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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Latest On: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

August 11, 2017 | Feature

DEI Action Plan

Getting to a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment both inside and outside the doors of Earthjustice.

June 22, 2017 | In the News: Michigan Radio

What EPA Budget Cuts Could Mean For Low-Income And Minority Communities

Lisa Garcia, VP of Litigation for Healthy Communities: “It would be a shame to get rid of the one office that is in touch with people, that understands what the potential burdens are of our bad environmental decisions. ... you would lose communication with so many communities, who you’re supposed to represent. Because they can’t get on their private jets, or go to D.C. every time you have a meeting on oil, or coal, or climate.”

June 20, 2017 | In the News: Grist

The Unsustainable Whiteness of Green

Chas Lopez, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Earthjustice: “When we’re representing people, we need to make sure we’re mindful and respectful and acknowledge that history of a lack of trust — based on the way that these organizations or communities feel like they’d been treated in the past.”

June 2, 2017 | Video

Protect Arecibo, Defend NEPA

The town of Arecibo used our nation’s oldest environmental law to uncover the truth behind a waste incinerator project. This is their story…

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