Artists of Color at Heart of Environmental Movement

Artist Favianna Rodriguez and political commentator Van Jones have a lot in common. They both came up through the grassroots activism scene of the Bay Area in the late 1990s. They both run non-profit organizations/initiatives — respectively, CultureStrikeand Green for All — that seek to provide environmental justice for communities of color. And they’re both on a mission to shake up the environmental movement by putting artists from diverse backgrounds at the forefront of the drive to combat global warming. Featured art includes: CultureStrike and JustSeeds "We are the Storm" climate change portfolio, featuring work by Favianna Rodriguez, Meredith Stern, and Nicolas Medina "Brother Earth," featuring Boots Riley and Josh Healey, produced by Movement Generation "Climate Warrior,"... read more
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