Romina Flores Diaz, a political science student at UConn Hartford, and Mayra Rodríguez González, our urban and community forestry assistant extension educator, advanced UConn CAHNR’s strategic vision through their collaborative research on Resilient Cities, Racism, and Equity. At the Undergraduate Research Conference in Storrs, Romina presented an evidence-based approach to achieve environmental and climate justice in communities.
Achieving environmental and climate justice requires innovative strategies. What is the best approach?
- Amplifying Community Voices
- Promoting Inclusive Programming
- Building Intergenerational Capacity
- Centering Marginalized Identities
- Promoting Equity In Management
Learn more about projects and efforts at s.uconn.edu/urban
UConn CAHNR is committed to improving quality of life and creating a sustainable future. Through scientific discovery, innovation, education, and community engagement the College has been working to achieve the set strategic initiatives:
- Ensuring a Vibrant and Sustainable Agricultural Industry and Food Supply
- Enhancing Health and Well-Being Locally, Nationally, and Globally
- Promoting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
- Advancing Adaptation and Resilience in a Changing Climate
- Fostering Sustainable Landscapes at the Urban-Rural Interface
Read more at: https://cahnr.uconn.edu/strategic-vision/