and Legal Thought, Public Leadership, International Studies, and Media, Self and Society, we hope you enjoy this video presentation of our Environmental Activism: Justice, Media & Zero Waste panel on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. Mike Tidwell, Dr. Sacoby Wilson and Jessica Weiss tackled issues of environmental justice, looked at the media's coverage of environmental issues and pushed for zero waste.
Interview with Dr. Sacoby Wilson
Dr. Sacoby Wilson talks about an upcoming symposium at the University of Maryland regarding the environment and health issues in our area.