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Richard Moore Environmental Justice Leader
by June Blotnick For someone who has worked on economic, racial, and environmental justice issues for the better part of my 40+ year career, Richard Moore gave me and others at CleanAIRE NC’s recent NC BREATHE Conference a crucial reminder. Speaking with the cadence of a minister to a diverse, intergenerational audience, he emphasized that...
2021 was a year of turning points and progress for CleanAIRE NC. We of course relaunched our organization with a new name, and a new look. More than that, we moved forward on so many of our shared goals. We successfully campaigned for policies and community infrastructure projects that will accelerate our transition to a...
Thank you to everyone who was able to participate in NC BREATHE 2022! Speaker presentations and recordings of all sessions and panel discussions are now available on the event webpage. We hope you are feeling inspired and ready to build equitable climate solutions. Now the real work begins. Here are six ways you can keep...
by Kirsten Minor 2022 is shaping up to be a very pivotal year for the environment. As the world experiences more extreme weather events, the impact of climate change cannot be ignored.  Economically,  record-breaking gas prices are adding urgency to discussions about shifting away from fossil-fueled vehicles and towards clean transportation. Meanwhile, state governments are...
by Kirsten Minor If you are a student researcher who is enthusiastic about environmental justice for a healthier environment and world – WE WANT YOU! CleanAIRE NC is soliciting student research presentations on environmental justice, health disparities, climate change, and related public policy topics for NC BREATHE 2022. Posters need not directly relate to all...
by Kirsten Minor In recognition of Black History Month, we annually celebrate the lives of Black leaders, activists, and trailblazing pioneers who have shaped history in the United States and around the world. While some Black historical figures are well known, many others are less familiar due to history often being written and told from...
Kirsten is a public health professional with a demonstrated background and commitment to holistic health promotion, equity, and advocacy for historically underserved communities. Having served in various public health settings, including non-profit, local/state government, and other community-based settings, Kirsten is excited to be joining CleanAire NC. She is looking forward to listening and learning from...
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