Xochitl Bernadette Moreno 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 (Essential Food and Medicine) Resilient Hub Coordinator, Nor Cal Resilience Network Radio Show Host & Producer, 94.1FM KPFA Pacifia’s La Onda Bajita…

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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 Eastern Woodland Lacrosse   Crystal Cavalier-Keck is the co-founder of…

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Stephanie Hicks Willett Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Supporting the development of the future generation of African American environmentalists from Cumberland, Virginia. Region Cumberland, Virginia Affiliations & Roles Organizer, AMMD Pine Grove Project     Stephanie Hicks Willett is the granddaughter of Rev. Sam Henry Miller and Susan Taylor Miller, and the daughter of Rev.…

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Rebecca Catherine Frayser Jim Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Repairing native land that has been polluted and damaged by industrial industries. Region Vinita, Oklahoma Affiliations & Roles Founder & Executive Director, LEAD (Local Environmental Action Demanded) Member of the Cherokee Nation Tar Creekkeeper Rebecca Jim founded LEAD (Local Environmental Action Demanded) in 1997, and leads…

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Michelle Voacolo Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Creating solutions to the plastic crisis in Guam and Micronesia. Region Guam, USA Affiliations & Roles Co-Founder, Micronesia Climate Change Alliance Board Member, Climate Change Resiliency Commission on Guam Guam Green Growth Climate Reality Project   Michelle Voacolo is an advocate for improving education, public health, women’s rights…

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