Hate Uncycled: What’s on your mind?

When

Mar. 3, 2021, 1pm to 2:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Online

Description

This town hall, focused on Indigenous and Land Justice, will highlight the importance of land rights and environmental justice for communities of color. Panelists will discuss a North Las Vegas community's struggle to achieve environmental justice for their neighborhood. Participants will also explore the limits of property law protections for indigenous land rights and creative strategies for protecting sacred sites and the environment.

“Hate Uncycled: What’s on your mind?” is a series of campus conversations showcasing how UNLV and its students, faculty, staff and alumni are engaging with and responding to some of today’s most pressing issues. The series will cover a range of topics, including the effects of racism on public health, indigenous and land justice, and the First Amendment and policing. The series is organized by the College of Liberal Arts and the offices of the Executive Vice President and Provost, Diversity Initiatives, and Student Diversity and Social Justice in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League and the Interfaith Council of Southern Nevada.

Featured Speakers

  • Bret Birdsong, Professor of Law, William S. Boyd School of Law
  • Sebastian Ross, law student, William S. Boyd School of Law
  • Mercedes Krause, Native American Alumni Club
  • Annika Roseen, Native American Program Assistant in Student Diversity & Social Justice (SDSJ), Mx Native UNLV

Price

Free

Admission Information

The town hall will be presented virtually on YouTube.

Contact Information

UNLV College of Liberal Arts

External Sponsor

Anti-Defamation League and the Interfaith Council of Southern Nevada