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Steph Niaupari is the Founder of Plantita Power, a DC-based collective led by and for Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, People of Color (QTBIPOC). Plantita Power fosters community connections where QTBIPOC can nurture their own personal sustenance, relationship to food, and reclaim food sovereignty.

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Green Space for Teens: Thrive DC’s Vision for Local Underserved Youth 

Working with the National Park Service, Friends of Anacostia Park (FoAP) turns the challenge of revitalization into an opportunity for community uplift. We connect residents with meaningful, green employment and activate Anacostia Park as a vibrant convening point for all visitors. In this blog, FoAP highlights the history of the park and Thrive DC, an after-school program providing local teens the opportunity to connect with nature and build community.
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The Need for Nuance and Systemic Change in Plant-Based Diet Culture

Green 2.0’s Fall Fellow Michelle Gin dissects White-dominated plant-based diet culture and proposes flexitarianism as a more nuanced diet alternative and ideological framework to affect change at both an individual and systemic level.
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In Canada, Indigenous Leaders Take Mantle of Longtime Boreal Forest Stewardship Effort

Tom Dillon is a senior vice president at The Pew Charitable Trusts, leading the organization’s work on conservation and environment initiatives in the United States and around the world. Valérie Courtois is the executive director for the Indigenous Leadership Initiative, which supports Indigenous Nations in honouring the responsibility to care for lands and waters. She is a member of the Innu community of Mashteuiatsch, located on the shore of Peikuakami, or Lac-St-Jean and lives in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador.
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Beyond 30×30: What the future of conservation should look like

Kat So is a campaign manager in the Energy & Environment Department at the Center for American Progress, a multi-issue policy think tank based in Washington DC. She is also the project coordinator for the Ocean Justice Forum. In this blog she discusses how we should measure conservation success and implement equitable 30x30 policies.
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Going Beyond Making a Difference

Mujeres de la Tierra is an environmental equity nonprofit founded with the guiding principles of respect, advocacy, self-determination, bravery, and creativity. Mujeres inspires the healing of La Madre Tierra by working to build grassroots community leadership and capacity among historically unrecognized communities, especially among those who are low-income, immigrant, and/or communities of color.
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