East Bay mom up for White House honor for work on climate change By Kevin Schultz Updated 5:35 pm, Thursday, July 14, 2016 An East Bay woman is one of 10 people from across the country who will be recognized by the White House Friday for helping low-income and underserved communities prepare...
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 CONTACT: Daniel Wein | daniel@greenforall.org     White House Awards Vien Truong “Champion of Change for Climate Equity” Award Green For All Director honored by White House for her work to combat pollution and poverty   On Friday July 15th, Vien Truong will...
GREEN THE CHURCH: ON A MISSION OF FAITH FOR SUSTAINABILITY By Betsy Lopez-Wagner | Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Rev. Ambrose Carroll, co-founder Green for All’s Green the Church movement, standing at the pulpit. The Green the Church movement is teaming up with spiritual leaders to engage churches and other houses of worship...
Vien Truong gave remarks and answered questions on June 17th at the Democratic Platform Drafting Hearing of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Phoenix. 
Afeni Shakur, the civil rights activist and former Black Panther, successfully overcame drug addiction to become of the country’s most heralded mothers. Her strength and life story inspired the work of her son, Tupac Shakur. His song “Dear Mama” remains the unofficial hip hop anthem on Mother’s Day. The song...
Short clip of Vien Truong's personal story of why she works on the environment. Vien is one of the most passionate and effective environmental justice leaders in the country. She is the Director of Green For All which is working to develop a green economy strong enough to lift people...
By Zoë Carpenter When Tony Palladeno Jr. started buying and refurbishing houses on the east side of Flint, Michigan, 25 years ago, they seemed like a good investment. The houses are on what he described as “primo land” near a community college and a park, and he figured there would...
By Vien Truong Last week, the IRS asked anyone who might be exposed in the Panama Papers to come forward before they get caught. And for good reason—America is a hotbed of tax evasion. There’s an old myth that we can’t have a comfortable lifestyle—cars, homes, creature comforts—without sacrificing clean water and...
By Katie Fehrenbacher Prince, at times, had a love-hate relationship with technology. While beloved musician Prince was inspiring fans through his creativity, it turns out he had a secret life as a clean energy philanthropist. According to Prince’s friend and longtime green advocate Van Jones, Prince was a major backer of Jones’s...
By Vien Truong It feels fitting that in the run-up to Earth Day, a day meant to have us reflect on how we treat the earth and its delicate resources, the first criminal charges were filed in the ongoing Flint water crisis. One of the worst environmental racism cases in...

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