Environmental Equity focuses on the emerging green economy in order to make sure that communities of color not only have a clean environment, but also benefit from the economic opportunities made possible by environmental efforts.
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This memorandum provides a short summary of Assembly Bill 32, The Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. It also explains Greenlining’s approach to bridging the ongoing environmental and civil rights movements to generate wealth among low-income and communities of color. Continue reading
A deep divide presently characterizes two key progressive movements: environmental groups and civil rights advocates. The rapidly-growing “green industry” – or business that contributes to an equitable and ecologically sustainable economy – could change all this. Historically, mainstream environmental organizations… Continue reading