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Leadership, Policy and Making an Unsafe World Safer

August 16, 2019 Energy Equity, Leadership Academy

For women of color, policy has always had a big ”Do Not Enter” sign in front of it. But when Donald Trump was elected to office, [...]

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A Black Woman’s Story: Experience, Cultural Identity, Professional Growth

August 7, 2019

A Black Woman’s Story Why lived experience and cultural identity are critical elements in every advocate’s professional development. #ChangeFromWithin I’ve been pretty political my entire life…My [...]

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Black Gxrl Be Well: Committing to Wellness in My Fight for Racial and Gender Justice

July 31, 2019 Leadership Academy

  “All that you touch you Change. All that you Change, Changes you.” — Octavia Butler I began my time in the Greenlining Leadership Academy thinking [...]

#ChangeFromWithin: We Need a Personal Vision for Our Community to Thrive!
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#ChangeFromWithin: We Need a Personal Vision for Our Community to Thrive!

June 5, 2019 Leadership Academy

My first #ChangeFromWithin reflection focused on how anger can be of service in leadership. Now I want to shift to the part that comes after anger: [...]

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Ambition, My Personal Narrative and “Harder Skills”

May 9, 2019 Leadership Academy

As long as I can remember, I’ve had ambition. Some of the early career paths I considered for myself were Oscar-winning actress, renowned surgeon, or world-famous [...]

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My Pacoima Community and Speaking Out Against Environmental Racism

November 14, 2018 Environmental Equity

Small Business Exchange Online By Denise Garcia I come from a community — Pacoima, California —  and a family where love, humor, and culture ensure my [...]

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My Pacoima Community and Speaking Out Against Environmental Racism

November 14, 2018 Environmental Equity, Leadership Academy

Growing up in Pacoima with my brothers I come from a community — Pacoima, California —  and a family where love, humor, and culture ensure my [...]

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Narrative Justice: A Daughter of Black Immigrants Reflects

October 24, 2018 Leadership Academy

Small Business Exchange Online By Asia Alman I am of a history of cross-border movements that no right-wing political administration can contain. My folks are the [...]

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Narrative Justice: A Daughter of Black Immigrants Reflects

October 10, 2018 Health Equity, Leadership Academy

I am of a history of cross-border movements that no right-wing political administration can contain. My folks are the kind of loud, and Black, and women [...]

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Unconventional Leadership: How Anger Can Heal and Be Of Service

October 1, 2018

May This Anger Be Of Service My first day at Greenlining was filled with anticipation. This Fellowship is my first job out of college and as [...]