Category Archives: 2021

The Biden Administration’s Embrace of Environmental Justice Has Made Wary Activists Willing to Believe

“I could not have predicted this,” says Vernice Miller-Travis, who gathered data for a seminal 1987 study, “Toxic Wastes and Race in the United States.” Decades after emerging from the broader civil rights movement, setting itself apart from traditional environmentalism, flourishing in academia and wending through public discourse, the environmental justice movement has now achieved […]

Audubon Naturalist Society is seeking got a DC Conservation Advocate.

Position Summary: In accordance with the ANS Strategic Plan and the need to respond to climate change, the Advocate will research, coordinate and implement grassroots action and lead advocacy on climate resilience, local clean water, environmental justice, and land use policy issues in Washington, DC. Partner and network with local, regional and state environmental, community […]

Searching for our next Executive Director.

The Green Leadership Trust (GLT) is looking for its next visionary leader–who will hold the title Executive Director (ED). We need a servant leader with movement and executive level experience to shape the strategy of our next decade of work. The successful candidate is a long-term, strategic, and stepwise thinker with a record of service […]

NEWS RELEASE

For release Monday, June 14, 2021   NATIONAL WILDERNESS ADVOCATE AARON MAIR TO DIRECT ‘FOREVER ADIRONDACKS’ CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT ADIRONDACK CLEAN WATER, JOBS & WILDERNESS   ALBANY, N.Y. – National wilderness advocate Aaron Mair will direct a new “Forever Adirondacks Campaign” as a staff member of the Adirondack Council, where he will lead an effort […]

Leadership Transition

It’s been an eventful year. In the midst of a global pandemic and racial uprisings, our work was needed more than ever and we saw environmental organizations leverage our expertise to increase their readiness to address this historic moment in social and environmental justice work.   On May 31st, Paco Ollervides is stepping down as […]

FIGHT LIKE A GIRL: A LOOK AT CLIMATE ACTIVIST AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS ADVOCATE DIANNE DILLON-RIDGLEY

More women need to be involved in making decisions about the use of natural resources and treatment of the environment if we are to ensure a livable planet into the future. Dianne Dillon-Ridley has spent decades providing an example of the work that can be done when a woman of conviction and empathy creates a […]

Finally, a chance for environmental justice | Opinion

1The announcement of Michael Regan to head EPA is good news for environmental justice. Decades of experience with environmental regulatory schemes have demonstrated that unless equity and justice are at the heart of environmental policy, any efforts to restart the federal commitment to environmental protection will be only half complete. Many states have already recognized […]