People In Poverty, Environment Face Toxic Realities That Demand United Action, Says Villanova Panel

Perhaps the strongest message to emerge from Villanova University’s April 18 Second Annual Anti-Poverty Symposium — “Unitas in Action: Fighting Poverty and Living Sustainably” — is that the intersection between poverty and environmental destruction is no coincidence. In the global chain of pollution and profit, poor communities are almost always adversely and disproportionately impacted.