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America’s low-income neighborhoods are also its most polluted. What can be done? Experience for yourself what is happening in our city.


The Earth & Spirit Center regularly offers Environmental Justice Tours. It is an opportunity to experience first-hand the issues facing our community.


      • See for yourself the environmental problem areas within Louisville.
      • Learn about the history, background and operation of polluting facilities.
      • Receive information on the threat industrial pollution poses to our community.
      • Find out more about environmental health concerns, including toxic chemicals, particulate matter emissions, air and water quality.
      • Understand how our health is impacted by environmental pollution.
      • Obtain practical resources for action.
      • Hear from a resident
      • Learn about environmental racism.


Learn More About Our Tours

WFPL News Release on Tour

Video of Environmental Justice Tour


2018 Environmental Justice Tours

Coming soon in Winter/Spring 2018! Date TBD.


Through classroom activities and a West Louisville bus tour, this workshop will help you understand the connection between environmental challenges, the health of our bodies and our communities, and issues of race, income, and justice-and give you resources to make a difference.  Harvard-educated facilitator Tim Darst has decades of experience with local environmental issues. 

  • Cost: Suggested donation is $5-$50 (workshop valued at $50).  Donations will be collected day of.
  • Seats are limited and pre-registration is required.  A $10 administrative fee will be assessed for cancellations within 7 days of the workshop.
  • This reduced fee is made possible by generous grants from the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, The Owsley Brown III Philanthropic Foundation, and the Kalliopeia Foundation.
  • For reservations or information, email or call 502.452.2749.


Organize a Group Tour

Special tours can be arranged for churches, schools and study groups. For more information or to schedule an Environmental Justice Tour for a group, contact Tim Darst.

Tim Darst
Phone: 502.452.2749




There are three ways to register for a program.

      • Register by MAIL - download program brochure and registration form; mail form and payment to the Earth & Spirit Center
      • Register by PHONE - call Earth & Spirit Center and make payment with credit card
      • Register ONLINE - complete registration form below; make online payment with credit card
      • Seats are limited and pre-registration is required.  A $10 administrative fee will be assessed for cancellations within 7 days of the workshop.


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No Environmental Justice Tours classes are currently available

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