This resource is germane to inspire young people to combat environmental racism. She tells her story about injustices to communities worst-hit by climate change and air pollution from fossil fuels. This is recommended.
Common Core English Language Arts Standards (CCSS.ELA)
Reading: Informational Text
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.6 Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
5-ESS3-1 Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.
College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Standards
Dimension 4: Taking Informed Action
D4.7.3-5 Explain different strategies and approaches students and others could take in working alone and together to address local, regional, and global problems, and predict possible results of their actions.
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