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Disabilities & Disasters: A Path to More Inclusive Climate Solutions

  • 17 Jun 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Online

In a recent article, Krystal Vasquez, PhD Candidate at the California Institute of Technology, wrote about her experience studying air pollution from wildfires and her experience as a disabled researcher. She wrote, "while the fires themselves don't discriminate, there are systems in place that do." Join Krystal and Adriane Griffen, Senior Director of Public Health and Leadership at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), in conversation with Climate for Health Director, Rebecca Rehr, to discuss disability rights as an important tenet of environmental justice, climate solutions, and disaster planning.

Read Krystal's article here.

This Climate for Health episode of Let's Talk Climate will take place on June 17 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET. Closed captioning will be provided.

Click here to register!

About the association

VtPHA is a membership organization which facilitates collaboration among people who care about public health and are interested in protecting and promoting the health of Vermont residents.

VtPHA is an Affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA). APHA is the national voice of public health and champions the health of all people and all communities. They are the only organization that combines a 140-plus year perspective, the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health and a member community from all public health disciplines and over 40 countries. Learn more at www.apha.org.

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Vermont Public Health Association
P.O. Box 732
Burlington, VT 05402-0732

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