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Equity in Raleigh

Dr. Louie Rivers is using parks to address environmental justice issues in southeast Raleigh.

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Video by Berkeley Bryant

Residents of southeast Raleigh, a predominantly African-American and underserved community, regularly face issues such as nuisance flooding in their basements and backyards due to construction around the Triangle. The College of Natural Resources’ Dr. Louie Rivers is bridging the impacted communities with NC State to create solutions to these environmental justice issues. Watch the video to learn more about this partnership.

Dr. Louie Rivers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources in the College of Natural Resources.