Green 2.0 is pleased to highlight the wealth of leaders of color, spanning different generations and sectors, in the environmental arena. This is intended as an illustrative, not exhaustive, list. We will update this page with different list of accomplished leaders every couple of weeks.

Volume 12: September 6, 2018

Chanté Coleman

As the Director for the Choose Clean Water Coalition, Chanté leads the Coalition’s work to protect the Chesapeake Bay by bringing together 200+ organizations in the watershed, which includes Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia, New York, and the District of Columbia. Chanté focuses on planning and development of grassroots/grasstops outreach, political strategy, federal policy […]

Danielle Deane-Ryan

Danielle Deane is Director of the Inclusive Clean Economy at the Nathan Cummings Foundation. As a part of the Foundation’s leadership team, Deane-Ryan works to advance solutions to the two most challenging problems of our time – the climate crisis and growing inequality. Most recently, Deane-Ryan served in the Obama Administration as senior advisor for […]

Jorge Consuegra

Jorge Consuegra is the Chief Diversity Officer at the Environmental Defense Fund where he started in November, 2017. Jorge was born in Cuba and grew up in Avon, Connecticut; being Cuban-American is an important part of his life. He earned his bachelor’s degree in international relations from Tufts University and later his MBA from Harvard. […]

Lindi von Mutius

As Chief of Staff, Lindi works on day-to-day project management with the Executive Team and is an active voice for staff on organizational changes and strategic decisions. Serving as part of the Sierra Club’s Executive Team, she’s providing insights on the full range of our work, and identifying opportunities to develop and strengthen our reach […]

Marilyn Waite

Marilyn currently leads the climate and clean energy finance portfolio at the Hewlett Foundation. She has worked across four continents in renewable and nuclear energy, tech startups, and venture capital and investment. Author of Sustainability at Work: careers that make a difference, Marilyn serves on the Board of Directors for The Biomimicry Institute and writes […]

Michelle Chan

Michelle is the Vice President of Programs for Friends of the Earth. Previously, she led Friends of the Earth U.S.’s economic policy team, which works to reform international trade rules, get money out of politics, promote sustainable finance policies at banks, and green U.S. tax and budget policy. She is the founder of BankTrack, and […]

Rosita Scarborough

Rosita Scarborough has 18 years of experience in numerous roles with The Nature Conservancy, having started her career as an Office Manager with a field-based program in Florida, becoming the first TNC employee to be permanently stationed in Africa and responsible for establishing our organizational infrastructure on the continent, and rising the ranks to become […]

Shamar Bibbins

Shamar Bibbins serves as Senior Program Officer for Environment at The Kresge Foundation. Shamar manages the Environment Program’s Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity Initiative. That initiative supports community-based nonprofit organizations seeking to influence local and regional climate resilience planning, policy development and implementation while reflecting the priorities and needs of low-income people. Shamar’s grantmaking also […]

Volume 11: March 22, 2018

Adrianna Quintero

Adrianna Quintero is a nationally recognized expert on sustainability, strategic power building, political engagement, equity, diversity and inclusion. One of the leading voices in the call to diversify social movements, Adrianna is NRDC’s Senior Strategist, Partnerships and the Founder and Executive Director of Voces Verdes, an alliance of business, community, academic and health leaders dedicated […]

Angie Chen

Angie Chen is Executive Director of the Blue Sky Funders Forum. Prior to this role, she was an advisor to the Pisces Foundation. Angie previously managed a crosscutting environmental literacy program at the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation and oversaw grantmaking to connect California’s youth to nature and promote equitable access to outdoor experiences at […]

Dr. Michael Anthony Mendez

As an engaged scholar, Dr. Michael Anthony Mendez investigates through the fields of urban planning and public health how the policymaking process and social movements influence sustainability and population health in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color. His research agenda is motivated by more than a decade of senior-level experience in the public and private […]

