Earth Week Focuses on Environmental Justice


April 18, 2017 — April at NMH typically brings separate events for Service Day, Earth Day celebration, and the year’s final diversity summit. This spring, eco-leaders, service leaders, peer educators, and Diversity Committee members combined efforts and planned intertwined events for April 18-23 centered on environmental justice.

Eco-leader Emma Lindale ’17 says this approach provides “An opportunity to talk about how diversity, environment, service, and health relate.”

As social entrepreneur Majora Carter, who speaks at NMH during Earth Week, has said, “you don’t have to make a choice between the environment and jobs; you can have both.”