Bianca Lopez

Bianca Lopez Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Pushing forward environmental justice in Stanislaus County. Region Stanislaus County, CA Affiliations & Roles Co-Founder & Project Director, Valley Improvements Project     Bianca is a resident of California’s Central Valley, born in Guadalajara, Mexico and raised in Los Angeles, California. She is a bilingual Chicana mother of…

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Issamar Pichardo

Issamar Pichardo Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Empowering health professionals to stand up against climate change for climate health in California Region Colorado Affiliations & Roles Protégete Community Organizer, Conservation Colorado/ Protégete     Issamar is passionate about helping others and helping the Earth, which she has supported through her Bachelor’s degree in Geography with…

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Brady Anne Seals

Brady Anne Seals Profile

Brady Anne Seals Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Advocating for clean energy and technology in the household energy sector. Region Colorado, USA Affiliations & Roles Manager, RMI’s Carbon-Free Buildings Program     Brady Seals is a manager in (formerly Rocky Mountain Institute) Carbon-Free Buildings program. Here she leads the program’s work on air quality and…

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Stephanie Hicks Willett

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

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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