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
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
Increasing food sovereignty in the Mariana and Micronesia region.
Founder & Executive Director, Herbicide Free Campus
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
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
Preparing youth of color to address environmental racism and the climate crisis.
Organizer, AMMD Pine Grove Project
Supporting the development of the future generation of African American environmentalists from Cumberland, Virginia.
Associate Professor & Interim Associate Dean, Tennessee State University
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
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)
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
Elevating voices, and building networks for local, national, and international climate solutions in Alaska.
Co-founder, Climate Health Now
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
Accelerating a land and water protectors initiative within Indigenous communities in Virginia.
Founding Principal, Greenbank Associates
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
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.