Dr. Rod Fujita

Rod Fujita co-founded EDF’s Oceans Program and is a leader in the theory and practice of sustainable fisheries that align conservation with the business of fishing. While he currently focuses on sustainable fishery management solutions, his career at EDF has spanned nearly three decades during which he has worked on a wide variety of environmental […]

Sandra Taylor

Sandra Taylor is CEO of Sustainable Business International LLC, a consulting business that assists companies at various stages of environmental and corporate responsibility practice. She is an internationally recognized expert in supply chain management, sustainable agriculture, risk management and philanthropy. Sandra spent 20 years as a corporate executive, with Starbucks and Kodak. She is an […]

Vice Admiral Manson K. Brown

Manson K. Brown, a Washington, D.C. native, is the son of public servants.  At the age of 17, he entered military service as a cadet at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.  His journey with the Coast Guard spanned 40 years. He became the first African-American to achieve 3-star rank in his service.  He commanded operations […]

Volume 10: October 12, 2017

Angelou Ezeilo

Angelou’s love for the environment stretches far back to when she was a little girl who had the chance to escape the dense urban streets of Jersey City, New Jersey, to summer in upstate New York. After a brief stint of practicing law, it was through her work as a Legal Specialist for the New […]

Belinda Chin

Belinda Chin is the Program Coordinator for the Urban Food Systems Program of Seattle Parks and Recreation. She is an alumni of the City of Seattle’s Race & Social Justice Core Team, and an environmental justice advocate. She co-founded the Seattle Chapter of Environmental Professionals of Color, a program of the Center for Diversity and […]

Kevin Bryan

Kevin T. Bryan is Senior Policy Director at the Keystone Policy Center in Washington, DC. Kevin is a passionate, accomplished leader with extensive experience in developing organizational strategies and structures to build collaborative efforts on conservation, energy and climate, and other issues, leveraging innovation and collaboration for equity and opportunity.  Kevin currently provides strategic direction […]

Mohamad Chakaki

Mohamad grew up playing in the sand and surf on both sides of the Arabian Peninsula, and then on the edges of eastern forests and city streets in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. He received his graduate professional training, in the fields of design and planning across the natural and built environment, at the Yale […]

Raul Lozano

Raul Lozano is the founder and executive director of Valley Verde, our goal is to expand impact/increase sustainability of organic home gardens for low income families in Santa Clara County.  Before starting Valley Verde, Raul was the executive director for the Chicano theater company, Teatro Vision for 17 years. Valley Verde’s community food system model […]

Sapna Sopori

Sapna has spent 16 years working in environmental education. In her current position with IslandWood as the Director of Youth and Community Education, Sapna works with her staff to decolonize their programs to ensure that the reason they do the work is not undermined by how they do it. In these programs, stakeholder input drives […]

Volume 9: July 13, 2017

Alan Spears

Alan Spears uses real-life stories and a conversational style to connect with his audiences and engage them in park protection. A lobbyist and longtime member of NPCA’s Government Affairs department, he has helped ensure that important national stories are preserved for posterity. Alan has led, co-led or supported campaigns to add several new national monuments […]

Anthony Ciocco

Anthony Ciocco, known to most as ‘Chako,’ joined SCC Ancestral Lands in 2012 leading ecological restoration crews on the Navajo rez. Chako is Mvskoke and calls Oklahoma and New Mexico home. After graduating from CU Boulder he worked in his local Mvskoke (Creek and Seminole) communities doing language revitalization and Indigenous food sovereignty work. Through […]

Dr. Dianne Glave

Rev. Dr. Dianne Glave is currently the Coordinator of Diversity Development and Inclusion in the Western Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church. Dianne completed her M.Div. at the Candler School of Theology focusing on Faith, Health, and Science at Emory University. After completing her degree, she served as a local pastor at Crafton United […]

Mark Magaña

Mark Magaña is the Founding President and CEO of GreenLatinos, a national network of Latino environmental, natural resources, and conservation advocates. Mark was also the founder and principal of the Hispanic Strategy Group consulting firm. Mr. Magaña was the first Latino to serve as senior staff at both the White House and in Congressional leadership […]

