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Juliana Ojeda is the Program Associate at Green 2.0 where she works to support administrative and programmatic operations of the organization. She is a graduate of the University of Florida earning a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a minor in Anthropology. Juliana loves being outdoors and has made it a goal of theirs to visit all 63 National Parks. She began with Green 2.0 as a 2021 fall fellow. In this first blog for Green 2.0, Juliana writes about Latina Equal Pay Day.

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Including Youth In the Workforce and Pandemic Recovery

Youth Jobs Connect, a technology-based nonprofit, was founded in response to the economic crisis caused by COVID-19 and a current inequitable workforce system that has excluded many young people, namely Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, Youth of Color (QTBIPOC). This guest blog post by the organization’s founder and CEO Mitali Chakraborty details five ways employers can engage all youth in a post pandemic new economy.
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Q+A with UK-Based Agency Greenhouse Communications

Greenhouse is a communications agency with a mission to power positive change. In this guest blog post with Green 2.0, Joe Dillon and Gabriella Smith from Greenhouse Communications discuss the agency’s work in the U.K. environmental sector and how to better address the climate crisis in advance of next month’s 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). Last spring Greenhouse featured Green 2.0 Executive Director Andres Jimenez in a profile on green pioneers.
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Conservation Nation: The Next Iteration of FONZ

Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) was unable to make it through the pandemic closure and separated from the Smithsonian National Zoo in February 2021. Now rebranded and relaunched as Conservation Nation, Green 2.0 Communications Manager Raviya Ismail discusses the next iteration of FONZ with Conservation Nation CEO Lynn Mento.
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Green 2.0 Fellowship: How it Changed Me

Kalina Browne is a 2021 summer fellow at Green 2.0 and a current graduate student at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she is obtaining a Masters of Science in Coastal Science and Policy. Her interest is in Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion within the conservation non-profit field. To mark the beginning of Climate Week NYC, Kalina discusses her experience at Green 2.0 and connecting with climate and environmental justice activists through her work on a coastal communities project that will be released by Green 2.0 in the next few months.
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Driven by Culture, Connection and Comunidad

Maite Arce is the founder and CEO of Hispanic Access Foundation. She is an environmental movement leader working to connect Hispanic and Latino communities to the political power of Latinx communities. She lives in Purcellville, Virginia and her ancestral origins are of the Cochimi people of Baja peninsula and her Spanish roots. In this guest blog post to mark the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, she shares her motivations and the connections that infuse her passion for nature and community.
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