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Free Your Voice stuns school board with rap about environmental justice!

There is a plan to build the nations’ largest incinerator less than a mile away from our schools here in Baltimore. Our community already has the most air pollution in Maryland and our lives are cut short because of where we were born. We learned that Baltimore City Public Schools are in a contract to … Continue reading

Free Your Voice in the News

Making music from a plea about airborne mercury and materialism Excellent coverage of the amazing presentation last night at the School Board Meeting. Leadership and creativity together make a powerful force!

Our Incinerator Fight in Context

Please take a moment to read the article titled “EPA’s next challenge: Protect communities in nation’s industrial dumping grounds” by Brentin Mock over at Grist.org. It does a great job presenting some of the complexities and challenges of pursuing Environmental Justice in communities that have historically been treated as dumping grounds.  Here’s an excerpt from … Continue reading

Free Your Voice! Stop the Incinerator Anthem

Free Your Voice is a human rights committee of United Workers. We are a group of leaders, largely students, who work to understand our world and how we can build genuine unity to solve the problems we all face. Two years ago we learned about the plan to build the nations’ largest incinerator less than … Continue reading

An Environmental History of Fairfield/Wagner Point

We continue to look back at the history of development and the environment with this amazing account of Fairfield beginning in the 17th century. Access it here: http://digitalcommons.law.umaryland.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1030&context=mlh_pubs

Studying our past to change our future

As we continue our work to stop the nations’ largest incinerator from being built less than a mile from schools in Curtis Bay, we are looking back. We are looking back to understand how our current problems are deeply rooted in the past. We are reaching back to find inspiration in the stories of those … Continue reading