Environmental racism is the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards on people of color. This series focuses on environmental racism in greater Boston, as well as efforts to promote environmental justice in the area.
IN THE MEDIA:
- #EnvRacBoston project selected as Runner Up in the Humanitarian and Social Justice Category of 2022 ArcGIS StoryMaps Competition (Nov 16, 2022)
- Press Release (Feb. 2, 2022)
- ‘Communicating Environmental Justice Research’ Webinar (Apr. 5, 2022)
- ‘Drawing a Line: from Redlining to Food Access Disparities in Greater Boston’ webinar with MAPC Metro Boston (Oct 6, 2022) (PDF SLIDES)
This resource was developed by the Harvard Chan-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health as a collaboration between the Community Engagement Core and the Geospatial and Contextual Methods Core. Activities are supported by core center grant P30-ES000002 from the National Institutes of Health.
This resource can be viewed in 4 parts:
- Part 1: Racial Residential Segregation in Greater Boston
- Part 2: Environmental Racism at the Neighborhood Level
- Part 3: Environmental Racism at the Household Level
- Part 4: Environmental Racism in Personal Care Products (Spanish version)
Introduction to the Series
Part 1 - Segregation
Racial Residential Segregation in Greater Boston
Part 2 - Neighborhoods
Environmental Racism at the Neighborhood Level
Part 3 - Households
Environmental Racism at the Household Level
Part 4 - Personal Care Products
Environmental Racism in Personal Care Products
Parte 4 - En Español
Racismo Ambiental en los Productos de Cuidado Personal
User Experience Survey
Do you have a moment? We would love to hear from you about your experience with the Environmental Racism in Greater Boston series.
Encuesta para Usuario - En Español
Nos encantaría que nos contara su experiencia con la serie Racismo Ambiental en el Gran Boston.