Meet The Leaders of the 2020 U.S. Women’s Earth Alliance Grassroots Accelerator

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

Oakland, California

Building individual and communal immunity by providing access to essential foods and medicines to all.

Climate Justice Popular Education Manager, The Chisholm Legacy Project: A Resource Hub for Black Frontline Climate Justice Leadership

Fellow, North Carolina IGNITE

Raleigh, North Carolina

Activating youth to grow climate action.

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

Burlington, North Carolina

Teaching cultural lessons and self-sustainment through indigenous seed gardening.

Senior Program Manager, Community Impact at Foundation for California Community Colleges

Community Development Volunteer, Movement Brave Entrepreneur (Movement BE)

Women in Electric Vehicles (San Diego Chapter) Member

San Diego Urban Sustainability Coalition Member

Asian Solidarity Collective Member

San Diego, California

Advancing clean mobility for communities of concern.

Womb Manager, Audiopharmacy Prescriptions
Founder & Creative Director, love/speak productions

Bay Area, California

Providing a sonic, visual, and performative journey of decolonization, healing, and co-liberation to activate sustainable systems.

Just Transition Coordinator Fellow, Micronesia Climate Change Alliance

Climate Justice Alliance

Talofofo, Guam

Increasing food sovereignty in the Mariana and Micronesia region.

Founder & Executive Director, Herbicide Free Campus

Berkeley, California

Eliminating the spraying of toxic herbicides at every school in the United States.

Founder, Virginia Free Farm 

Stakeholder, Va. Dept of Ag, EFOD Taskforce

Kents Store, Virginia

Cultivating the next generation of nature protectors through sharing knowledge in Indigenous lifeways and ethnobotany.

Founding Director, Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition

Trainer Development Team, Native Movement
Defend the Sacred Alaska, Collaborator

Alaska Climate Alliance, Alliance Coordination Team

Just Transition Collective, Collective Coordination Team

Fairbanks, Alaska

Building a community of allies to dismantle white supremacy inside of the climate change movement.

Executive Director & Founder, Mycelium Youth Network

Oakland Climate Action Coalition, Steering Committee Member

International Transformational Resilience Coalition, Steering Committee Member

Estuary Magazine, Steering Committee Member 

Urban Drawdown Initiative, Strategic Advisory Committee

Oakland, California

Preparing youth of color to address environmental racism and the climate crisis.

Organizer, AMMD Pine Grove Project

Cumberland, Virginia

Supporting the development of the future generation of African American environmentalists from Cumberland, Virginia.

Associate Professor & Interim Associate Dean, Tennessee State University

Nashville, Tennessee

Increasing diverse student representation in food, agricultural, and natural resource sciences and supporting young people to become environmental justice advocates.

Founder & Executive Director, LEAD (Local Environmental Action Demanded)

Member of the Cherokee Nation

Tar Creekkeeper

Vinita, Oklahoma

Repairing native land that has been polluted and damaged by industrial industries.

Communications Coordinator, Connecticut Roundtable on Climate and Jobs

Organizer, B.E.A.M (Black Environmental Activist Movement)

Hamden, Connecticut

Advocating for restorative environmental justice for African American and Black Communities through the Black Climate Network.

Climate Justice Organizer, Native Movement

Statewide Planning Committee, Fireweed Collective

Member, SustainUS

Anchorage, Alaska

Elevating voices, and building networks for local, national, and international climate solutions in Alaska.


Co-founder, Climate Health Now

Richmond, California

Empowering health professionals to stand up against climate change for climate health in California.

Delegation Leader, SustainUS

Co-Founder and Organizer, White Women for Black Lives

Co-Founder and Organizer, Fossil Free Penn

New Haven, Connecticut

Building global solidarity and grassroots solutions to the climate crisis through the Global Green New Deal.

Co-Founder, El Departamento de la Comida

OtraCosa Queer Land Collective, Borikén, Member

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Decolonizing Borikén (Puerto Rico) through food.

Founding Member, C5- Concerned Citizens of Charles City County

Providence Forge, Virginia

Designing sustainable energy solutions and fighting for environmental justice in rural Virginia. 

Climate Justice Organizer, Mothers Out Front 

Board Member, Southwest Virginia Agrarian Commons 

Member, Alliance of Native Seed Keepers

Catawba, Virginia

Accelerating a land and water protectors initiative within Indigenous communities in Virginia.

Founding Principal, Greenbank Associates

Oakland, California

Decarbonizing and eliminating fossil fuels dependence in public schools in the Bay Area, California.

Training Manager, Climate Advocacy Lab

New York, New York

Empowering BIPOC communities to create racial justice in the climate movement.

Co-Founder, Micronesia Climate Change Alliance

Board Member, Climate Change Resiliency Commission on Guam

Guam Green Growth

Climate Reality Project

Tamuning, Guam

Creating solutions to the plastic crisis in Guam and Micronesia.

Co-Executive Director & Founder, Hope To Thrive

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Improving nutrition and reducing stress for food insecure populations.