When: Thu., Jan. 22, 7 p.m. 2015
An all-female panel discussion on issues of environmental justice and social transformation. Shubenacadie Band member Dorene Bernard graduated from Dal with a Bachelor of Social Work degree and has had a long career in child welfare and community support work. Kaitlyn Mitchell is a lawyer with Ecojustice Canada who is troubled by the inequality that overexposes low-income and First Nations communities to harmful industrial pollution. She has recently worked with Harrietsfield NS residents to protect their groundwater from contamination. Katie Perfitt is a dedicated activist and organizer in Halifax, working with Divest Dal, CYCC, and the Blue Dot project of the David Suzuki Foundation.