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Juliana Ojeda is the Program Associate at Green 2.0 where she works to support the 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 their second blog for Green 2.0, Juliana answers questions about the importance of commemorating Pride Month.

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 ʻĀina Momona: Restoring a Land of Abundance 

‘Āina Momona is a Native Hawaiian 501(c)(3) organization founded by Walter Ritte for the purpose of achieving environmental health and sustainability through restoring social justice and Hawaiian sovereignty. In this guest blog post for Green 2.0, research and translation specialist Julie Au discusses the origins of the organization and why Hawaiian sovereignty is so important.
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Air Pollution: Black Communities are “Sacrifice Zones”

Shaila Vester-Skinner is a 2022 Winter Fellow at Green 2.0, and currently majoring in Environmental Science and Policy with a Concentration in Human response to climate change at George Mason University. In this blog post to mark Black Climate Week, Shaila writes about how air pollution has disproportionately affected Black and POC communities and why this needs to change. This story resonated with Shaila because as a Black woman, she doesn’t want to continue to see other POC/Black citizens endure these conditions.
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Brown Girl Surf: Holding Space for the Ocean’s Joy

Brown Girl Surf, is an Oakland, Calif.-based nonprofit that is focused on creating a surf culture that is rooted in joy, inclusion, and empowerment. This guest blog post by the organization’s executive director, Adriana Guerrero, talks about the mission of the organization and why it’s important to increase access to the ocean.
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Using Your Dollars to Fight Climate Change

Anjulina Desai is a co-founder of DEZEN, the first circular fashion accessory brand ensuring sustainability by using renewable, plant-based, petroleum-free materials with zero-waste production, made in the U.S. Based in San Francisco, DEZEN, uses technology to minimize its impact as a low carbon brand and has won awards for its innovation in design. The company’s mission is to design beautiful, innovative accessories that are respectful to the earth and the people who work with the company. In this guest blog for Green 2.0, Anjulina discusses how consumers can use their wallets to fight for a healthier planet.
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The Importance of Solidarity in Philanthropy

Gloria Walton is an award-winning organizer, writer, and President & CEO of The Solutions Project. She joined the organization from Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE), a South LA-based community organization developing cutting-edge strategies to ensure that Black and Brown, poor and working-class communities have an equal voice in the democratic process, where she was President & CEO for 10 years. In this guest blog post, she discusses the importance of community in the philanthropic sector.
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