Spring 2020: Pursuing Water Justice
The Environmental Justice Issue
Environmental justice is the concept that all people deserve a healthy and safe environment—including access to clean, safe water for drinking and enjoying. Yet that access is not a given, nor is equitable representation in making decisions that can impact water and health. But some communities and advocates are making change, and they share ideas for anyone who wants to help make water justice a reality. View or download a flipbook of the magazine here, read articles below, or read a Spanish translation of the issue.
When Water Justice is Absent, Communities Speak Up
March 23, 2020 by Laura Paskus and Caitlin Coleman
Across Colorado, spanning rural, urban and suburban areas, water isn’t always safe or nurturing, but it could be. Victims of environmental injustice are speaking up to reclaim their personal power, communities, and water.