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 and analysis, lobbying, media outreach, organizing conferences and workshops, research, writing and fundraising. 

Chanté attended California Western School of Law where she graduated Cum Laude and completed a one year internship in the legal clinic at San Diego Coastkeeper focusing on public health harms; the Clean Water Act/water pollution (specifically TMDLs); threats to species in San Diego (specifically lobster); expanding enforcement in marine protected areas; and water recycling/drought initiatives. Chanté has her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Princeton University.

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