Skip to main content

environmental justice

The Latest On: environmental justice

October 1, 2014 | Feature

Everyone has the Right to a Healthy Environment

In a teleconference, Vice President of Litigation for Healthy Communities Lisa Garcia discusses how Earthjustice is fighting to protect families and communities from issues they confront on a daily basis.

March 6, 2015 | Blog Post

Celebrating Creative Women in a Climate Crisis

Wherever Women’s History Month is observed, there are people celebrating the life and legacy of Rachel Carson, but even the wildly original Carson owed a debt to courageous women before her, including Mary Shelley.

March 4, 2015 | Blog Post

Protecting The Environment Protects Us All

Darrell Byers, Vice President of Development at Earthjustice, describes the moment that he realized that the violation of the environment is a civil rights issue.

March 3, 2015 | Blog Post

Black Futures Must Involve Environmental Justice

Black Lives Matter leaders brilliantly reframed Black History Month to use each day in February to focus on a separate cultural or political issue facing African Americans.

February 27, 2015 | Blog Post

At the Feet of My Ancestors

My grandparents treated all living things with respect, and from them I learned a deep appreciation for nature and a respect for animals.

February 20, 2015 | Blog Post

Environmentalism Starts With Love

In recognition of Black History Month, Clean Energy Attorney Chinyere Osuala shares her story about how she became a black-female-vegan-environmentalist.

Pages

About Earthjustice

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.