Friday, December 6, 2019

Green Hopes from the Next Generation: Young Latino Advocates Environmental Goals for Obama’s (2nd) First 100 Days

While watching President Obama’s inauguration speech, Andrea Delgado felt a surge of optimism. Paradoxically, it was one of Obama’s more somber statements that gave her hope: his acknowledgement that a failure to address climate change would be “a betrayal to our children and future generations.” The President’s message of urgency resonated with her. “Latinos get […]

Latinos Believe Having More ‘Green’ Jobs Will Help the Economy

In a recent poll commissioned by the California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, two-thirds of Latinos voters identify as conservationists and overwhelmingly believe they can protect the environment and create jobs at the same time. Susana De Anda, co-director and co-founder of the Community Water Center says she agrees that “Latinos value the environment,” […]