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The People’s Health Hearing: Health Justice means Climate Justice
The People’s Health Hearing seeks to bear witness to the public health impacts of extractive industries, create a space that connects to people’s struggles and set out a vision for intersectional, transformative climate justice. It is a space for movement building, connecting health and climate activists across the world and laying the roots for ongoing organising.
We will hear people and communities at the frontlines of extractivism share testimonies of how these industries are devastating people’s health, share stories of hope and how communities are resisting.
Weaving together the testimonies, the hearing will close with reflections from Listeners, who will bring in their own experiences of resistance and organising as part of the wider health and climate justice movements.
Join us for the People’s Health Hearing as we build collective power for health and climate justice!
- Health for a Green New Deal
- People’s Health Movement Ecosystems and Health Circle
- Race & Health
- Students for Global Health
- Health for Future
- Actions Speak Louder Than Words
The People’s Health Hearing will all be online and interpretation will be available in English and Spanish.
- 9:30 – 11:00: Introduction & Session 1
- 11:00 – 11:45: Break and space to explore the online gallery
- 11:45 – 13:15: Session 2
- 13:15 – 14:00: Lunch
- 14:00 – 15:30: Session 3
- 15:30 – 16:15: Break and space to explore the online gallery
- 16:15 – 17:45: Session 4 – Listener’s Reflections and Close
Contributors: Listeners Include: Ken Henshaw, We the people; Tatiana Garavito, Tipping Point / Wretched of the Earth; Maan Tablang, The People’s Health Movement; Noemi Gualinga, Indigenous and Human rights defender; Tammam Aloudat, Syrian Doctor and Director of Global Health Centre; Kanahus Manuel,Mother, activist, traditional birthkeeper, land and water defender and freedom fighter. Contributions from: Public Health Protection Network Iraq; The People’s Health Movement Ecosystems and Health Circle; Instituto de Salud Socioambiental; International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation; Simmone Ahiaku