EUS Earth Day Panel
Thursday, April 22, 20215:30 pm – 6:30 pm EDT/GMT-4
White Nationalism, White Supremacy, and the Environmental Movement
National experts Eric Ward, Scot Nakagawa, and Lindsay Schubiner will lead the Bard community, regional community leaders, and Hudson Valley NGOs in exploring connections between white supremacy, the growth of white nationalism, and the environmental movement over the past 30 years.
Eric Ward is a national expert on the relationship between hate violence and preserving democratic institutions, governance, and inclusive societies. Eric brings nearly 30 years of expertise in community organizing and philanthropy to his role as Western States Center’s executive director. Originally from Los Angeles, Eric began his civil rights work when the white nationalist movement was engaged in violent paramilitary activity that sought to undermine democratic governance in the Pacific Northwest.
Scot Nakagawa is senior partner of ChangeLab, a national racial equity think/act lab addressing issues of demographic change and the transformation of racial identity and meaning in the United States in context of globalization, including the rise of white nationalism and of right wing nationalist movements in communities of color.
Lindsay Schubiner directs Western States Center’s program to counter the dangerous ascension of white nationalism and hate violence across the country. She previously led advocacy efforts against anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim bigotry at the Center for New Community. Lindsay has served as a congressional staffer handling housing, health, and immigration policy, and managed advocacy for sexual health and rights at American Jewish World Service.
For more information, call 845-758-6822, e-mail email@example.com, or visit https://bard.zoom.us/j/6091568866