Michele Gee

Michele Gee is the National Park Service Chief of Interpretation and Education at the most visited national park in the country, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA). Michele began her park career with the non-profit partner, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, in 2000 where she played a key role in the launch and development […]

Rosalinda Guillen

Rosalinda Guillen is a widely recognized farm worker and rural justice leader. The oldest of eight she was born in Texas and spent her first decade in Coahuila Mexico. Her family emigrated to LaConner, Washington in 1960 and she began working as a farm worker in the fields in Skagit County at the age of […]

Volume 8: March 30, 2017

Arturo Garcia-Costas

Arturo is currently the New York Community Trust’s program officer for the environment. He is responsible for managing programs focused on national and international environmental issues, New York City, and Central Appalachia.  Before joining the Trust, Arturo worked for New York State, where he focused on environmental justice issues.  In the early 2000s, he ran […]

Dan Chu

Dan joined the Sierra Club Foundation as the new Executive Director in November 2016.  Previously, he was the Senior Director of the Sierra Club’s Our Wild America campaign.  Dan also worked at the National Wildlife Federation and is a returned Peace Corps volunteer, where he lived with Panamanian  farmers practicing sustainable agriculture.  Dan is a […]

Laurel Chun

Laurel Chun is an Associate Director for Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at The Nature Conservancy. She is responsible for fundraising and creating practical resources for working with indigenous peoples and local communities. She co-facilitates Engaging Across Difference, a two-day workshop to build awareness and dialogue skills, and she was founding co-lead for the Conservancy’s […]

Rae Wynn Grant

Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant is a large carnivore ecologist with an expertise in using statistical modeling to investigate the way humans can influence the spatial patterns of carnivore behavior and ecology. She currently studies a small population of American black bear in the western US. She has worked on similar research questions with African lions in […]

Shantha Ready Alonso

Shantha is the Executive Director of Creation Justice Ministries, a Christian organization with a mission to protect, restore, and rightly share God’s creation. Creation Justice Ministries convenes a membership of 38 Christian traditions and through its members, serves approximately 100,000 churches and 45 million people. Before her work at Creation Justice Ministries, Shantha worked with […]

Wayne Hubbard

Wayne Hubbard, known for his many talents and abilities, has been an outdoor media entrepreneur for more than 25 years. He is the Co-Founder of Urban American Productions, a television multimedia production company providing world class film and television quality content. His production company produces the 4x EMMY nominated, multi award winning outdoor lifestyle TV […]

Volume 7: October 20, 2016

Chandra Taylor Smith

For the past three years, Dr. Chandra Taylor Smith has managed the national operational support and program development for Audubon’s unparalleled nationwide network of 42 nature Centers and more than 460 local Chapters as well as Audubon’s education department and flagship corporate partnership, Toyota TogetherGreen. With a background in education policy and an academic concentration […]

Charles (Chas) Lopez

Charles (Chas) Lopez is currently the Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion, at Earthjustice.  Lopez is  part of the senior leadership team, reporting directly to Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen. Lopez previously served as interim Chief Diversity Officer and Executive Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion for Portland State University, where he provided programmatic leadership […]

Emily Reyna

Emily Reyna is the Director of Diversity for Environmental Defense Fund. In this capacity she oversees the implementation of EDF’s diversity strategic plan and provides intellectual leadership and direction on internal and external diversity and inclusion initiatives. These initiatives include, among others, integrating diversity and inclusion internally through training, recruiting, and retention; and externally cultivating […]

Gala Goodwin

“Perfecting the Craft; Building a Reputation.” Gala has the pleasure of leading, navigating and managing organization culture change process around equity, diversity and inclusion. Aligning hearts and minds; changing behaviors, and building equitable systems. Overall, Gala has been characterized as a dynamic change leader, self-motivated multimedia strategist, scholar, educator and community leader and brings more […]

Nellis Kennedy-Howard

Nellis Kennedy-Howard works for Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal to Clean Energy Campaign as Senior Campaign Representative for Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and parts of Utah. Nellis is an attorney with certificates in Federal Indian Law and Natural Resources Law. Nellis is a Native Coloradan and currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Prior to working for […]

