1. BK Live 3/11/15: Women Doing Good


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    In honor of Women's History month we are joined by three Brooklyn women Bridget Bartolini (Five Boro Story Project), Elizabeth Yiempierre (Uprose), and Kimberley Seldon (Global Media Study Abroad) to talk about their local organizations that empower community members both locally and globally.

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    • BK Live 10/8/14: Latinos & NYPD


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      Elizabeth Yeampierre (UPROSE) and Denis Flores (El Grito de Sunset Park) discuss the relationship between Latinos and the cops in Brooklyn. Original air date: Oct 8, 2014 BRICartsmedia.org/bkindiemedia

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      • Environmental Justice Workshop: The Scholar & Feminist 2012


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        There are increasing indications of worldwide environmental instability, but the consequences of this vulnerability are not equally distributed across the globe. In this workshop, panelists discuss their work dealing with the impact of environmental degradation and creating opportunities for community empowerment and justice. This workshop, led by Tanya Fields (The BLK ProjeK), Rachel Sapery James (marine biologist), and Elizabeth C. Yeampierre (United Puerto Rican Organization of Sunset Park), was part of The Scholar and Feminist Conference 2012, "Vulnerability: The Human and the Humanities," which took place on March 3 at Barnard College in New York City.

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        • UPROSE Environmental Justice Tour


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          Sustainable Planning Studio took a tour in UPROSE's hybrid bus around Sunset Park, Red Hook, and Bay Ridge. The focus was to see first hand the heavy environmental burdens the neighborhoods of Sunset Park and Red Hook take on. We also discussed the neighborhood assets and the community's vision for a sustainable future.

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