The city relied on community members and immigrant advocates to translate emergency information. We spoke to residents about their efforts.
Category: Public Health
Why we created a landfill guide for Bristol residents
Our community partners are distributing this brochure to inform more residents about the harmful gases leaking from a landfill in Virginia.
Posted inDisaster Recovery
How to prepare for a winter storm
A roundup of useful tips, stories, and resources for Southerners.
Posted inJustice, North Carolina, Public Health
A group of moms stopped a crypto mine from building next to an N.C. school
These data processing centers are creating noise pollution in rural areas of the South.
Posted inAppalachia, Justice, Public Health, Tennessee, Virginia, Waste
Air pollution from a Virginia landfill is making residents sick. Officials won’t call it an emergency.
A chemical reaction taking place below the landfill’s surface is emitting harmful gases.
Posted inImmigration, Justice, North Carolina, Public Health
N.C. Latina leaders on how to strengthen community healthcare options
A recap of Southerly and Enlace Latino NC’s panel on healthy equity for Latinx populations in the state.
Posted inClimate, COVID-19, Disaster Recovery, Gulf Coast, Housing, Justice, Land, Louisiana, Public Health
Louisiana’s new hurricane survivor sheltering program could be a model for the future
The Hurricane Ida Sheltering Program aims to create temporary options closer to home as residents navigate federal aid programs.