Engaged scholarship for environmental justice

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Environmental justice is a principle that affirms the right of all people to healthy, livable communities. Today we explore the ways in which academics from a range of university disciplines can effectively partner with advocacy groups, activists, and the broader community to advance the work of environmental justice. We’re joined by Chad Raphael, Professor in the Communication Department at Santa Clara, and Bannan Institute Scholar in the Ignatian Center. He has worked on environmental justice issues for over 20 years as a researcher, a consultant on communication campaigns, and a former chair of the board of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation and the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition.