Issues

The exploration of the relationships between urban communities and their waterways calls for an examination of these connections through many lenses and experiences, which include advocacy, justice, restoration, stewardship, history, art, faith, and cultural practice. Such an approach serves to broaden the historical narratives of communities and their natural resources.

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Featured Voices- Women’s Environmental Leadership Community Forum 2018

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Well Rounded Community

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By Hand It Can Be Removed

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Kihei de Silva Turn the hands

O’ahu, HI

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Who were your mentors? Women’s Environmental Leadership Community Forum 2018

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Rhonda Hamilton: Community Leader and Public Housing Advocate in Southwest D.C.

Rhonda Hamilton: Community Leader and Public Housing Advocate in Southwest D.C.

Washington, DC

Rhonda Hamilton is a lifelong community advocate, volunteer, and public health professional who is passionate about improving the health and well-being of her community. (mo

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“My Waterfront Park Story” Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton

“My Waterfront Park Story” Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton

Louisville Waterfront Development Corporation Louisville, KY

As a child, I grew up across the street from the small segregated “black” park, the 61-acre Chickasaw Park established in 1923 for the use of the black community in

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Connected by Design

Connected by Design

Brenda Lee Richardson Washington, DC

Twenty years ago, I started a journey that would end at the banks of the Anacostia River. My voyage began when my friend Kaitlin introduced me to environmental issues. (more&h

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Women’s Environmental Leadership (WEL)

Women’s Environmental Leadership (WEL)

Washington, DC

In March of 2018, Urban Waterways launched Women’s Environmental Leadership (WEL) inspired by the work of women in the various communities and organizations documented by th

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Urban Waterways & Faith Issue 2 Spring 2014

Urban Waterways & Faith Issue 2 Spring 2014

Washington, DC

As communities face the issues in the growing debates and battles (more…)

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