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Environmental justice

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Collections that document environmental justice, a movement that acknowledges the disparate impact of environmental harms on marginalized people (particularly poor people, indigenous people, Black people, and other people of color) and centers community needs.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charon Asetoyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00677
Abstract Abortion rights advocate, women's health activist, indigenous rights activist. Papers document Asetoyer's professional and public life, focusing on her activism in indigenous rights, women's health, and reproductive justice issues on the local, national, and international level. Major topics include Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; HIV/AIDS and Native Americans; economic development; health care for rural and underserved populations; links between the environment and health; and indigenous women's...
Dates of Materials: 1985-2008

Committee on Women, Population and the Environment records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00768
Abstract

The collection contains the business records of the Committee on Women, Population,& the Environment (CWPE), a multi-racial alliance that works on the local, regional, national, and international levels to oppose population control policies that blame overpopulation for poverty, hunger, environmental degradation and political volatility.

Dates of Materials: 1979 - 2012

Katsi Cook papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00528
Abstract Midwife, environmentalist, American Indian rights activist. The Papers consist of information about Cook and her midwifery and women's health practice in the Akwesasne Mohawk community on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation in northern New York State and on the adjacent Akwesasne reserve in Ontario and Quebec, Canada. The Papers also contain information about Cook's activism related to environmental contamination and human health and about indigenous rights and environmental justice. Included...
Dates of Materials: 1977-2008

Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00526
Abstract Women's health advocacy organization. The Records focus on NAWHERC's administration, funding, programs, studies, and work in coalition with other women's health, indigenous rights, environmental stewardship, and women of color organizations. Major topics found throughout these papers include Native American health and cultural survival, rights of indigenous peoples, alcoholism and other drug dependency problems, abortion and reproductive health, fetal alcohol syndrome, diabetes, breast...
Dates of Materials: 1934 - 2014

The Population and Development Program (PopDev) records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00817
Abstract The Population and Development Program (PopDev) operated from Hampshire College, Amherst, MA from 1986 to 2020. PopDev produced multiple in-house publications and reports, hosted events and meetings that highlighted international scholars and activists, published popular commentary that spoke out against population control in the media, and collaborated closely with other feminist activists and groups. The Population and Development Program records document PopDev's administrative history,...
Dates of Materials: 1980 - 2013

Tonya Gonnella Frichner papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00703
Abstract

Lawyer; President and Founder, American Indian Law Alliance; Professor of Native American History, Law and Human Rights. Primarily professional papers. Major topics include social conditions and legal status of North American Indians, and related issues such as health care, environmental issues, land rights, and international rights of indigenous peoples.

Dates of Materials: 1977 - 2014