Earth Day Lecture: ‘Love Canal: 40 Years Later’
Monday April 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Taylor Little Theatre
Lois Gibbs will deliver the 17th Annual Sister Maura Smith Earth Day Lecture at Mercyhurst University on Monday, April 23, at 7 p.m.in Taylor Little Theatre. Gibbs, who founded the Love Canal Homeowners’ Association in 1978 and led residents of Love Canal in their struggle for relocation away from a toxic waste dump site, will discuss “Love Canal 40 Years Later: What Have We Learned and Where Do We Go from Here?” This lecture is presented by the Charlene M. Tanner Speaker Series and co-sponsored by the Mercyhurst University Sustainability Office and the Evelyn Lincoln Institute for Ethics and Society. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sarah Bennett, sustainability officer.