Zero Waste: Youth Leadership in Action Day

Join youth leaders from South Baltimore on Saturday March 16th to advance our city away from environmental injustice and failed development towards a just transition to Zero Waste and Fair development. Right now, in response to years of grassroots work for our basic right to breathe clean air - our city is envisioning a future free from the BRESCO trash burning incinerator which causes 55 million dollars in health damages every year. This is a big change that calls for bold action. In response, youth leaders have initiated a concrete action research program to identify connections between vacant housing, land ownership, safety in our communities, food systems and our waste infrastructure.

Youth leaders invite you to join us for the first in a series of Research, Leadership and Action days to build the community of engaged residents, experts, and officials it will take to act on the findings and create a path forward. 

Background:
Students at Benjamin Franklin High School who formed Free Your Voice in 2011 and spent years researching and eventually organizing to stop the plan to build the nation's largest trash burning incinerator from being built less than a mile from their school - are now building the next generation of youth leaders at their former high school and throughout Lakeland, Curtis Bay, Westport, Mt. Winans, Brooklyn and Cherry Hill.

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WHEN
March 16, 2019 at 1pm - 3pm
WHERE
City Garage
101 W Dickman St
Baltimore , MD 21230
United States
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CONTACT
Meleny Thomas ·
162 RSVPS

Who's RSVPing

Ty Hullinger
Isabel McLain
Antonio Jones
John Kern
Karie Firoozmand
Natalie Cohen
shantress Wise
Leila Butler
Marilyn Julius
David Reische
Edith Gerald
Rodette Jones
Toby Harris
Annette Jordan
Adriana Foster
iletha joynes
Michael Coleman
Randolph(Randy) Ford
Charles Graham
Lisa Hodges
Nicole Fabricant
Ernest Lindsay
Shashawnda Campbell
Destiny Watford
Meleny Thomas
Luis Larin
Terrel Askew
Melanie Pinkert
Carla Tapia
Jennifer Kunze

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  • Ty Hullinger
  • Isabel McLain
  • Antonio Jones
  • John Kern
  • Karie Firoozmand
  • Natalie Cohen
  • shantress Wise
  • Leila Butler
  • Marilyn Julius
  • David Reische
  • Edith Gerald
  • Rodette Jones
  • Toby Harris
  • Annette Jordan
  • Adriana Foster
  • iletha joynes
  • Michael Coleman
  • Randolph(Randy) Ford
  • Charles Graham
  • Lisa Hodges
  • Nicole Fabricant
  • Ernest Lindsay
  • Shashawnda Campbell
  • Destiny Watford
  • Meleny Thomas
  • Luis Larin
  • Terrel Askew
  • Melanie Pinkert
  • Carla Tapia
  • Jennifer Kunze