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Earthjustice is a nonprofit environmental law organization seeking to use the law and national as well as local partnerships to protect public health, wildlife, and natural habitats, as well as advance clean energy to combat climate change. An easy way to support their work is by signing up for their Action Alerts, which are text messages about breaking news and actions, including petitions and public comment periods. Check out the “Action” link below to learn more.

Link: Earthjustice [ https://earthjustice.org/ ]

Action: Action Center [ https://earthjustice.org/action ]

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Climate Justice Alliance

Climate Justice Alliance is a national network of local environmental justice groups. The alliance focuses on inclusion, frontline communities, and a just transition. Find a group to join and/or support financially below.

Link: Climate Justice Alliance [ https://climatejusticealliance.org/about/ ]

Action: Find a Local Environmental Justice Group [ https://climatejusticealliance.org/members-of-the-alliance/ ]

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Delta Institute

Delta Institute is a solution provider in various aspects of the environmental, social, and economic landscape around the Midwest. Utilizing various tools and processes, Delta is adept at finding key areas to target for transformation and improvements that benefit all stakeholders in sustainable ways. Recent projects include green infrastructure, resiliency and community planning, conservation/stewardship, remediation/redevelopment, and waste reduction and reuse.

Link: Delta Institute [ https://delta-institute.org/ ]

Action: Get Involved [ https://delta-institute.org/get-involved/ ]

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Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth International is a decentralized organization of autonomous groups with a shared perspective on today’s most pressing environmental and social issues. Friends of the Earth International envisions a world where communities live in harmony with nature, ensuring both environmental and social justice, as well as human dignity. They seek to reverse environmental destruction and empower women, indigenous peoples, and local communities, working in solidarity for a brighter future free of neoliberalism, corporate control, and militarism.

Link: Friends of the Earth International [ https://www.foei.org/ ]

Action: Find a Member Group [ https://www.foei.org/who-are-friends-of-the-earth/member-groups/ ]

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Green New Deal Network

The Green New Deal Network is a coalition of grassroots, labor, climate, and environmental justice organizations. Their goal is to pass local, state, and national policies for economic, environmental, and social justice.

 Link: Green New Deal Network [ https://www.greennewdealnetwork.org ]

Action: Take Action [ https://act.greennewdealnetwork.org/letter/side-deal-followup-petition/ ]

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Hip Hop Caucus

This organization, founded by Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr., uses the power of cultural expression to empower frontline communities. Its areas of focus are strengthening democracy, climate change and environmental justice, civil and human rights, and economic justice.

Link: Hip Hop Caucus [ https://hiphopcaucus.org ]

Action: Action Center [ https://hiphopcaucus.org/action-center/ ]

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Indigenous Environmental Network

The Indigenous Environmental Network is an established grassroots network of indigenous people addressing environmental and economic justice issues. The Indigenous Environmental Network is focused on building the capacity of indigenous communities and governments to protect sacred sites, land, water, air, and natural resources, and to build healthy and economically-sustainable communities.

Link: Indigenous Environmental Network [ https://www.ienearth.org/ ]

Action: Educational and News Blog [ https://www.ienearth.org/current-news/ ]

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Intersectional Environmentalist

The Intersectional Environmentalist seeks to empower and bring joy to people of color and other marginalized communities by emphasizing the work of diverse people in environmental justice, providing resources and networking opportunities, and inspiring a new generation of environmentalists from all walks of life.

Link: Intersectional Environmentalist [ https://www.intersectionalenvironmentalist.com/ ]

Action: Podcast [ https://www.intersectionalenvironmentalist.com/podcast ]

Action: Services [ https://www.intersectionalenvironmentalist.com/services ]

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Latino Climate Justice Framework

The Latino Climate Justice Framework is a report and policy framework building on the history of Latinx environmental leadership. Its focus areas are environmental and economic justice, protecting frontline communities, and equitable representation.  The Framework is a very important resource for organizations and individuals who want to learn more about and take action for environmental justice.

Link: Latino Climate Justice Framework [ https://www.lcjf.greenlatinos.org ]

Action: Explore Local and Regional Partners [ https://www.lcjf.greenlatinos.org ]

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Sunrise Movement

The Sunrise Movement is a grassroots movement to stop climate change and create jobs by fighting corporate influence and electing leaders who prioritize the health and wellbeing of all people. This is a diverse group committed to community and coalition building, anti-racism, and nonviolent action.

Link: Sunrise Movement [ https://www.sunrisemovement.org/principles/?ms=Sunrise%27sPrinciples ]

Action: How to Take Action with Sunrise [ https://www.sunrisemovement.org/take-action/ ]

Transition Network Logo


TransitionNetwork.org is a movement of communities working together towards a low-carbon, socially just future, encouraging active participation in society and a culture of care for one another. They use participatory methods to set up environmental initiatives such as renewable energy projects, re-localizing food systems, and creating community and green spaces.

Link: TransitionNetwork.org [ https://transitionnetwork.org ]

Action: Get Involved [ https://transitionnetwork.org/get-involved/ ]