leitner center events, Leitner Human Rights Speaker Series: Pushing Back: How Frontline Communities are Challenging Petrochemical Expansion, Ka’sha Bernard, Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) (co-sponsored with the Fordham Environmental Law Advocates)

Leitner Human Rights Speaker Series: Pushing Back: How Frontline Communities are Challenging Petrochemical Expansion, Ka’sha Bernard, Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) (co-sponsored with the Fordham Environmental Law Advocates)
October 18, 2022 12:30PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Online
Contact: leitnercenter@law.fordham.edu

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Ka’sha Bernard (she/her) is an attorney in CIEL’s Climate and Energy Program. Ka’sha’s work focuses primarily on halting the petrochemical infrastructure buildout that threatens the global climate and the health of frontline and fenceline communities, particularly across the US Gulf Coast and Appalachia region. Ka’sha graduated from Louisiana State University with a BA in International Studies, concentrating on Global Diplomacy and the Middle East. Ka’sha then earned her Juris Doctor from Notre Dame Law School. Prior to joining CIEL, Ka’sha completed a two year fellowship at Crag Law Center in Portland, Oregon, where she worked primarily on their Climate and Communities programs. Ka’sha is a member of the Oregon State Bar.

 

This event is co-sponsored with the Environmental Law Advocates at Fordham Law School.




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