Ayanna Williams

Ayanna Williams Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Encouraging environmental resilience through community partnership and engagement. Region Decatur, GA Affiliations & Roles Director of Community and Environmental Resilience, National Recreation and Park Association     Ayanna Williams comes to NRPA as a tested leader in place-based environmentally focused nonprofits. Most recently she was the Healthy Cities…

Read More

Jessica Thrasher

Jessica Thrasher Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Educating and equipping communities to better manage water systems. Region Fort Collins, CO Affiliations & Roles Education & Outreach Manager, Colorado Stormwater Center & Colorado State University     Jessica Thrasher is the Education and Outreach Manager for the Colorado Stormwater Center at Colorado State University. She has…

Read More

Hannah Sakura Ono

Hannah Sakura Ono Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Highlighting youth voices on climate policy in Boston. Region Boston, MA Affiliations & Roles Co-Head of Andover Climate Lobby, Field Representative of Our Climate Co-Head of National CCL Youth Action Team     Hannah is a senior at Phillips Academy in Boston. She began her climate activism…

Read More

Cheryl Rogers

Cheryl Rogers Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Healing communities with resilence, education, and preparation. Region Altamonte Springs, FL Affiliations & Roles Community Captain, Centra Florida Disaster Resilience Initiative     Cheryl Denise Rogers is a lover of The Most High God, Creator of the Universe, and a strong believer in He who hung on the…

Read More

Frances Roberts-Gregory

Frances Roberts-Gregory Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Combating environmental racism through energy research and education. Region New Orleans, LA Affiliations & Roles Postdoc & Scholar-Activist & Steering Committee Member, Northeastern University & Feminist Agenda for a Green New Deal     Frances Roberts-Gregory is an ecowomanist ethnographer, feminist political ecologist, and Future Faculty Fellow in…

Read More