WEA Women in Action Xochitl Bernadette Morena Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Building individual and communal immunity by providing access to essential foods and medicines to all. Region Oakland, California Affiliations & Roles Co-Founder & Co-Director, EFAM     Xochitl Bernadette Moreno is an activist, media maker, and healer dedicated to the wellness of the…

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WEA Women in Action Moñeka De Oro Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Increasing food sovereignty in the Mariana and Micronesia region.   Region Talofofo, Guam Affiliations & Roles Just Transition Fellow, Micronesia Climate Change Alliance     Moñeka is the Just Transition Curriculum and Policy Fellow at the Micronesia Climate Change Alliance in Guam. She…

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WEA Women in Action Desiree Shelley Flores Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Accelerating a land and water protectors initiative within Indigenous communities in Virginia. Region Roanoke Area, Virginia Affiliations & Roles Climate Justice Organizer, Mothers Out Front  Board Member, Southwest Virginia Agrarian Commons  Member, Alliance of Native Seedkeepers  Member, The Harvest Collective     Desiree…

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WEA Women in Action De’Etra Jenra Young Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Increasing diverse student representation in food, agricultural, and natural resource sciences and supporting young people to become environmental justice advocates. Region Nashville, Tennessee Affiliations & Roles Associate Professor & Interim Associate Dean, College of Agriculture at Tennessee State University     Dr. De’Etra…

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WEA Women in Action Crystal Cavalier-Keck Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Teaching cultural lessons and self-sustainment through indigenous seed gardening. Region Burlington, North Carolina Affiliations & Roles Co-Founder, Seven Directions of Service Chair, Environmental Justice Committee for the NAACP Board Member, Haw River Assembly and the Women’s Resource Center     Crystal Cavalier-Keck is the…

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