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Using Mayah’s Lot as an Environmental Justice Learning Tool

September 3, 2013

In a guest blog post for The Nature of Cities, Professor Rebecca Bratspies discusses how Mayah’s Lot, the environmental justice comic book that she developed with graphic artist Charlie LaGreca, can be used as a learning tool to teach young students about environmental justice.

“Mayah’s Lot” Teaches Environmental Justice to Young Readers

July 11, 2013

Mayah’s Lot, the environmental justice comic book created by Professor Rebecca Bratspies and graphic artist Charlie LaGreca, is the focus of a Colorlines.com article. The article describes the comic as “simple and accessible, but also keenly illustrates some of the more nuanced problems the environmental justice world faces.”

Prof. Bratspies on Using Environmental Justice Comic Book Mayah’s Lot as a Learning Tool

July 2, 2013

For the past month, Professor Rebecca Bratspies has been using Mayah’s Lot, an environmental justice comic book that she developed along with graphic artist Charlie LaGreca, in educational workshops with fifth and sixth graders in Queens to cultivate their understanding of environmental law and environmental justice.

CUNY School of Law Hosts Multigenerational Environmental Conference

June 6, 2013

CUNY School of Law’s Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) is hosting “Act Now: Environmental Activism Conference,” a conference for both youth and adults to connect with climate and environmental activists, leading environmental regulators, and educators to learn and take action.

Center for Urban Environmental Reform Releases Environmental Justice Comic Book for Classrooms

May 20, 2013

The Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) at the City University of New York School of Law is helping to bring environmental justice to classrooms with the release of its comic book Mayah’s Lot.

Prof. Bratspies Presents at Environmental Conferences at Harvard and NY Law School

April 22, 2013

Professor Rebecca Bratspies participated in a workshop hosted by Harvard University’s Center for the Environment and in collaboration with the Harvard Law School Institute for Global Law and Policy and the Program on Science Technology and Society.

Prof. Rebecca Bratspies on the Gowanus Canal and the Limits of Environmental Law

March 21, 2013

In her latest post for the Nature of Cities blog, Professor Rebecca Bratspies discusses the recent plight of a dolphin that swam into the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.

CUNY Law’s Center on Urban Environmental Reform Hosts Environmental Resilience Seminar

November 28, 2012

On October 17, 2012, CUNY’s Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) hosted the New York City Urban Field Station and the New York City Parks and Recreation Quarterly Research Seminar on the resilience of social-ecological systems.

Prof. Bratspies on Embracing Environmental Justice to Green Cities

November 1, 2012

On the Nature of Cities blog, Prof. Rebecca Bratspies writes that as more of the world’s population now lives in urban environments, many environmental laws have developed without cities in mind.

Prof. Bratspies’s Environmental Justice Comic Featured in NY Times

October 19, 2012

A New York Times blog post highlights educational materials appropriate for home-schooling children and features Mayah’s Lot, an environmental justice comic book authored by Professor Rebecca Bratspies and illustrated by artist Charlie Lagreca.