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Green For All Joins with Organizations to Advocate for a Clean Transportation Future for All

JULY 26, 2019

Today, Green For All along with seven racial, economic, environmental, and transit justice organizations submitted a letter to the 12 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states that are developing a regional carbon emissions reduction program for transportation as part of the Transportation and Climate Initiative. In the letter, we ask states to prioritize addressing inequality and disproportionate impacts as an equal goal alongside carbon emission reductions in pursuit of a truly clean and modern transportation future that works for all.

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Green For All National Director Michelle Romero testifies in front of Congress

On Tuesday, July 16, Green For All National Director Michelle Romero testified in front of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Watch her testimony or read it below. You can also download a copy of Michelle's testimony here.


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Green For All joined EVgo at the OC Green Expo in support of their Communities Charging For Change program

On Saturday, June 22nd, Green For All joined our partner EVgo at the inaugural OC Green Expo in support of their Communities Charging For Change program. With nearly 1000 attendees, it was an opportunity to showcase Green For All’s #FuelChange program, providing resources to promote a more sustainable transportation lifestyle and reduce our community’s carbon footprint. 

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A Modern Transportation System Should Move Marginalized Communities Forward

Transportation is a part of life. It connects us to work, school, the doctor, and our families and friends. But what we’re using to get us from point A to point B is dirty, outdated, and not working for everyone.

We can build a modern transportation system that's efficient, affordable, accessible, and clean. And we can do it in a way that prioritizes people in the poorest and most polluted communities in the country.

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Michelle Romero Featured Earth Day as an Environmental Leader

Green For All National Director Michelle Romero featured as an environmental leader on a list of 7 women that are sure to inspire you — and if we listen to them, we might be able to stop climate change.

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#FuelChange Music Video Kicks-off National Conversation for Cleaner Transportation

After a nationwide talent search to find rappers, singers, and poets who could harness the power of music to tell the story of how transportation pollution is impacting the lives of people of color, Green For All selected four artists to feature in the newly released #FuelChange Anthem:

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3 Things You Can Do To Support the Green New Deal

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey just introduced a Green New Deal Resolution that makes a bold statement about the federal government’s duty to develop a 10-year plan to mobilize every aspect of American society toward 100% clean and renewable energy by 2030, a guarantee of living-wage jobs for anybody who needs one, and dedicated support for impacted workers and frontline communities bearing the brunt of pollution.

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Enter the Fuel Change Challenge

Fuel Change Challenge Artist

Green For All is partnering with Big Picture Anthems to produce an anthem and music video for our  #FuelChange campaign.

Submit your verse telling the stories of people affected by dirty cars, trucks, and buses to be considered for our music video to #FuelChange in our communities.

Selected artists will receive $400, have their verse featured on the anthem, have a chance to be in the music video, and gain national exposure while contributing to social justice.

Traffic-related pollution is now responsible for more deaths than traffic-related accidents. Low-income communities and communities of color are the most impacted by pollution. This anthem and music video will help activate a NATIONAL movement to bring clean transportation to communities across the country.

Download our Background Information Sheet


How to Enter
Open to singers, rappers, and poets in the United States: Ages 15 and Up.

DEADLINE: January 9th, 2019

  1. Download the beat!

    Click here to download the beat (will open a new window).

  2. Learn about the issue. You can read our background info sheet.

    Fuel Change Challenge Background Information

  3. Write a 16-bar verse.
    Make it a story. Put a voice and a face to this public health issue.

    Download the director’s creative vision.

    Fuel Change Challenge Director's Creative Vision

  4. Upload a video of you performing your verse to Instagram, Youtube, or Facebook and use both tags: #FuelChangeChallenge and #GreenForAll.

    Videos do not need to be professional or high quality, but we must be able to hear you clearly. Title your video: #FuelChangeChallenge - Your Name. 

    To see an example, check out this demo video:

  5. Email your video link with a copy of the lyrics to Ben@BigPictureAnthems.com with the subject line: #FuelChangeChallenge - Your Name
    DEADLINE: January 9th, 2019
  6. If you’re local to the Bay Area, you can audition in person.

    Audition info: 
    Wed. January 9th 5:30pm-7:30pm KDOL-TV Studios, 286 E 10th St, Oakland, CA


Green For All Supports the Green New Deal

Yesterday, hundreds of people showed up, and thousands more tuned in online, to listen to the Climate Townhall co-hosted by Senator Bernie Sanders, Van Jones, Bill McKibben, and Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley. It’s real. It’s happening. And it’s happening right now, where you live.

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Climate is Costing Californians Too Damn Much

I stayed up last night shopping for an air filtration mask for my 3-year-old because we’re experiencing hazardous air quality here in Sacramento, CA.

California is on fire, and there’s nowhere to escape for a breath of fresh air. The Camp Fire is reportedly the deadliest wildfire in the United States in a century.

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