Sangita Chari

Sangita Chari oversees the Office of Relevancy, Diversity, and Inclusion for the National Park Service and is responsible for facilitating the implementation of the agency’s national diversity and inclusion strategies. The office was formed in March 2013 as a permanent forum for integrating these principles and practices throughout the agency.  Sangita started in the NPS […]

Volume 6: June 30, 2016

Antonio Diaz

Antonio Díaz is the Organizational Director for PODER, People Organizing to Demand Environmental & Economic Rights, a grassroots environmental justice organization based in San Francisco. PODER organizes with Latino immigrant families and youth to put into practice people powered solutions that are locally based, community led and environmentally just. Originally from Texas, Antonio was a […]

Emily Enderle

Emily currently serves as the Chief Environmental Policy Advisor for U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), where she specializes in climate change and toxics. Previously, she was an Environmental Health Advocate at Earthjustice. She contributed to and edited “Diversity and The Future of the U.S. Environmental Movement,” and co-founded the DC Chapter of the Environmental Professionals […]

Gerald Torres

Gerald Torres is a leading figure in critical race theory, environmental law and federal Indian Law. He is a faculty fellow of the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. He is also a former president of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Torres has served as deputy assistant attorney general for the Environment and […]

Marisa Aurora Quiroz

Marisa Aurora Quiroz manages all aspects of the foundation’s marine and terrestrial conservation program working with local communities of the Baja California peninsula, coastal communities along the Gulf of California, and the Eastern Tropic Pacific region. Prior to the International Community Foundation, she directed the San Diego Foundation’s Opening the Outdoors Initiative where she worked […]

Naomi Davis

Naomi Davis is founder/CEO of BIG.™  She is an urban theorist, attorney, activist, and proud granddaughter of Mississippi sharecroppers.  Her heritage forms the foundation for BIG’s course in Grannynomics/The Conservation Lifestyle™ and its emerging “urban homestead” mixed-use real estate developments.  Naomi authored and teaches The 8 Principles of Green-Village-Building™ – training activists and everyday neighbors […]

Shelton Johnson

Shelton worked as a National Park Ranger since 1987 in Yellowstone, Great Basin, and Yosemite. He served as an on-camera commentator for, and adviser to, Ken Burns’ PBS documentary film “The National Parks, America’s Best Idea” (2009). In 2010, Shelton hosted Oprah Winfrey & Gayle King on their camping trip to Yosemite National Park, and […]

Volume 5: January 29, 2016

Arjun Gupta

Arjun P. Gupta in Founder and Executive Director of Smart Joules, where his goal is to eliminate energy waste in India’s buildings and factories. Arjun has worked on deployment of cost-effective clean technologies with leaders across the top businesses, non-profits, educational and research institutions in the United States and India. Most recently, Arjun worked directly […]

Charles Orgbon​ III​

​Charles Orgbon III is the 19-year-old CEO and founder of Greening Forward, the largest youth-driven, youth-imagined environmental organization in the world. Greening Forward has given away over $65,000 in grant funds to over 50 youth-inspired environmental solutions in communities all across the United States, as well as planned three International Young Environmentalists Youth Summits. See […]

Daniela Fernandez

Daniela Fernandez is the Founder and President of the Georgetown Oceans Sustainable Alliance, a student-led organization that convened over 1,000 participants (in person and online) at the Sustainable Oceans Summit, hosted at Georgetown University in April 2015. The summit provided a platform for Millennials, nonprofits, business executives and world leaders to discuss the opportunities and […]

Hilary Tompkins

Hilary Tompkins was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Solicitor of the Department of the Interior in 2009.  As a Solicitor, Tompkins is the chief general counsel for Interior and represents various offices such as the Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, Fish & Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, and the Bureau of […]

Jacqueline Patterson

Currently the Director of Environmental and Climate Justice at the NAACP, Jacqui Patterson, MSW, MPH, has served as a trainer, organizer, researcher, program manager, and policy analyst on international and domestic issues including women’s rights, HIV&AIDS, violence against women, racial justice, economic justice, and environmental and climate justice, with organizations including Center on Budget and […]

Miyoko Sakashita

Miyoko Sakashita directs the oceans program at the Center working to conserve marine species and ecosystems from threats including climate change, overfishing, offshore drilling, and pollution. The oceans team uses science and cutting-edge legal strategies to secure protections for whales, sea turtles, and other wildlife. Miyoko holds a law degree from the University of California […]

Volume 4: October 28, 2015

Denise G. Fairchild, Ph.D.

