PSC CUNY Environmental Justice Awards

The Professional Staff Congress – CUNY Union represents 22,000 faculty and staff at CUNY and is a regular supporter of the efforts of the Nature Ecology & Society Network. The PSC is please to announce the Third Annual Environmental Justice Award Winners.

  • We Are In This Together Award for an individual/group whose research and work strives to involve community action

Sonia K. Gonzalez-Gladstein, Lisa Cowan & Michael Schmeltz (CUNY Graduate Center) — Red Hook After Sandy: A critical analysis of a community-based organization’s response

  • Environmental Justice Award for an individual/group whose work promotes the values of environmental justice

Shannon Caravello (Kingsborough Community College) — Kissam Avenue: Sandy’s impact on a Wetland Community

  • Clearing the Air Award for an individual/group that best contributes to a better understanding of environmental or occupational health problems

Max Liboiron and Superstorm Research Lab Members (NYU) — The Potential for Spatial and Temporal Restructuring of Action After Sandy

Previous PSC Environmental Justice Award Recipients


Harry Bubbins, Friends of Brook Park


Christine Caruso, CUNY Graduate Center

Ryan Lugalia-Hollon, The Chicago Field Museum

Sharon Abreu, Musician and Arts-based Environmental Educator

Nina Young, NYC College of Technology

Shawndel Fraser & Bijan Kimiagar, CUNY Graduate Center


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