WORDS HAVE POWER

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DIVERSITY, JUSTICE, EQUITY AND THE COURAGE TO SPEAK OUT

10-year-old Jaysa, from Bridgeport, Connecticut, muses about why there are so many plants — including the coal-fired power plant— in her neighborhood and whether “it may be a case of environmental racism.” She rallies the community speaking out about how the plant causes asthma and “so much suffering” and helps get the plant shut down. She concludes that “words have power.”