VAIPL Attends Roundtable with Congressman McEachin

mceachinVAIPL Co-chairs, Kendyl Crawford and Rev. Dr. Faith B. Harris, attended a Roundtable Breakfast at the Good Sheperd Baptist Church in Petersburg earlier this week. During the event Congressman McEachin, a longtime climate champion, talked about environmental justice and the desire to continue to partner with faith communities in this important work. Rev. Dr. Faith. B. Harris summarizes the event:

“The Honorable Congressman A. Donald McEachin fielded questions from area African American church leaders on environmental justice. I the opportunity to share a bit of my journey to grassroots organizing for environmental justice as well as introduce the Congressman. The event was an introduction for some on subject and many expressed the desire to learn more about how their churches can become involved. We are all looking forward to the next steps we and the Congressman may take to protect the environment and the health of our communities.”