North Point, in St. Lucy, Barbados. (Photo by Jourdan Hicks/PublicSource)

Learning from Barbados, Pittsburgh collective builds local model for Black environmentalism

For eight days, Publicsource Community Correspondent, Jourdan Hicks, joined the Black Environmental Collective of Pittsburgh, as an observer on a learning excursion in Barbados to learn more about the collective’s work. Professionals from industries ranging from Education to Hospitality, all from around Pittsburgh, met to uncover the primary reasons Black Environmental culture and participation don’t have significant footing or representation in Pittsburgh.