Just Transition is a framework for environmental justice organizing based in labor rights movement. It is an approach that honors the needs of working families as we move away from the extractive capitalism to a regenerative economy of our own design. On September 26, SWU facilitated a journey through the Just Transition Framework, which we helped develop historically and has now been the main frame of SWU’s commitment to environmental justice in San Antonio and South Texas.
As we wrap up 2019, we joined an exploratory group working on Just Recovery work as climate change continues to disrupt weather patterns across the globe, we have also seen them become politicized and weaponized by imperialism, white nationalists and corporations with little oversight. As we respond to help our relatives, it’s important to expand on what it means to rebuild based on JUSTICE & DIGNITY. After many members and a couple of organizers families lost homes and faced