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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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How Deteriorating Environmental Conditions Cause Migration Surges

Alejandro Galicia Cervantes is a 2021 Fall Fellow at Green 2.0 and a current senior at the University of California - Davis, pursuing a bachelor's degree in economics and political science. He is a community changemaker by craft, program developer by training, an entrepreneurial scholar at heart: His mission is not only to curate a longitudinal study mapping legal status disparities but to build systems to support our most vulnerable communities. To mark International Migrants Day taking place on December 18, Alejandro writes about how deteriorating environmental conditions displace individuals around the world.
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We need stakeholders at the table to raise ambition

Citizens' Climate International is a US-based non-profit organization whose mission is to empower citizen volunteers to exercise personal and political power in the shaping of effective climate policy. In this guest blog post, Executive Director Joseph Robertson discusses his experience at COP26, held earlier this month, and why we need all stakeholders at convenings on climate change and the environment.
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The Importance of Green Space in Our Cities

Chante Lee is a 2021 fall fellow at Green 2.0. She is currently a senior at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington where she is finishing her last quarter as an Urban Planning and Sustainable Development major with a focus in Environmental Justice. She has also been extremely involved in the Ethnic Student Center on campus. In addition, Chante has worked at Starbucks part-time as a barista since high school and throughout college. She loves collecting houseplants and cooking new recipes. In this blog post, Chante discusses the importance of green space accessibility and her interest in pursuing urban planning as a career.
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Q+A with COMPASS on Inclusive Hiring Practices

COMPASS champions, connects, and supports diverse science leaders to improve the well-being of people and nature. In this Q+A for Green 2.0, Amanda Stanley, COMPASS’s Executive Director, discusses the updates the organization made to its hiring and onboarding practices to better reflect its strong commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.
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EPA Cleanup Needed in Baltimore to Address Legacy Pollution Near Former Steel Mill Site

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is an independent conservation organization that uses advocacy, education, environmental restoration, and litigation to protect and improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay. In this guest blog post, the foundation examines a case of long-term environmental injustice near Baltimore, Maryland, and how the wrongs of the past could be addressed.
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