Denise Fairchild is the inaugural president and CEO of Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC), a national nonprofit coalition of labor, business, community, and environmental organizations dedicated to building high road — sustainable, resilient and just — economies in US metro regions. With coalitions in 10 metro areas, ECC focuses on community-based approaches to building a clean […]

Mathy Stanislaus

Mathy Stanislaus was nominated by President Obama to be the Assistant Administrator in EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) and began in his service on 2009 after U.S. Senate confirmation. A chemical engineer and environmental lawyer with over 20 years’ of private and public sector experience. He is leading the effort to […]

Orson Aguilar

Orson Aguilar is the Executive Director of the Greenlining Institute, one of the nation’s largest and most successful multi-ethnic, advocacy and leadership development nonprofits. Under Orson’s leadership, Greenlining has become a leading voice in the movement to fight redlining by advocating for greenlining policies, particularly in the areas of the economy, the environment, health, energy, […]

Rue Mapp

Rue Mapp split her time between urban Oakland, California and her families’ working ranch in the Northern woodlands, where she cultivated a passion for natural spaces, farming, and learned how to hunt and fish. As a youth, her participation in the Girl Scouts and Outward Bound broadened her outdoor experiences, but Rue was troubled by […]

Shankar Prasad

Dr. Shankar Prasad currently working as Toxicologist at the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has held many coveted positions in his career spanning over 35 years. He has served as Advisor to the Chairman of the California Air Resources Board, Deputy Secretary for Science and Environmental Justice at CalEPA and as Executive Fellow at […]

Stephanie Speirs

Steph Speirs is co-founder and president of Solstice Initiative, a first-of-its-kind social enterprise that aims to transform the number of Americans that can access solar power. She was selected as an Echoing Green Climate Fellow and an Acumen Global Fellow, both of which recognize emerging leaders in social enterprise. She previously worked as the Innovation […]

Volume 3: August 26, 2015

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Daniel Wildcat

In 1995 in partnership with the Kansas State University Hazardous Substance Research Center, Dr. Wildcat formed the Haskell Environmental Research Studies (HERS) Center. In 2006 with support from the NSF and the Kansas University Center for the the Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets Dr. Wildcat formed the American Indian & Alaska Native Climate Change Working […]

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Elizabeth Yeampierre

Elizabeth C. Yeampierre is a nationally recognized Puerto Rican attorney and environmental justice leader of African and Indigenous ancestry born and raised in New York City. She is Executive Director of UPROSE, Brooklyn’s oldest Latino community based organization. Prior, Ms. Yeampierre was Director of Legal Education and Training at the Puerto Rican Legal Defense Fund, […]

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Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

For over a decade Ibrahim has been a passionate voice for the planet and its people. His career has spanned the public, private and civic sectors and been at the intersection of innovation, sustainability, and civic engagement. Ibrahim is the author of Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet and contributor to All-American: […]

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Manuel Pastor

Dr. Manuel Pastor is Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. He is the Founding director of the Center for Justice, Tolerance, and Community at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Pastor currently directs the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity at USC and co-directs USC’s Center for […]

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Michelle DePass

Michelle DePass is a sought after civil society leader and has served on dozens of boards and advisory committees to government, NGO’s and international organizations. A lawyer by training, Michelle came to the Milano School of International Affairs from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), where she served as Assistant Administrator for International and Tribal Affairs. […]

