Speaker: Peoples’ Tribunal on Harvey Recovery.
The Peoples’ Tribunal on Harvey Recovery: Changing Climate in America’s Most Diverse City. How Climate Impacts Workers, Immigrants, Housing & Environment.
August 24-25, 2018
Texas Southern University
Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Policy
3728 Cobb St.
Houston, TX 77004
The Peoples Tribunal On Harvey Recovery will uplift the first-hand accounts of Hurricane Harvey’s flooding and the slow and ongoing recovery effort. Harvey’s impact on Houston – one of the nation’s largest petrochemical complexes – is still felt one year later. The event will unpack how the housing, migration, employment and environmental crises facing the city are part of global climate change trends already impacting Houston’s most vulnerable populations. Through the testimony of residents, community leaders and experts, the Tribunal will engage attendees in imagining creative, people first solutions to each of these crises and shine light on solutions to overlapping crises can and should make Houston more resilient for the inevitable climate disasters to come. the interconnectedness of solutions for ongoing recovery efforts and the inevitable climate disasters to come.
Opening Ceremony & Presentation on Changing Climates / Friday August 24th 6-9PM