Resources

Environmental Voting

2015 Environmental Attitudes survey by EarthJustice & Green Latinos shows that Latino voters have a strong commitment to conservation, the environment, and how climate change affects their communities: http://earthjustice.org/features/poll-latino-opinion

 

California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Releases Results of New Statewide Poll on California Voters’ Environmental Values, Press Release, Oct 4, 2012, http://www.clcvedfund.org/what-we-do/research-and-polls/latinos/new-statewide-latino-environmental-poll/latino-poll-release/


3 Year Polling Analysis: Latinos Clearly Value Conservation
, HECHO, Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting & Outdoors, August 20, 2014, http://www.hechoonline.com/tag/latino-vote/


New Report Shows Overwhelming Latino Support for Conservation, Underscores Potential Impact on Mid-term Elections in Western States,
Hispanic Access Foundation, August 20, 2014 http://hispanicaccess.org/news/new-report-shows-overwhelming-latino-support-conservation-underscores-potential-impact-mid-term


Building a Broader Conservation Movement,
Mark Tercek and Hazel Wong, The Nature Conservancy, February 28, 2014, http://blog.nature.org/conservancy/2014/02/28/building-a-broader-conservation-movement/


Wait, who says people of color don’t care about the climate?
Brentin Mock, grist, November 3, 2014,

http://grist.org/climate-energy/wait-who-says-people-of-color-dont-care-about-the-climate/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Daily%2520Nov%25203&utm_campaign=daily


Sovereignty the Main Course at Good Food Movement Conference,
New American Media, Khalil Abdullah June 1, 2014 http://newamericamedia.org/2014/06/sovereignty-the-main-course-at-good-food-movement-conference.php


Why Minorities are Greener than the Rest of the Population,
Marina Fang, Climate Progress July 29, 2013, http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/07/29/2360971/why-minorities-are-greener-than-the-rest-of-the-population/


The Policy Priorities and Issue Preferences of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders,
National Asian American Survey, September 2012 http://www.naasurvey.com/resources/Home/NAAS12-sep25-issues.pdf


Race, Ethnicity & Public Responses to Climate Change
Anthony Leiserowitz, George Mason University 2010, http://www.climateaccess.org/resource/race-ethnicity-and-public-responses-climate-change


Most Latinos want government action on climate change, poll finds,
Tony Barboza, LA Times, January 24, 2014 http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-latinos-climate-change-poll-20140124-story.html#ixzz2rMFaitan


Ethnic Voters Want Environmental Protections, but do Their Lawmakers?
Ngoc Nguyen, May 12, 2014 http://newamericamedia.org/2014/05/ethnic-voters-want-environmental-protections-but-do-their-lawmakers.php


Playing the Environment Card: A Winning Strategy for Mobilizing Latinos in 2014,
Adrian Pantoja, Latino Decisions, October 22, 2014, http://www.latinodecisions.com/blog/2014/10/22/playing-the-environmental-card-a-winning-strategy-for-mobilizing-latinos-in-2014/


Americans of Color put Whites to Shame on Climate,
Sara Bernard, grist, September 26, 2014, http://grist.org/news/americans-of-color-put-whites-to-shame-on-climate/


Voters of Color and Conservation–Key National Survey Findings,
October 2009, Public Opinion Strategies and Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin & Associates Public Policy Analysis,
Read the report

 

 

Environmental Justice

Everybody’s Movement: Environmental Justice and Climate Change, Angela Park, December 2009, Environmental Support Center,
http://kresge.org/library/everybodys-movement-environmental-justice-and-climate-change


Coast Salish Unite Against Tripling Capacity of Kinder Morgan Tar Sands Pipeline,
Indian Country Today Media Network, Terri Hansen, Oct 27, 2014 http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/10/27/coast-salish-unite-against-tripling-capacity-kinder-morgan-tar-sands-pipeline-157543


EPA Climate Justice Blog: Working with Municipalities and Communities to Bring New Solutions to Old Problems,
Suzanne Murray with John Blevins, Indian Country Media Today, November 4, 2014, http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/11/04/epa-climate-justice-blog-working-municipalities-and-communities-bring-new-solutions-old


Saving a Local Marsh Protects Parchester Village from Rising Seas Richmond Pulse, Edgardo Cervano-Soto, June 11, 2014
http://richmondpulse.org/saving-a-local-marsh-protects-one-neighborhood-from-rising-seas/


