'I Speak for the Trees'
Earth Day is coming! Technically, isn't every day an Earth day? I digress. Instead of simply turning off your lights for an hour, trek out to the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge for Abrazos: A Community Celebration of Environmental Justice. On Saturday, April 22, from 1-4pm you can honor Mother Earth by learning something new at educational booths, enjoying music, eating free food, participating in fun activities and more. All ages are welcome, and admission is free. The point of it all is to “honor and organize for … our rights to a healthy environment.” Also, it's part of the five-day Decolonizing Nature conference (see our Arts section for more info) sponsored by The National Hispanic Cultural Center, UNM and more. Let's all unite for justice and this marvelous planet we call home. (Renée Chavez)
Saturday April 22, 2017
Albuquerque, NM 87105
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Food, neighborhood tours, educational activities, music and other performances.
Join us at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge for this community celebration of environmental justice. Environmental justice is belief that the benefits and the hazards of the environment should be evenly distributed across all groups regardless of social or economic class, race, or any other feature.