• 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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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…

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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…

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  • Headshot of Octaviana Trujillo, Ph.D.

    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…

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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…

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