A purely ecological agenda for Earth Day isn’t enough: Racial justice must be prioritized.
Author: Kimi Waite
Kimi Waite is a 2019 Environmental Education 30 Under 30 awardee, recognized by The North American Association for Environmental Education. She is also a Public Voices Fellow on the climate crisis with The OpEd Project and the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.
Asian American Studies Is Crucial for Achieving Climate Solutions
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, there have been numerous reports about discrimination and violence against Asian Americans. In response, now is a chance to prioritize Asian American studies as a way to work towards both racial and environmental justice.