• The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Foundations Must Promote a 'Diversity Dividend at Green Groups [OpEd]

    Foundations Must Promote a ‘Diversity Dividend’ at Green Groups 3/5/15 By Robert Raben and Robert Ross The 50 foundations that give the most to environmental groups shelled out more than $1 billion to green organizations in 2012. One might wonder: What exactly is the makeup of the boards and top leaders of those foundations who […]

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  • CNN En Español: Los Hispanos y el medio ambiente

    Lisa Garcia, Vice President of Litigation for Healthy Communities, for Earthjustice, discusses on CNN en Espanol’s Directo USA the lack of Latinos in mainstream environmental NGOs. http://edition.cnn.com/videos/spanish/2015/02/19/exp-dusa-web-climatechange.cnn

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  • Univision.com: No es fácil ser latino y verde

      No es fácil ser latino y verde posted on February 12, 2015 Por: Mark Magaña, Director Ejecutivo de la Coalición Latina sobre el Cambio Climático y GreenLatinos, e integrante del Grupo de Trabajo de Green 2.0 “Hay una gran población de ambientalistas natos que se puede involucrar” Soy un ecologista cultural. Yo no crecí […]

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  • NRCP: [BLOG] How Can Philanthropy Support Leaders of Color in the Environmental Movement?

    How Can Philanthropy Support Leaders of Color in the Environmental Movement? By: Caitlin Duffy posted on: February 10, 2015 Even those outside the nonprofit sector are starting to notice the glaring lack of racial and ethnic diversity in the environmental movement’s leadership. In fact, one recent headline from The Guardian asked, “Why are so many […]

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  • Medium: [OpEd] It Isn’t Easy Being Green” and a Person of Color.

    It Isn’t Easy Being Green” and a Person of Color. A perspective on self-accountability and the environmental movement’s diversity binge. By Dorien Paul While it may come as a surprise to those entranced by the powerful images of Lisa Jackson, Van Jones, and Majora Carter in mass media, it seems the lack of black and […]

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  • The Atlanta Journal‑Constitution: [OpEd] A whites-only environment? Black, brown want green jobs, too

    Black, brown want green jobs, too By Carlton E. Brown The lack of racial and ethnic diversity in most mainstream environmental groups and government agencies is no revelation; for decades, it’s been a hushed issue that’s fractured the green movement and kept minorities out of the insider’s club. But we now have empirical evidence of […]

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  • Washington Hispanic: Estudio revela falta de diversidad en sector medioambiental

    Estudio revela falta de diversidad en sector medioambiental Los efectos del cambio climático afectan principalmente a poblaciones de minorías; sin embargo, las personas a cargo de enfrentar estos problemas son casi todas de raza blanca. Por Giomar Silva Resultados del estudio muestran una preocupante falta de diversidad en un sector crítico como es medio ambiente. […]

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  • National Journal: For Green Groups, Police-Shooting Protests Are a Path to Diversity

    For Green Groups, Police-Shooting Protests Are a Path to Diversity By Jason Plautz Monday, December 15, 2014 | 8:23 p.m. Green groups know they have a diversity problem. Less than a fifth of the staff at the major environmental lobbies are minorities, a figure that critics and insiders admit can skew their priorities. With minority […]

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  • LA Observed: Do #blacklivesmatter to greens?

    Do #blacklivesmatter to greens? By Jon Christensen and Mark Gold | December 14, 2014 2:32 PM Jon Christensen writes: A dramatic, wrenching, and potentially pivotal story is unfolding in the environmental movement right now. It is a test of whether the movement–and particularly its most powerful organizations–can really represent the interests and concerns of diverse […]

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  • Asian Fortune News: New Data Initiative A Step Towards Diversifying Green Movement

    New Data Initiative A Step Towards Diversifying Green Movement Posted by: Asian Fortune on December 11, 2014 The environmental movement has a diversity problem. Despite increasing racial diversity in the United States, the racial composition in environmental organizations and agencies has not broken the 12% to 16% “green ceiling” that has been in place for […]

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