Principles for Environmental Justice
Guiding principles for environmental justice work that was created at the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit in 1991
WE ACT works to inform, educate, train and mobilize the predominately African-American and Latino residents of Northern Manhattan on issues that impact their quality of life – air, water, indoor pollution, toxins, land use and open space, waterfront development and usage, sanitation, transportation, historic preservation, regulatory enforcement, and citizen participation in public policy making. Committed to the Principles of Environmental Justice.
Organizing People – Activating Leaders (OPAL)
A community organization that works for environmental justice in the Portland metro area. It supports ignored communities that fight against the oppression of pollution and social injustice.
Asian Pacific Environmental Network
An organization that empowers low-income Asian Pacific Islander communities to achieve environmental and social justice
Southwest Network for Environmental and Economic Justice
An environmental justice organization that brings together activists and grassroots organizations from across the Southwest, West and border states of Mexico
Indigenous Environmental Network
An organization that addresses environmental and economic justice issues that affect Indigenous Peoples in North America and globally