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Indigenous, Immigrant, and Local Activists At The Forefront of Environmental Justice

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On this edition of Your Call, we continue our weeklong series on the climate crisis by speaking with environmental justice activists.

We’ll find out how indigenous activists, immigrant activists, and others are working to preserve forests against deforestation, and advocating for clean energy, less pollution, and green jobs in their communities. What does environmental justice mean to people on the front lines of the climate crisis?

Guests:

Gladys Limon, Executive Director atCalifornia Environmental Justice Alliance

Mychal Estrada, Organizing Director at Green For All

Tere Almaguer, environmental justice organizer with PODER

 

Web Resources:

Green For All: #FuelChange campaign 

 

Common Dreams: Expanding Carbon Offsets Will Not Solve the Climate Crisis or Protect Tropical Forests

LA Times: The world is watching as California weighs controversial plan to save tropical forests