A Passion for Eco-justice is a discussion with Dr. Delia Heck and Rev. Melanie Mullen centered on the concepts of environmental racism, eco- and climate-justice. In this short conversation, we will catch a glimpse of what motivates one individual to work passionately to address the justice issues imbedded in our environmental challenges.
Delia R. Heck, Ph.D.Climate Reality
Dr. Heck is a Professor of Environmental Science at Ferrum College where she has been teaching for over 22 years. Her areas of expertise include environmental racism, eco-justice & climate-justice, sustainability, energy policy & economics and water quality. She serves on The Episcopal Church’s Task-force for Care of Creation and Environmental Racism.
Rev. Melanie MullenEpiscopal Church
Rev. Melanie Mullen serves as Episcopal Church’s Director of Reconciliation, Justice & Creation Care – charged with bringing the Jesus Movement to the concerns of the world. Prior to joining the presiding Bishop’s staff, she was the Downtown Missioner at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, leading a historic southern congregation’s missional, civic, and reconciliation ministries.