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Green Tech Company Creates New Opportunities for Local Workforce

Bobbie Green is a Communications Specialist for Environmental Defense Fund, an environmental nonprofit that brings together policymakers and business leaders to solve the toughest environmental issues and find solutions that work. In this guest blog post, Bobbie spotlights ChargerHelp!, a Black-owned clean technology company with a mission to revolutionize access to technology solutions that maintain electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. This green tech company is pushing the envelope for clean energy solutions and creating new workforce development opportunities for local communities of color using a tech-based approach.

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The Carter Barron Amphitheater: Community Efforts to Reopen the DC Landmark

The Carter Barron Amphitheater is a cultural landmark in Rock Creek Park that has lain dormant due to deferred maintenance. After overwhelming interest from residents, the National Park Service (NPS) has committed to working towards reopening the amphitheater. In this piece, Rock Creek Conservancy’s (RCC) Tony Richardson discusses how the organization has launched the Carter Barron Alliance, a network of community groups working to support the revitalization of the venue.

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2022 Green 2.0 NGO and Foundation Transparency Report Card Release Event Social Media Toolkit

On December 13th, Green 2.0 will release its sixth NGO & Foundation Transparency Report Card. This year’s report will reflect data collected from over 80 environmental NGOs and foundations on the racial and ethnic diversity of their full-time staff, senior staff, heads of organizations, and boards. It will include new diversity, equity and inclusion metrics, and provide comprehensive updates on progress being made in the movement.

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Twenty New Environmental Organizations Commit to Green 2.0’s Pay Equity Pledge to Close the Wage Gap in the Green Movement

Green 2.0 – the independent campaign working to increase racial and ethnic diversity in the environmental movement – today, announced that twenty new major environmental organizations have taken Green 2.0’s Pay Equity Pledge to close the pay gap in the green movement, including Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Earthjustice. Since the launch, a total of 37 top environmental organizations have pledged to address any pay inequities found in their organizations to increase transparency and accountability toward winning an environmental strategy that supports all communities.

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Green Groups Commit on Pay Equity

Many of the biggest environmental groups such as the National Wildlife Federation, Nature Conservancy, and the Sierra Club are pledging to tackle the racial wage gap, particularly disparities affecting women of color, under a Pay Equity Pledge campaign announced Wednesday.

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Creating Pathways for a Diverse Climate Policy Workforce

Mai Sistla is the Deputy Director of the Aspen Institute’s Tech Policy Hub. She helped lead the inaugural class of the Aspen Climate Cohort, a ten-week joint initiative between the Hub and Aspen’s Energy and Environment program that trains engineers, scientists, technologists, and business experts who already understand climate on how to better apply their ideas to policy.

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The Justice40 Accelerator: Addressing Funding Inequities

The Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) is an Atlanta-based nonprofit that advances policies and institutional actions that promote racial equity and shared prosperity for all in the growth of metropolitan Atlanta and the American South. Through forums, research, and organizing efforts, PSE brings together the regional community to lift up and encourage just, sustainable, and civic practices for balanced growth and opportunity.

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