EHRA Talks

EHRA Talks is an occasional virtual series by youth and for youth eager to address the environmental and social justice issues in Dearborn, MI and beyond. 

EHRA Talks - Speaker Bios.pdf

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Featuring Moderator: Zeina Reda 

Interested in learning how to convert your passion into a career? Join us to hear from our esteemed panel on how their passions have become their path! Hear from LTG Garlin Gilchrist, Nina Ignaczak, Simone Charles, Andrew Bashi, and Jalonne White-Newsome— individuals all working to address environmental health and justice.

Featuring Guest Speaker: Abdullah Hammoud

Join us to discuss the air pollution in SE Michigan and ways youth can advocate for fundamental rights! 

Featuring Moderator: Justin Onwenu 

Calling all youth interested in community organizing and community-driven science! Join us to connect with different youth leaders in Metro Detroit that are working to address environmental health and justice issues. Hear how Dolores Perales, Zeinab Alghanem, Yasmine Elhagehassan, and Bridget Vial have organized to protect air, water, and land in their community! 

Facilitated by: Julia Cuneo & ReJoyce Douglas

We worked to explore different adult/youth support strategies, learn project management and facilitation strategies that promote youth ownership and responsibility, and develop an understanding of the do’s and don'ts of adult allyship!