Speak Up for Equity: Advocating for Environmental Justice with Patrick King

February 25, 2021

Spotify – Patrick King, Sustainability Education Manager, recently appeared on Tennessee Diversity Consortium’s podcast series “Speak Up for Equity”.

Patrick King believes that sustainability is directly tied to issues of inequity. He’s the sustainability education manager with Urban Green Lab, and he’s working to implement a new Environmental Justice Initiative which will focus on helping distressed communities improve their health and lives. In this episode, Patrick explains why Nashville’s Black and Brown communities are disproportionately affected by environmental problems, and also why they have the most to gain from sustainability efforts.

Listen to the full episode here.