Category Archives: 2018

Ayana Johnson Pens Op-Ed on Millennials and Voters of Color Being Key to Climate Policy

Ayana Johnson Pens Op-Ed on Millennials and Voters of Color Being Key to Climate Policy GLT member, Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, recently penned an Op-Ed for The Hill. She speaks on young voters and voters of color being key to climate policy. “The West Coast is on fire, the Northeast is flooding, drought is hitting the […]

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 all the other forces that make […]

Members Awarded and Recognized for Achievemen

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, 2018 at the Corps Network National […]

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 consequences. Our time in Puerto Rico was an […]

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 should take to address the ongoing humanitarian […]