GreenLatinos Convene National Summit

GreenLatinos had a highly successful 2016 National GreenLatinos Summit with over 100 attendees! The 3-day event included top-notch speakers, including leaders from the environmental justice movement such as Robert Garcia with the City Project and Juan Parras with the Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Service. – who we learned a...

3rd Annual Environmental Leadership Convening

3rd Annual Retreat Overview of Achievements and Outcomes From Thursday, March 8th to Friday March 9th , 21 board members from 17 member organizations attended the 3 rd Annual Environmental Leadership Retreat in Washington, D.C. This meeting serves as our annual business meeting where board members work to set the agenda...

American Goldman 2016 Award Recipients

The Goldman Environmental Prize is awarded to individuals that focus on protecting endangered ecosystems and species, combating destructive development projects, promoting sustainability, influencing environmental policies and striving for environmental justice. This prize recognizes individuals who strive to create positive change through sustained and significant efforts to enhance and protect...

Philanthropy lacks Diversity

American Philanthropy has been lacking diversity for years, and recent data from the Council on Foundations Grantmaker’s Salary and Benefits research shows that this has not changed much. While 36% of the population is represented by racial and ethnic minorities, only 16% of foundation board members are considered ethnic...

Green 2.0 hires Whitney Tome as Executive Director

Green 2.0’s newest addition, Whitney Tome has been hired as Executive Director of the organization. Ms. Tome is the former director of diversity and inclusion for the National Parks Conservation Association, and has worked to improve ocean sustainability as well as diversity and inclusion. Green 2.0 is an environmental...

Sierra Club hires Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

SAN FRANCISCO, CA  — The Sierra Club, a grassroots environmental organization that has been leading the shift from dirty fossil fuels toward a clean energy economy, has hired Nellis Kennedy-Howard as Sierra Club’s first-ever director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). The DEI Director works closely with the board...