MFN Skillshare Video Series
Making a Shekere with Dr. Qasimah Boston
Air Monitoring Use for Data Collection with Beto Lugo
It’s no secret that environmental racism is affecting our communities across the country. For decades environmental justice communities have been burdened by high levels of toxic air, water, and soil pollution. What’s the solution? To organize with the community, and further community led solutions to improve public health!
Join MFN Member Beto Lugo from CleanAirNow Kansas as he discusses how his organization and others use personal air monitors for data collection. During this webinar, you’ll learn that engaging in air monitoring and turning invisible pollution into data points gives decision making power to those who are directly impacted by the findings.Interested in learning more? Linked below are a few helpful resources Beto has passed along:
- Air pollution health risks in Kansas City, Kansas
- Building Community Power on the Frontlines
- Burlington Northern Fuel Storage Tank, Wyandotte County, KS
- SciCAN, the Science and Community Action Network
Using Census Data for Organizing and Advocacy with Melissa Miles
Have you ever wondered how census data, organizing, and advocacy are interconnected? Look no further! Join MFN Member Melissa Miles from New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance, as well as panelists Paul J. Allen and Luke Hellgren from MJ Bradley and Associates, as we learn about the power of data!
During this webinar, we look at the recent MJ Bradley report and the data tool used in its creation, specifically on how to use census tract level data for understanding, organizing and advocacy. You’ll learn that community-specific data, led by community, is critical to environmental justice work, as well as how to use data driven tools to gauge the impacts of electrification on the pollution emissions of a fenceline community.