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BlogNews ( ) This year has been a tough one for teachers and the many students and parents navigating the education system during the pandemic. Josh Mcguire, a program manager at the school gardening nonprofit Big Green, is familiar with this on both a personal…
Climate Victory Garden, gardening
BlogNews ( ) With COVID-19 millions of Americans will want to vote by mail. But the Trump Administration is removing USPS mailboxes and sorting machines which will make it difficult to process millions of ballots. Take action to ensure all citizens can vote.
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BlogNews ( ) Find out how to go green and buy sustainable clothes when you're shopping online. Here are five tips!
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BlogNews ( ) with Liana Foxvog, Crisis Response Coordinator, Worker Rights Consortium What has happened in the garment industry during COVID-19? Store closings amidst the lockdowns caused a sharp decline in spending on apparel. In the span of a month, consumer…
workers rights, garments, COVID-19
BlogNews ( ) Since 1998, Owen Wormser has been designing and building landscapes with a focus on sustainability, regeneration, and beauty. His work is rooted in perspective and expertise drawn from landscape architecture, horticulture, permaculture, organic…
meadow
BlogNews ( ) Amazon says it stands with Black communities; Amazon also says it cares about solutions to climate change and climate justice. But here’s the thing, actions speak louder than words. Last year, Amazon’s carbon footprint increased by 15%. And despite…
Amazon, racial justice, climate justice, workers rights, energy
BlogNews ( ) Avoid the unnecessary packaging and pollution you get with grocery shopping.
Climate Victory Garden
BlogNews ( ) We can all take action in our daily lives to support Black communities economically with our spending and investing
Black-owned business, Black communities
BlogNews ( ) Individuals throughout our food supply chains are risking their health to ensure food makes it to our tables.
essential wokers
BlogNews ( ) Green America condemns the killing of George Floyd who is one of so many Black people killed by the police.
Black Lives Matter, George Floyd
BlogNews ( ) It's time to vote climate denier Lee Raymond off of JP Morgan Chase's board.
climate crisis, shareholder activism, JPMorgan Chase Bank
BlogNews ( ) These businesses are showing what a green economy is all about in the midst of Covid 19.
green business, zero waste, sustainability, fair trade, community co-op
BlogNews ( ) Even if you're physical distancing, you can still find garden supplies like soil, seeds, and tools by supporting small and local businesses.
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BlogNews ( ) We must address the racism of the original victory gardening movement to reclaim it for today's communities and the climate.
victory garden
BlogNews ( ) We must apply an environmental justice lens when allocating COVID-19 resources and supporting communities.
environmental justice
BlogNews ( ) COVID-19 is a crisis and call to humanity for a better way forward. We need to build a green economy to protect people and the planet.
COVID-19
BlogNews ( ) Flushable wipes shouldn't be flushed. Doing so is causing dangerous problems.
flushable wipes
BlogNews ( ) Research from around the world demonstrates time and again that companies that value women’s leadership, and societies where women have economic opportunity, do better, and gender lens investing supports this.
investing in women, gender lens investing
BlogNews ( ) Green America welcomes five new board members: Bama Athreya, Eleanor Greene, Julie Lineberger, Carolyn Parrs, and Brady Quirk-Garvan. 
Green America
BlogNews ( ) It’s officially been one year since Verizon issued a $1 billion green bond to help the company reach its goal of 50 percent clean energy by 2025.
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