Monthly Racial Justice Series - Environmental Justice - Online

Online
Thursday, April 8, 2021
7:00pm - 8:15pm

Series: Monthly Racial Justice Series

Our guests Shalom Kristanugraha and Rachel Skipor help us explore how we can work toward a livable climate and create an equitable, sustainable, and just world, discussing also the ways in which poorer communities and communities of color are disproportionately impacted by the effects of climate change.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/92462519832?pwd=Rk9RZmw0eGFZU21NT2FSenVPdnRrQT09

Meeting ID: 924 6251 9832
Passcode: 371006

One tap mobile
+13017158592,,92462519832#,,,,*371006# US (Washington DC)
+13126266799,,92462519832#,,,,*371006# US (Chicago)

Dial by your location
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

Meeting ID: 924 6251 9832
Passcode: 371006

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aezEyQjSU7

Shalom Kristanugraha

Originally hails from the volcanic islands of Indonesia and is a 1st year Master of Divinity student at Union Theological Seminary, focusing on how to best engage with climate/environmental trauma from an interreligious/spiritual perspective. Before finding their way to the University of Montana in pursuit of a Master’s degree in Environmental Philosophy, Shalom lived in Michigan, Kentucky, England, and Massachusetts. Nowadays, Shalom spends a lot of time pondering questions of what it means to live and die well in this era of global climate change – How can we provide spiritual care for those who have experienced environmental trauma (e.g. climate refugees, those who see their home landscapes changed irretrievably, etc.)? How do we relate with those whose death and dying we participate in and partially cause? How can we best live and organize together as individuals implicated in global systems of harm?

Rachel Skipor

A professional dance artist and a senior at Arizona State University majoring in Health Sciences with a minor in Anthropology. Through all of these disciplines, she focuses on food justice and the human right to accessible nourishment that is sustainable, culturally appropriate, and that honors body, mind, soul, and spirit. Her work as a dancer and studies of embodiment inform her desire to create spaces that are safe, nurturing, wholesome, and honoring of all individuals. She seeks to promote agency and sovereignty for all beings to actualize their aspirations for holistic nourishment, and she sees knowledge as a tool for agency, informed consent, and ethical decision making in pursuing health and wellness.

S M T W T F S