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Preguntas y respuestas: Una joven líder en justicia ambiental sobre el valor de acercar a los jóvenes de color a la naturaleza

Preguntas y respuestas: Una joven líder en justicia ambiental sobre el valor de acercar a los jóvenes de color a la naturaleza

"Antes de tomar decisiones, debemos practicar lo que predicamos cuando decimos que nos pronunciamos a favor de la justicia y la equidad. En cualquier proceso de toma de decisiones, los jóvenes deben participar desde el principio."

Para la mayoría de los estudiantes universitarios, los sábados son para relajarse o pasar tiempo con los amigos, pero Damar García suele estar ocupada preparando materiales de campaña para los residentes de la comunidad sobre la importancia de garantizar que los jóvenes de color tengan un mayor acceso a la naturaleza en las ciudades.

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Q&A: A young environmental justice leader on the value of getting youth of color into nature

For most college students, Saturdays are for relaxing or spending time with friends, but Damar Garcia is often busy preparing campaign materials for community residents about the importance of ensuring that young people of color have greater access to nature in cities.

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