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ARC’s Green Equity Toolkit

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In This Twisted Hall of Mirrors

In my country, a person who dedicates his life to the grassroots achievement of social and environmental justice for oppressed people is labeled an “extremist”and “unfit for public office” by the very folks who legitimize torture and who profit widely … Continue reading

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Green For All Calling for Green Pathways Out of Poverty Community of Practice

From the text that accompanied the above video, Green For All calls for Green Pathways Out of Poverty Community of Practice: Weatherize! is a unique partnership that is bringing job to low-income neighborhoods in Newark, NJ. They are also preparing … Continue reading

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“A Good Food Manifesto for America” by Will Allen

(Re-posted from the Growing Food and Justice Initiative list-serve. Please read on. –ed.) A Good Food Manifesto for America by Will Allen, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Growing Power I am a farmer. While I find that this has … Continue reading

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White House Pledges $50 Million in Seed Capital for Social Innovation Fund

From the White House blog, Michele Jolin talks about the creation of a Social Innovation Fund: Yesterday, the President announced that he would ask Congress in the FY2010 budget to provide $50 million in seed capital for his Social Innovation Fund, … Continue reading

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Growing Power Wins Major Kellogg Grant: Award Will Help Create Green Jobs, Aid Reeling Detroit

Milwaukee – May 4, 2009 – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, one of the nation’s largest charitable organizations, has announced that Growing Power Inc. will receive $400,000 for a plan to create sustainable jobs among vulnerable urban populations. The project, called … Continue reading

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Van Jones on Green Rooftops, Green Jobs

Van Jones, author and activist, and recently appointed Special Adviser to Green Jobs on the White House Council for Environmental Quality, visits DC Green Works to talk with Sara Loveland about the environmental benefits of green rooftops, and the opportunity … Continue reading

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Green Jobs Guru Van Jones Named to Obama’s Cabinet: Alternet

(Tuesday, March 10th) See the full story on AlterNet, linked here.

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Van Jones on Goals for Green Solutions

Appearing in a profile of Van Jones, written by Elizabeth Kolbert, and published on the New Yorker website on January 12, 2009– Van Jones, founder and president of Green For All, said: “Your goal has to be to get the … Continue reading

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