6th Annual Environmental Leadership Convening in North Carolina

The Green leadership Trust came together for our 6th Annual Environmental Leadership Convening in one of the key battleground states for 2020, North Carolina. on May 2nd – 4th, we gathered in the home state of the environmental justice movement, a state who even today is actively confronting the...

Tamara Toles O’Laughlin named 350.org’s new North American Director.

Today, 350.org announced Tamara Toles O’Laughlin as the organization’s new North America Director. Toles O’Laughlin will drive the team’s strategic vision to build a just and equitable world by supporting the development of generative strategy to stop the fossil fuel industry from continuing to accelerate the climate crisis. Under...

Andres Jimenez Joins Rock Creek Conservancy’s Board of Directors

Andres Jimenez, Senior Director of Government Affairs at Citizens’ Climate Lobby, will join Rock Creek Conservancy’s (RCC) Board of Directors. In the announcement, RCC proclaimed “Rock Creek Conservancy is pleased to announce the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors. The newly elected Board members are...

Adrianna Quintero becomes Director of DEI at the Energy Foundation

This month, the Energy Foundation announced that Adrianna Quintero has become the organization’s first Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Adrianna will lead, oversee, and manage the coordination of the Foundation’s efforts to develop, foster, and sustain a diverse workplace with equity and inclusion as core values. Green Leadership...

Sierra Club Video on Equity Features Allison Chin

Sierra Club recently released a video to inform the environmental movement about the importance of equity and justice. Allison Chin, Sierra Club board member and GLT member, was featured in the 90 second video documenting the organization’s Growing for Change workshops. Talking frankly about racism, classism, ableism, patriarchy and...

Members Awarded and Recognized for Achievements

Congratulations are in order for Reginald “Flip” Hagood, Mark Magana, Tamara Toles O’Laughlin, and Adrianna Quintero. These four members of the Green Leadership Trust were recognized recently for their contributions to the environmental movement. Flip Hagood, the now-retired Senior Vice-President of The Student Conservation Association, was recognized February 11-14,...

5th Annual Retreat in Puerto Rico

This Spring, Green Leadership Trust held it’s 5th Annual Environmental Leadership Convening in Puerto Rico. Moved by the crisis facing Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, we chose this location because it is a humanitarian crisis happening on our watch with serious and long-lasting environmental...

Call to Action on Humanitarian Crisis in the U.S. Territories

Recently, the Green Leadership Trust held its 5th Annual Environmental Leadership Convening in Puerto Rico. While there, we gathered firsthand information of the on-the-ground challenges facing residents in between hurricane seasons. Upon our return, we drafted this letter, detailing our reflections and a list of salient recommendations green organizations...

Webinar Recording: Becoming a GLT Member

On November 13, Green Leadership Trust hosted a webinar on becoming a new member. During the webinar, participants heard from two of our co-chairs, Mark Magaña and Tamara Toles O’Laughlin. Mark and Tamara shared about our network and how we leverage our shared power as board members. You can...