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Environmental Justice
& Civic Engagement

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Working at the intersection of social inequity and the ecological crisis.

Low-income communities and communities of color across the United States are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. CEE works to connect the global and national climate discussion to local communities and faith leaders and to empower religious and spiritual organizations at the local level to lead the charge in raising public consciousness about these challenges and the changes that need to be made.

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Meet Catherine Flowers

Catherine is CEE’s Director of Environmental Justice & Civic Engagement and founder of the Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise Community Development Corporation (ACRE).
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From the blog

Encounters with Plant Medicine Tradition in Mexico

While in Mexico last July, 2017, I had three encounters with traditional, local, Medicinal Plants experts. The first was in the recently created Clinic of Mazahua Traditional Medicine at the Intercultural University of Mexico State which Mindahi Bastida Munoz co-founded in 2004 in San Felipe del Progreso, Estado de Mexico.  … Read more

Mungo Man: The Journey Home

This week, Australia welcomed home its oldest known human, 43,000 year old Mungo Man.  CEE’s Original Caretakers Program Director, Mindahi Bastida, traveled across the globe to be a part of this historic event.    Dean Sewell documented the long journey home for The Guardian. Mindahi, what was the purpose of your… Read more