Dr. Elena Miranda and her Fall 2021 Geology and Environmental Justice class (GEOL 496ECS) contributed to an art show and gallery opening sponsored by the Better Watts Initiative (BWI), whom Dr. Miranda works with as part of her environmental justice work. The show is titled "Sick of It: Pollution in Watts" and is inspired by pollution in Watts and its impact on human health in the community; the themes are air, soil, and water. The piece Dr. Miranda's class worked on was a 3-D presentation of methane pollution beneath Ujima Village in Watts, CA.
CSUN Geoscience students and faculty attending the Better Watts Initiative art show and gallery opening on 4/15/22. The exhibit shown here was built as part of Dr. Miranda’s Environmental Justice course in Fall, 2021, and was a 3-D presentation of methane pollution beneath Ujima Village in Watts, CA. Shown from left to right: Dr. J. Shwartz, Dr. E. Evans, Dr. D. Heermance, Dr. E. Miranda, P. Martinez, C. Trammel (MS 2021), G. Brown.