Shifting Paradigms: A Grassroots Response to Industry and Climate Full
Tonyehn Verkitus, Executive Director, PSR PA
December 9, 2022
This half-day, virtual conference focused on organizational and individual roles in preserving the health of fenceline and frontline communities while fighting climate change and the industries that harm them. PSR PA brought together community leaders to share actionable strategies for sustainability and empowerment; research on air quality and childhood leukemia in proximity to fuel infrastructure; and close with an Indigenous-led discussion about resisting the harms of climate change from a global perspective. The goal was to cultivate solutions based strategies to preserve and improve the health of our communities.