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Posted in Oregon Live April 18, 2017 Maggie Tallmadge and Vien Truong Oregon's state leaders are debating the very significant environmental policy of whether to cap the climate pollution coming from our biggest polluters. This decision is important for Oregonians and for the country as a whole. Why? Because this policy can...
Reposted from Peoples Climate Movement on Medium.  The Peoples Climate March is a march for climate, jobs and justice. It’s about intersectional movement building, intergenerational struggle, and the right to clean water, breathable air, and economic opportunity. These mothers demonstrate not only the breadth of our collective, but the wisdom of our...
By Vien Truong  [Reposted courtesy of State Innovation Exchange] As the head of Green For All, I travel the country working with grassroots leaders and state electeds to craft policies that prioritize families and workers living in the most polluted cities in America. My heart breaks every time I hear...
Watch Green For All Director of Partnerships, Kim Noble discuss the heroin epidemic, the drug war, and Trump's attacks on clean air and clean water on Thom Hartmann.
Michelle Romero wants Oregon to follow California’s lead: Price carbon emissions and put the revenue back into communities most affected by climate change. Photos by Arkady Brown Michelle Romero, deputy director of Green For All, speaks to Street Roots before testifying to the Oregon Legislature in support of a measure...
Last Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order gutting protections for wetlands and drinking water sources for more than 117 million Americans. But what really caught my attention was that on the same day, he signed another order to supposedly strengthen White House partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)....
We want to share some exciting news: Green The Church has a new home! Green The Church is a national effort designed to tap into the power and purpose of the African  American faith community, to explore and expand the role of churches as centers for environmental and economic resilience.  The...
Carroll Ministries, Interfaith Power & Light, U.S. Green Building Council, and Green For All engaged church leaders and congregations at Green The Church Summit On October 25, 2016, one hundred African American faith leaders from around the country joined together for the third annual Green The Church Summit. The summit...
Growing up outside of the Atlanta city limits, surrounded by Georgia red clay and acres of green space, I was innocently oblivious to the effects of air pollution in my world. Summer vacations, however, were spent inside the city limits - East Point, GA to be exact. My aunt and...
Flint is not the first poisoned American city. But we have the know-how to make it the last. By now, the cycle of how environmental racism repeats itself is well-established: a natural or manmade disaster wreaks havoc on a disadvantaged city, leaving thousands of displaced residents. An already crumbling infrastructure...

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