NAACP “No More Tanks On Our Banks” Week of Action! October 18-24, 2015!

Environmental Justice is on the move next week here in Mobile, Alabama! Share this post with your friends so everyone knows what’s up in Mobtown!

NAACP Direct Action Event Plan

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NAACP “No More Tanks On Our Banks” Important Dates:

* RALLY – SUNDAY, October 18 – 3-5pm
Robert Hope Community Center
850 Edwards St. Mobile AL, 36610

* PICKET – TUESDAY, October 20 – 9:30a-12:30p
Government Plaza
205 Government St. Mobile, AL 36644

* MARCH – FRIDAY, October 23 – 5:30p-6:30p
Start: Holiday Inn Downtown
301 Government St. Mobile, AL 36602
End: Stone Street Baptist Church
311 Tunstall St. Mobile, AL 36610

* TOXIC DUMPING IN DIXIE PANEL DISCUSSION – SATURDAY, October 24 – 4pm
The “Father of Environmental Justice” Dr. Robert Bullard speaking with regional environmental scientists Dr. M.A. Baheth and Dr. Raoul Richardson at the Vigor High School Auditorium
Vigor High School Auditorium
913 N Wilson Ave. Mobile, AL 36610 Continue reading

Mobile NAACP Welcomes “Father of Environmental Justice” Dr. Robert Bullard

Mobile NAACP Welcomes “Father of Environmental Justice” Dr. Robert Bullard
Regional advocates welcome attention brought to revitalizing communities like Africatown

MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2015 MOBILE, AL – The Mobile Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) welcomes the esteemed “Father of Environmental Justice” Dr. Robert Bullard to a panel discussion about how environmental justice fits into local revitalization projects. Dr. Robert Bullard brings three decades of scientific research and experience to the intersections of racial equity and environmental protection. This year, he is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his seminal book Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class and Environmental Quality.

Bullard Vigor Poster

FREE Dr. Bullard panel discussion with Dr. M.A. Baheth and Dr. Raoul Richardson at the Vigor High School Auditorium

Dr. Robert Bullard will speak at the Vigor High School auditorium on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 4:00PM. Admittance for this event is free of charge. He will also be speaking in multiple venues around the Mobile region including at the Alabama NAACP’s State Conference at the Holiday Inn Downtown Historic District at 301 Government St. early that day on Saturday, October 24 at 10:00AM. Continue reading