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Mapping for Environmental Justice

Joined in January 2021

About Us

Mapping for Environmental Justice (MEJ) creates easy-to-use, publicly-available maps that paint a holistic picture of intersecting environmental, social, and health impacts experienced by communities across the US. With guidance from the residents of disproportionately impacted communities, MEJ combines environmental, public health, and socioeconomic data into an indicator that reflects the combined impacts of race, poverty, and pollution that these communities experience. MEJ’s goal is to fill an existing data gap for individual states without environmental justice mapping tools and to provide a valuable tool for advocates, community members, policy-makers, scholars, students, and lawyers. MEJ is a project of the Earth Island Institute.

Mapping for Environmental Justice (MEJ) creates easy-to-use, publicly-available maps that paint a holistic picture of intersecting environmental, social, and health impacts experienced by communities across the US. With guidance from…

Issue Areas Include

  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Race & Ethnicity

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