The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines environmental justice as the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.
resources to learn more about environmental jusice
- The Quest for Environmental Justice by Robert Bullard
- New Perspectives on Environmental Justice: Gender, Sexuality, and Activism by Rachel Stein
- Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer
- From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement by Luke Cole
- Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Quality by Robert Bullard
- Intersectional Environmentalism
- The Center for Diversity & the Environment
- The Center for Health Environment & Justice
- Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice
take action: anti-racism resources from fsu and beyond
The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Office within Human Resources provides anti-racism resources including books and articles, resources for kids, online resources like blogs, social media accounts, YouTube channels, and TED Talks, and videos.
In addition, here are a few other resources to get started in anti-racism work:
- Anti-Racism Resources from the FSU Department of Student Affairs
- Anti-Racism Resources from the FSU College of Education
- Justice in June: Compiled by Autumn Gupta with Bryanna Wallace’s oversight for the purpose of providing a starting place for individuals trying to become better allies.
- Understanding Systemic Racism