Pollution, Poverty and People of Color: Living with Industry,
Jane Kay and Cheryl Katz, June 4, 2012 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/pollution-poverty-people-color-living-industry/


Pollution, Poverty and People of Color: Can Multiculturalism Create Environmental Justice?
Cheryl Katz and Jane Kay, June 5, 2012, http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/can-multiculturalism-create-environmental-justice/


Study: African American Exposure to Polluted Air 38% Higher than Whites,
AFRO Staff, April 25, 2014, http://afro.com/study-african-american-exposure-to-polluted-air-38-higher-than-whites/


Environmental Harmony,
James Mills, High Country News, February 2010 http://www.hcn.org/greenjustice/blog/environmental-harmony


Environmental justice works-and these folks show us how,
Brentin Mock, grist, September 18, 2014 http://grist.org/cities/environmental-justice-works-and-these-folks-show-us-how/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Daily%2520Sept%252018&utm_campaign=daily

 

 

Tribes and the Environment

 

Eastern Cherokee Ban Forbids Fracking on its Sovereign Lands, Indian Country Today Media Network, ICTM Staff, October 20, 2014 http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/10/20/eastern-cherokee-band-forbids-fracking-its-sovereign-lands-157437


10 Environmental Victories and Triumphs of 2013,
Indian Country Today Media Network Dec 31, 2013, http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/12/31/10-environmental-victories-and-triumphs-2013-152924


Tribes, Youth, Faith, and Science Leaders Focus on Environment,
Dustin Bleizeffer, Wyofile, October 13, 2014, http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/10/13/tribes-youth-faith-and-science-leaders-focus-environment-157314


Blackfoot Confederacy Battles Oil & Gas Developer for Sacred Badger-Two Medicine Origin Site,
Teri Hansen, Indian Country Media Network, November 11, 2014, http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/11/12/blackfeet-battling-oil-gas-developer-sacred-badger-two-medicine-origin-site-157808

 

Diversity and the Environmental Movement

The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations: Mainstream NGOs, Foundations & Government Agencies, Written by Dorceta Taylor, Ph.D.; Commissioned by Green 2.0
Read the report


The Racial Gap on Global Warming,
FiveThirtyEight, Harry Enten, Sept 23, 2014 http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/the-racial-gap-on-global-warming/


The Environmental Movement’s Unfunded Army,
Stanford Social Innovation Review, Danielle Deane and Melissa Bradley, April 22, 2014 http://www.ssireview.org/blog/entry/the_environmental_movements_unfunded_army


Are there two different versions of environmentalism, one “white,” one “black”?
Brentin Mock, grist July 31, 2014, http://grist.org/climate-energy/are-there-two-different-versions-of-environmentalism-one-white-one-black/


Think people of color don’t care about the environment? Think again,
Brentin Mock, grist, July 29, 2014, http://grist.org/people/think-people-of-color-dont-care-about-the-environment-think-again/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Daily%2520July%252030&utm_campaign=daily


In the fight for bike-safe streets, we’ll need everyone to join the ride,
Sara Bernard, grist, November 1, 2014,
http://grist.org/news/in-the-fight-for-bike-safe-streets-well-need-everyone-to-join-the-ride/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Daily%2520Nov%25203&utm_campaign=daily


Green must diversify or die,
Brentin Mock, grist, August 26, 2014, http://grist.org/climate-energy/green-must-diversify-or-die/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Daily%2520Aug%252026&utm_campaign=daily


Hiking While Black: The untold story.
Boston Globe on Dr. Carolyn Finney’s research http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2014/06/20/hiking-while-black-the-untold-story-black-people-great-outdoors/ssRvXFYogkZs2e4RX3z6JP/story.html


Environmental Organizations lag behind the private sector on diversity,
Autumn Spanne, The Guardian September 4, 2014 http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/sep/04/leadership-white-male-ceo-diversity-social-justice-tokenism-student-intern-recruitment


New report expounds on old problem: Lack of diversity in green groups,
Brentin Mock, grist, July 28, 2014, http://grist.org/climate-energy/new-report-expounds-on-old-problem-lack-of-diversity-in-green-groups/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Daily%2520July%252028&utm_campaign=daily


