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Green 2.0 Releases New Tool to Support Demographic Data Collection Efforts

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 25, 2021Contacts: Raviya Ismail, rismail@diversegreen.org Green 2.0 Releases New Tool to Support Demographic Data Collection Efforts Washington, D.C. — Today Green 2.0, an advocacy organization working to increase racial and ethnic diversity among environmental groups, released a new guide designed to support and fill in the gap of demographic data…

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Green 2.0 Calls for Congressional Committees to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Hearing Witnesses

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 30, 2021Contacts: Betsy López-Wagner, López-Wagner Strategies, blopezwagner@gmail.com (English, Español)Alfredo Ramirez, ALRAS Digital, alfredo@alrasdigital.com (English, Español) Green 2.0 Calls for Congressional Committees to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Hearing Witnesses Washington, D.C.— Today, Green 2.0 sent a letter to 15 Congressional committees with jurisdiction over environmental and climate-related policy issues,…

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Big Green Once Again Facing Allegations

“Environmental organizations cannot continue to allow fear to define workplaces for staff of color,” Jimenez said. “Unfortunately, in the case of Defenders of Wildlife, as with many other environmental organizations, the intimidation and culture of fear came directly from the top. Leadership of environmental organizations cannot on one hand say they want to diversify and on the other suppress the voices of their staff of color and prevent real action on diversity, inclusion, and racial equity.”

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Audubon Change in Leadership Opens Door for Opportunity

For Immediate Release: April 21, 2021Contact: Andrés Jimenez, ajimenez@diversegreen.org, 773-807-2181 Audubon Change in Leadership Opens Door for Opportunity Washington, D.C.— The Executive Director of Green 2.0, Andrés Jimenez, issued the following statement after the National Audubon Society CEO stepped down due to charges of “permitting an atmosphere marked by systemic racism, gender discrimination, intimidation and…

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Statement from Executive Director Andres Jimenez on White House Discretionary Request

Statement from Executive Director Andres Jimenez on White House Discretionary Request.

Statement from Executive Director Andres Jimenez on White House Discretionary Request. In response to the White House’s discretionary request to Congress Green 2.0 Executive Director Andres Jimenez said: “The FY22 White House discretionary request includes critical provisions to addressing racial inequity and environmental justice including a framework to ensure that 40% of all climate benefits reach…

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Audubon Society Allegations Are a Moment for Aggressive Introspection in the Environmental Movement

For Immediate Release: November 12, 2020 Contact: Daniel Herrera, dherrera@rabengroup.com, 213-694-3353 Audubon Society Allegations Are a Moment for Aggressive Introspection in the Environmental Movement Washington, D.C — The Executive Director of Green 2.0, Andrés Jimenez, issued the following statement after news reports detailed allegations of “a culture of retaliation, fear and antagonism toward women and…

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Green 2.0 Announces Andrés Jimenez as New Executive Director

For Immediate Release: June 29, 2020 Contact: Daniel Herrera, 213-694-3353, dherrrera@rabengroup.com Green 2.0 Announces Andrés Jimenez as New Executive Director Washington, D.C — The Board of Directors for Green 2.0, an independent advocacy campaign to increase racial diversity among environmental organizations, announced on Monday that long-time environmental advocate Andrés Jimenez will serve as Green 2.0’s next Executive…

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An Open Letter to Major U.S. Environmental Foundations Critical to Racial Justice

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2020 Contact: Daniel Herrera, 213-694-3353, dherrrera@rabengroup.com An Open Letter to Major U.S. Environmental Foundations Critical to Racial Justice Dear Presidents, Chief Executive Officers and Executive Directors of the nation’s top 40 foundations critical to funding work on conservation and environmental issues: As the nation continues to grapple with the deaths of…

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