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NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) works to safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. In order to be part of a broad and powerful environmental and climate movement, we understand the utmost importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice—both in how we work internally, and how we support communities externally. We’re committed to following through to make sure our actions live up to our goals.

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WE ACT

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WE ACT for Environmental Justice was founded in 1988 to address the environmental racism impacting West Harlem. WE ACT remains connected to their Harlem roots, with more than 800 members supporting their mission to build healthier communities by ensuring that people of color and low-income participate meaningfully in the creation of just and equitable environmental policies and practices. WE ACT has grown to become a nationally recognized leader in the environmental and climate justice movements. It run programs throughout Northern Manhattan and advocate for policies at the city, state, and federal levels – having opened a Federal Policy Office in Washington, DC in 2012.

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League of Conservation Voters

LCV (League of Conservation Voters) envision a world in which tackling the climate crisis, confronting environmental injustice, and strengthening our democracy lead to cleaner and healthier communities, good, well-paying jobs, and a more just, equitable, and sustainable planet for all. Their commitment to anti-racism is part of everything they do, both externally and internally, including…

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Earthjustice

Earthjustice

Earthjustice believes the most powerful tool for change is the law. As a nonprofit public interest environmental law organization, their work, whether through advocacy, litigation, partnership, awareness, or other mission-critical functions, consistently centers on the people they serve and the communities they protect. Learn how diversity, equity, and inclusion is inextricably linked to Earthjustice’s mission…

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National Wildlife Federation

Green 2.0 NWF Spotlight

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) believes America’s experience with cherished landscapes and wildlife has helped define and shape the nation’s character and identity for generations. In order to save wildlife and people, NWF understands it is critical to operationalize and embed equity and justice into their organizational policies, practices, and programs. Hear how NWF strives to increase diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in all elements of their work and also the work with their partners.

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The Chesapeake Climate Action Network

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) is a grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. The organization understands that the climate crisis is a human issue, and one of the many systems of injustice that intersect to disproportionately burden, black and brown communities. “Here at CCAN, we…

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National Environmental Education Foundation

National Environmental Education Foundation

The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is a non-partisan non-advocacy organization working to make the environment more accessible, relatable, relevant, and connected to the daily lives of all Americans. “At NEEF, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) is at the core of our mission and how we approach our work. Making the environment accessible, relatable, relevant,…

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Ocean Conservancy

Ocean Conservancy

Ocean Conservancy’s mission is to create science-based solutions for a healthy ocean and the wildlife and communities that depend on it. “To deliver on this mission requires a just and equitable future, and it requires more of us”, states Janis Searles Jones, CEO of Ocean Conservancy. Hear how Ocean Conservancy is delivering its mission, both…

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Our Climate

Our Climate Spotlight Featured

Our Climate’s commitment to DEIJ is not just to the issues themselves, but to also dismantle racism and build power within their organization.

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