Cooked: Survival by Zip Code – Panel Discussion

M-LEEAD Center and Detroit Public TV present a panel discussion of the film, “Cooked.”

The panel discussion included Judith Helfand, Director/Producer of COOKED; Jalonne White-Newsome, Senior Program Officer, Kresge Foundation; Trish Koman, Research Investigator, University of Michigan, School of Public Health; and Justin Owenu, Environmental Justice Organizer, Sierra Club. The panel will be moderated by Donele Wilkins, President/CEO, Green Door Initiative.

This documentary explores the politics of disaster response and racial equity in the age of climate change by way of the deadly 1995 Chicago heatwave, in which 739 residents perished in mostly Black and poor neighborhoods of Chicago.

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  1. Rhonda

    The code is not working.

    1. Cheryl Jones

      Here is a new code to watch the doc – code “36f1bf89”