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Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Sustainability Initiative (JEDSI)

Examining the relationship between social inequalities, lived experiences, and environmental outcomes, JEDSI focuses research, teaching, and practice on our environmental history, diverse voices in the environmental movement, and better pathways forward.

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    The People, Equity, and the Environment learning community is closely associated with JEDSI.

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