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01 April 2021

SHAPE: The Outdoors Still Has a Major Diversity Problem

The reality is that the outdoor industry as a whole has a huge diversity problem, and it's a multifaceted issue. For example, although people of color account for about 40 percent of the U.S. population, close…
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18 February 2021

MEDIUM: Latinos envision a way forward on climate, environment Featured

As the Biden Administration has begun to take ambitious action on environmental protection and climate justice, new polling from Colorado College’s 11th annual State of the Rockies Project Conservation in the West Poll has shown that Latinos…
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18 February 2021

REDLANDS COMMUNITY NEWS: Latinos struggle to get pandemic relief

I have been a successful, self-employed business owner for 12 years, but the pandemic brought challenges like never before. My business, Bethel Estate Sales, was shut down during three months of lockdown in the spring…
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18 February 2021

CALLER TIMES: Hispanic climate advocates looking to protect the ocean

Growing up Latina, in a borderland city 12 hours away from the water, the ocean became my annual sanctuary. Every year, my family took a vacation to the Texas Gulf Coast blasting Selena albums on…
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11 February 2021

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE: Poll: People of Color Concerned for Future of Western Public Lands

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -- A recent poll of voters in Arizona and seven other western states shows increased support for conservation policies, and deep concern for the future of the region's land, water, air and…
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08 February 2021

ARIZONA MIRROR: It’s #TimeToAct on climate change and pollution for communities of color in Arizona Featured

Latino communities in Arizona are facing a series of crises — the severe public health ramifications associated with COVID-19, the ensuing economic devastation, the dire threat of climate change, and historic racial inequities. While each…
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