Climate Action Plan Anniversary: Green For All Praises Nationwide Climate Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Contact: Alyssa Ritterstein
press@gfa.fchq.ca
732-513-2192

Climate Action Plan Anniversary: Green For All Praises Nationwide Climate Efforts Actions help fortify communities most vulnerable to climate change disasters

WASHINGTON – One year ago today, President Obama unveiled a plan for combatting climate change. Since then, the country took many steps to protect communities from the health, economic and environmental impacts of climate change.

Read more

Keep It Fresh Awards & Panel Inspire Climate Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Alyssa Ritterstein
press@gfa.fchq.ca
202-828-0940
732-513-2192

Green Community Leaders Inspire Climate Action at “Keep It Fresh” Awards Ceremony & Panel Green For All and Going Green Living Bling Event Speaks to Colorado’s Communities of Color

Read more

Carbon Safeguards a Win for Communities of Color, Low-income Americans

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Alyssa Ritterstein
press@gfa.fchq.ca

Obama Administration Proposed Limits on Climate Pollution from Existing Coal Plants Carbon Safeguards a Win for Communities of Color, Low-income Americans

Read more

Green For All Applauds “My Brother’s Keeper” Report, Calls on Americans to Become Mentors for Young Men of Color

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Alyssa Ritterstein
press@gfa.fchq.ca

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the “My Brother’s Keeper” Task Force released a report detailing their initial recommendations to President Obama on how to help young men of color overcome barriers to opportunity and achievement. The President also called on Americans to become long-term mentors at WH.gov/mybrotherskeeper.

Read more

Climate Justice Now: Community Forum Brings New Vision to Climate Discussion

Rep. Keith Ellison & Environmental Leaders Connect Climate Action to Economic Prosperity for Minnesota’s Communities of Color

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.— Today, environmental champions brought a new perspective to the climate conversation during Green For All (GFA) and Sierra Club Environmental Justice campaign’s Climate Justice Now: Community Forum.

Read more

National Climate Assessment Finds What We Know to Be True – Climate Change is Real

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the White House will release the third National Climate Assessment (NCA), a federal analysis that documents the damage climate change is causing to communities and businesses across the country as well as ways to mitigate or adapt to it. The assessment is expected to guide President Obama's environmental agenda.

Read more

Preparing DC Communities of Color for Climate Disasters

Green For All Highlights Resiliency Strategies at Earth Day Event

WASHINGTON, D.C.— This Earth Day, Green For All’s new Executive Director Nikki Silvestri is revealing strategies that will help communities of color thrive in the face of climate change, strengthening their ability to leap forward economically and environmentally.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release Contacts:
Alyssa Ritterstein
press@gfa.fchq.ca
202-828-0940

Read more

Earth Day 2014: Green For All Pauses to Reflect, Prepare & Celebrate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contacts:
Alyssa Ritterstein
press@gfa.fchq.ca
202-828-0940

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In 1970, the world celebrated its first Earth Day. Now, more than forty years later, Green For All is taking this time to reflect on the current climate, prepare our communities to thrive in the face of climate change, and celebrate our green energy leaders.

Statement of Green For All Executive Director Nikki Silvestri

“This Earth Day, we’re pausing to reflect, prepare and celebrate. When we look around, we can’t deny that the problems facing our planet are daunting. Big polluters are still getting away with poisoning our air and water. Worldwide, we’re seeing a spike in storms, drought, and disasters—and poor folks and communities of color continue to get hit first and worst by climate change.

Read more

Green For All Applauds President Obama’s Efforts to Increase Opportunities and Improve the Livelihood of Young Men of Color

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:
Alyssa Ritterstein
press@gfa.fchq.ca

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In response to yesterday’s announcement of “My Brother’s Keeper,” President Obama’s new initiative to help young men of color overcome barriers to opportunity and achievement, Green for All Executive Director Nikki Silvestri issued the following statement:

Read more

Green for All Applauds Obama’s Climate Resilience Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Alyssa Ritterstein
press@gfa.fchq.ca
202-828-0940

Calls for Measures to Further Fortify Communities of Color

WASHINGTON—Today, President Obama unveiled new actions the Administration is taking in response to the crippling drought out west as well as proposed a $1 billion “Climate Resilience Fund” to prepare communities for the environmental disasters ahead.

Read more

The Hunger Games Continue: Farm Bill Brings Drastic Food Stamp Cuts, Limited Improvements to Fix Broken Food System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 4, 2014

Contact: Alyssa Ritterstein
press@gfa.fchq.ca
202-828-0940

WASHINGTON – Today, the Senate passed the long-awaited 2014 Farm Bill, which issued a devastating $8.5 billion cut from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Read more


Donate Sign Up Take Action