Many environmental organizations are trying to figure out how to become anti-racist in a space with a longstanding history of both intentional and unintentional racism and exclusion. Many white leaders in our movement are simultaneously grappling with a personal history of ignorance and inaction on the problem of racism in America. In this candid co-interview, Brooking and UPSTREAM’s Executive Director, Matt Prindiville talk about their personal and professional learning journeys, their shared work to shift culture and practice at UPSTREAM, and the crucial role of racial justice in the #breakfreefromplastic movement.
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A conversation about race and the environmental movement with marine biologist, policy advocate, and UPSTREAM board member Letise LaFeir.