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Seema Pandya

Seema Lisa Pandya is an artist, sustainability consultant, and Principal of SLP, a multidisciplinary design practice creating work that intersects sustainability, art, and the built-environment. She has 10+ years of experience in the environmental building industry as a consultant and Senior Sustainability Manager at YR&G, a strategic sustainability-consulting firm, also currently working as a LEED […]

Volume 2: August 12, 2015

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Arsenio Mataka

Arsenio Mataka was appointed by Governor Edmund G Brown Jr. in December 2011 to serve as Assistant Secretary for Environmental Justice and Tribal Affairs at the California Environmental Protection Agency. Prior to joining CalEPA, Arsenio served as directing attorney for California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. from 2010-2012, where he fought for justice alongside some of […]

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Gail Small

Gail Small is Executive Director of the non-profit Native Action. A member of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Tribe from Lame Deer, Montana, Gail is a mother of four whose Cheyenne name is “Head Chief Woman.” Gail graduated from the University of Montana with her BA, and from the University of Oregon School of Law with […]

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Gilbert Campbell III

Gilbert Campbell is a leading alternative energy expert and co-founder of Volt Energy, a national renewable energy development firm that builds, operates, and maintains state-of-the-art renewable energy systems for commercial, government, non profit and educational institutions. Notable clients include: The Cheesecake Factory, Fort Bragg, Wake Forest University, KIPP DC, and the Government of the District […]

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Penn Loh

Penn Loh is Lecturer and Director of the Master in Public Policy Program and Community Practice at Tufts University’s Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning. He partners with various community base building organizations in the Right to the City Alliance and Center for Economic Democracy. From 1996 to 2009, he served in various […]

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Professor Dorceta Taylor

Professor Taylor is based at the University of Michigan where she teaches courses on topics including food systems, environmental history and politics, environmental justice, and sociological theory. Research areas include food insecurity, the history of mainstream and environmental justice ideology and activism, social movements and framing, green jobs and diversity. Professor Taylor authored the most […]

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Vien Truong

Vien Truong was appointed in July 2015 as the National Director of Green For All, having been an early architect of the organization’s state policy and workforce efforts. Vien returns to Green For All after serving as the environmental equity director of the Greenlining Institute, a public policy group that works to empower disadvantaged groups. […]

Volume 1: July 29, 2015

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Audrey Peterman

Audrey Peterman is President and Co-founder of Earthwise Productions, Inc., and in 2014 co-launched the Diverse Environmental Leaders Speakers Bureau. Earthwise Productions focuses on connecting the public lands system and the American public. An immigrant from Jamaica, Audrey and her husband Frank stumbled upon the National Park System on a road trip, and the splendor […]

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Carmen Gonzalez

Carmen G. Gonzalez is a Professor of Law at Seattle University School of Law, who has published widely in the areas of international environmental law, environmental justice, trade and the environment, and food security. She is past chair of the Environmental Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools, co-chair of the Research Committee […]

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Dr. Robert Bullard

Robert D. Bullard is the Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University. Dr. Bullard is often described as the “father of environmental justice.” He is a scholar, lecturer, policy guru, and award winning author of more than 18 books that address sustainable development, environmental racism, urban land use, […]

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Miya Yoshitani

Miya has an extensive background as an organizer and leader in the environmental justice movement. In her early twenties she was the director of the largest student environmental network in the US, and as a participant in the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership summit, helped draft the original Principles of Environmental Justice. Miya […]

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Octaviana Trujillo, Ph.D.

A former tribal leader, Octaviana V. Trujillo (Yaqui), Ph.D. is the Co-PI on the National Cancer Institute, Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Center for American Indian Resilience and the National Science Foundation, Southwest Lands. She partners with the American Indian Higher Education Consortium to improve Tribal Colleges and Universities faculty […]

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Robert García

Robert García is a civil rights advocate who engages, educates, and empowers communities for equal access to public resources. He is the Founding Director and Counsel of The City Project, a non-profit legal and policy advocacy team in Los Angeles, California. The City Project works with diverse allies on equal access to (1) healthy green […]

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