When population vulnerability coincides with a pattern of pollution exposure, we call it environmental injustice. How do we objectively identify such cases?
With environmental protections under attack at the federal level, how have Maryland legislators responded?
Environmental funders are aware of the need to diversify the movement and build support, especially in urban centers. Protecting our environment depends on having a robust and diverse grassroots base.
All Maryland Philanthropy Network members with interests in urban greening, climate change, community resiliency, conservation, environmental protection, and sustainability are invited to participate in this meeting.
People and communities of faith contribute to environmental causes, both by stewardship of their own properties and by advocating for environmental protections as a tenet of their faith. Pope Francis' encyclical has raised awareness of the role of faith leaders in calling for a range of environmental reforms. Three Maryland organizations that support activism in faith communities will share their work with us.
Fracking Case Studies- Communities Mobilizing to Protect Health & Water: Amy Panek of the Park Foundation in New York and Phil Johnson of the Heinz Endowments in Pennsylvania will join us by Skype to share their reflections on how the shale ga
With more than 466,000 Marylanders food insecure , does it matter where the food is grown or whether it is processed or fresh? We will discuss what the research says about the quality/quantity debate, what efforts are being made in Maryland to address food quality and quantity; and what can be done to achieve more of both.