Georgia Was a Big Win for Democrats. Black Women Did the Groundwork.

dBefore the Democratic Party invested in Georgia, or President Trump and Joe Biden saw it as a battleground, Black political organizers devoted years of hard work to turning out voters. RIVERDALE, Ga. — Decades before Joseph R. Biden Jr. flipped Georgia for the Democrats, Felicia Davis was a one-stop political organizing dynamo in Clayton County, […]

Save the Date! NWF Creating Safe Spaces Roundtable on December 8th.

We’re excited to announce a new initiative that has been underway—Creating Safe Spaces. As many of you know or may have personally experienced yourselves, accessing and enjoying nature and the outdoors is not always a positive experience. For many Black, Indigenous, people of color and people with varying abilities, recreating outside may involve facing microaggressions, […]

Voter suppression is a climate justice issue — and 2020 is the tipping point

Tamara Toles O’Laughlin is the North America director of Peggy Shepard is cofounder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice. Imagine gathering everything you can carry to flee your home in the wake of a wildfire and returning to find the charred remnants of your life. Or losing a grandparent to heat stroke because they […]


Last night, Green Leadership Trust and the environmental movement lost yet another brave warrior, an amazing brother, friend, colleague, and mentor. Cecil D. Corbin-Mark, the Deputy Director and Director of Policy Initiatives at WE ACT for Environmental Justice suffered a stroke, and was hospitalized in critical condition until the evening of October 15, when he […]

How To Create Anti-Racist Energy Policies

Once you begin to see injustice, you cannot unsee it. The pandemic has exposed longstanding inequality in our society and revealed how many Americans are one mishap away from losing basic necessities such as food, housing and health care. The pandemic has also revealed the many burdens communities of color routinely bear as a result […]

Audacious Action

The election is around the corner and the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) is working to help get out the vote so that everyone’s voice can be heard on environmental health issues. Join us for our next virtual town hall, which will feature leaders on the frontlines of climate change and environmental health issues to […]

Hurricane Maria’s lessons will not go unnoticed.

On Tuesday Sept 22, ALL WE CAN SAVE: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis will come roaring into the world.  An anthology of essays, poetry and art collecting the voices of 60 women at the forefront of climate.  The more folks who preorder it, the louder that roar will be. Could you? Would you? […]

A Survivor’s Reward

Dear friends, family, and colleagues,  Whether you’re my mom or that one guy who took my picture in front of the Lincoln Monument, you are likely receiving this announcement because at some point you’ve made it to my Google Contacts. This past year I have been working on a project to release my first EP. […]