Our climate is altering. It's clearly a huge deal. And despite some valiant efforts, society as a whole is probably not prepared. And this means that those less-well-off in our communities — our most vulnerable neighbors — will be even more susceptible to harm once the tangible impacts of climate change converge on this region.Read more
On Friday July 15th, Vien Truong was honored with the White House Champions of Change for Climate Equity Award for her work to end environmental racism and empower communities of color to join the fight against climate change. Truong is the director of Green For All, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty.Read more
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, July 15, the White House will recognize ten individuals from across the country as “White House Champions of Change for Climate Equity.” The White House selected these individuals for their work empowering low-income and underserved communities to prepare for and adapt to climate change. These leaders have initiated powerful changes to ensure that those most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change have the resources they need to thrive and build resilient communities.
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An East Bay woman is one of 10 people from across the country who will be recognized by the White House Friday for helping low-income and underserved communities prepare for and adapt to a changing climate.Read more