Green For All Releases New Music Video Dedicated to Disaster Survivors Winner of “Dream Reborn” Song Contest, “Ima Push” is about Resilience

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
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OAKLAND – Today, Green For All released a new music video, “Ima Push” by Pocono, Pennsylvania-based hip-hop artist Gallo. The song is about resilience, and the video is dedicated to the survivors of recent disasters like the tornadoes in Oklahoma, storms in the Midwest, Superstorm Sandy, and wildfires in California and Colorado. “Ima Push” is the winner of Green For All’s 2013 Dream Reborn Song Competition

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Anthony Foxx Confirmed as Secretary of Transportation

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WASHINGTON – Today, Anthony Foxx was confirmed as the new Secretary of the Department of Transportation. As mayor of one of the largest cities in the South—Charlotte, North Carolina—Foxx has worked to promote eco-friendly hybrid buses and community transit projects, including light rail and streetcar networks.

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Obama Says Keystone XL Should Be Rejected if It Contributes to Climate Change

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—In response to President Obama’s remarks on the Keystone XL pipeline during his speech on his climate change plan, Green for All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins issued the following statement:

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Green for All Applauds Obama’s Climate Commitment and Calls for Measures to Address the Vulnerabilities of Low-Income Americans and Communities of Color

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
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202-828-0940

WASHINGTON—Today, President Obama unveiled his plan for combatting climate change by lowering carbon pollution, making communities more resilient, and improving energy efficiency. While the President’s plan will have lasting benefits for all Americans, Green for All seeks to bring attention to the specific need for climate action that addresses the unique vulnerability of low-income Americans and communities of color.

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Green For All Celebrates National Small Business Week Green Businesses Owned by Women, People of Color Thriving

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OAKLAND, CA – As we mark the 50th Anniversary of National Small Business Week, Green For All is celebrating the gains of small green businesses—especially those owned by historically underrepresented Americans. 

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UMWA Union Not Alone in Outrage Over Patriot Bankruptcy Decision

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Missouri ruled in favor of Patriot Coal in its effort to eliminate collective bargaining agreements with its workers, a move that would effectively rob thousands of retired and active workers and their families of the retirement health care benefits they were promised.

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Keystone Bill Won’t Create Jobs; Green Investment Will

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Yesterday, the House passed the Northern Route Approval Act (H.R. 3), which authorizes construction of the first leg of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, designed to carry toxic tar sands oil from Canada to Texas. The bill is sponsored by Representative Terry Lee (R-Nebraska).

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Ernest Moniz Confirmed as Secretary of Energy Statement of Green For All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to today’s confirmation of Ernest Moniz for United States Secretary of Energy, Green for All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins issued the following response:

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Los Angeles Green Business Academy Strengthens Local Green Entrepreneurs: Business Experts Connect With Entrepreneurs to Grow Area’s Green Business

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
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202-828-0940

Gardena, Calif., May 3, 2013 – Today, Green For All and University of Phoenix’s Los Angeles Green Business Academy (#LAGreenBizAcademy) brought skilled business professionals and green entrepreneurs together to help Los Angeles-area small businesses thrive. 

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New Report: Green Infrastructure Investments Create Pathways Out of Poverty

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
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Oakland, CA – Today, Green For All and American Rivers released a new report, titled Staying Green and Growing Jobs: Infrastructure Operations and Maintenance as Career Pathway Stepping Stones. 

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Putting a Price on Carbon Pollution to Protect Public Health, Expand Opportunity

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Contact: Alyssa Cocchi
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Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Henry A. Waxman (D-CA), Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) released draft carbon-pricing legislation. The announcement launches a one-month comment period for stakeholders to weigh in on several sections of the bill, including how to redirect investments back into the American economy.

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