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February 27, 2015 | Article

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 | Article

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.

February 13, 2015 | Article

No Dream Too Big Nor Journey Too Long

Adrienne Hollis shares her story about how organizer Dr. Mildred McClain inspired her to become a project attorney at Earthjustice.

October 10, 2014 | Article

Healthy Communities: EPA’s “Unfinished Business”

At Earthjustice, where I lead the organization’s Healthy Communities portfolio, I strive to look at communities holistically, thinking about identifying the different pathways to improving quality of life.

September 19, 2014 | Feature

Leveling the Playing Fields for Farmworkers

In a Q&A interview, Legislative Representative Andrea Delgado shares how her early introduction to politics and ease among unfamiliar audiences serve her well in advocating on Capitol Hill for stronger environmental health regulations for all people.

August 19, 2014 | Article

When Lobbying is a Good Thing

Lobbying is the act of attempting to influence decisions made by officials in the government. There is bad lobbying and, as I learned, there is good.

May 13, 2014 | Article

How a Biology Geek became an Ocean Lawyer

As a kid, the ocean gave me a sense of awe and belonging. I loved the other-worldly creatures of the sea and all the unexpected ways they interact with one another. I still love to be outside, in the water, exploring and observing the natural world. So why, in the name of all that is good and sensible, did I become a lawyer?

December 2, 2013 | Feature

ESA Advocate: Trent Orr

On the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, Earthjustice staff members share experiences from their work involving the landmark environmental law. Read a Q&A from Trent Orr, staff attorney in the California regional office.

November 27, 2013 | Feature

ESA Advocate: Kristen Boyles' Forests of Feathers

Attorney Kristen Boyles has spent most of her career using the Endangered Species Act to protect species like the murrelet, salmon, and another ancient forest denizen, the northern spotted owl.

November 27, 2013 | Feature

ESA Advocate: Tim Preso's Wild Life

Managing Attorney Tim Preso discusses his decade-long work to protect ecosystems and endangered species throughout the Northern Rockies region.

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