Social Work and Environmental Justice

The Social Work Research journal’s December 2021 issue includes an editorial on environmental justice written by editor-in-chief Charlotte Lyn Bright, PhD, MSW, (Colorado State University, GCSW Sustaining Sponsor). Titled “Social Work and Environmental Justice,” the editorial mentions the Grand Challenge to Create Social Responses to a Changing Environment. Read it here.

The effects of climate change are evident from news around the globe. Drought, flooding, fires, severe storms, and erosion are affecting the ways humans live. No longer is environmental disaster part of a dystopian, predicted future; the future is here.

Bright, C.L. (2021). Social Work and Environmental Justice, Social Work Research, 45, 4,  227–229,

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