From afflicted to afflicter: “I am part of the problem here”
9:10AM, Mon. Nov. 14, 2022
As the world’s eyes turn to Egypt for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Austin-based Texas Impact/Texas Interfaith Power & Light is sending to the Chronicle daily dispatches from the conference.
It can be jarring for American advocates who are used to representing marginalized communities in the U.S. to find themselves in positions of relative privilege in the global space, as Regina Banks, Director of the California Lutheran Office of Public Policy, explains.
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