Green Comes in Many Shades,
Kristyn Komarnicki Prism Magazine, Summer 2014, https://issuu.com/prismmagazine/docs/prism-_summer_-2014/24?e=0


Latinos Are Ready to Fight Climate Change—Are Green Groups Ready for Them?
Mark Hertsgaard, The Nation, December 5, 2012, http://www.thenation.com/article/171617/latinos-are-ready-fight-climate-change-are-green-groups-ready-them


Puzzling Lack of Ethnic Diversity in the American Environmental Movement,
Utne Reader, March/April 2012, http://www.utne.com/environment/american-environmental-movement-zm0z12mazsie.aspx#axzz3HUQ6p0ZU


Why the Environmental Movement is Not Winning,
Peter Montague, AlterNet, February 24, 2012, http://www.alternet.org/story/154290/why_the_environmental_movement_is_not_winning?page=1


Race must be part of the environmental conversation,
Fred Tutman, The Baltimore Sun, November 28, 2011, http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-environment-race-20111128-story.html


Colorful world of birding has conspicuous lack of people of color,
Martha Hamilton, National Geographic, September 23, 2014 http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/09/140923-bird-watching-diversity-environment-science/


State of the Work d5 Coalition, Successes & Challenges in creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive sector
http://www.d5coalition.org/state-of-the-work-2014/


“Diversifying the American Environmental Movement”
by Charles Jordan & Marcelo Bonta
Read the chapter


“Diversifying the Conservation Movement”
by Charles Jordan & Marcelo Bonta
Read the article


Diversity and the Future of the U.S. Environmental Movement
http://environment.research.yale.edu/publication-series/environmental_politics_and_management/5175

 

Other

 

Oregon’s Latino Leaders are Raising the bar in green building, Stephen Aigiuer, Portland Business Journal, August 16, 2012, http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/sbo/2012/08/oregons-latino-leaders-are-raising.html?page=all


This Southside Chicago neighborhood is about to become a national park,
Lori Rotenberk, grist, November 12, 2014, http://grist.org/cities/this-southside-chicago-neighborhood-is-about-to-become-a-national-park/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Daily%2520Nov%252012&utm_campaign=daily

 


Related Webpages


D5 Coalition
http://www.d5coalition.org/about/


Diverse Environmental Leaders National Speakers Bureau
http://delnsb.com/


MELDI Multicultural Environmental Leadership Development Initiative, University of Michigan
http://meldi.snre.umich.edu/


Center for Whole Communities: Building Stronger Connections Among People, Land & Community
http://www.wholecommunities.org/


Sustainable Communities online
http://www.sustainable.org/


Center for Health, Environment & Justice
http://chej.org/


Navdanya research center: women for diversity, climate change, earth democracy
http://www.navdanya.org/

 

Hispanic Access Foundation http://hispanicaccess.org/


Idle No More
www.idlenomore.ca


Fledging Birders Institute, Focus on Diversity Forum
http://www.fledgingbirders.org/CFAB.html


Pew Research Global Attitudes Project
http://www.pewglobal.org/2014/09/02/global-migrant-stocks/


Pew Research Hispanic Trends Project
http://www.pewhispanic.org/2013/01/29/statistical-portrait-of-the-foreign-born-population-in-the-united-states-2011/


Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies—Baltimore Ecosystem Study. BES found that environmental concern is not concentrated in wealthier or predominantly white communities
, http://www.caryinstitute.org/science-program/research-projects/baltimore-ecosystem-study/communities


Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK)
www.elkkids.org


Environmental Professionals of Color (EPOC)
http://cdeinspires.org/our-services/movement-building/environmental-professionals-of-color-epoc/


Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS)
www.mannrs.org

 

Outward Bound Adventures (OBA)
www.obainc.org

 

Center for Whole Communities
www.wholecommunities.org

 

African American Outdoor Association (AAOA) on facebook
https://www.facebook.com/AAOA503

 

Environmental Justice/Environmental Racism
http://www.ejnet.org/ej/index.html

 

Principles for Environmental Justice
Click here for principles

 

WE ACT for Environmental Justice
www.weact.org

 

Organizing People – Activating Leaders (OPAL)
www.opalpdx.org


Asian Pacific Environmental Network
www.apen4ej.org


Indigenous Environmental Network
www.ienearth.org/

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