Case study: From the Margins to the Mainstream

We are pleased to introduce From the Margins to the Mainstream, a case study highlighting the sustained efforts of policy advocates rooted in EJ communities during the Clean Power Plan (CPP).

Written by Ife Kilimanjaro and Antonio Lopez of our Research Work Group, this report highlights how grassroots-led organizing strengthened the CPP by incorporating equity and the expertise of frontline communities.

The case study examines public comments submitted by green NGOs and EJ organizations, as well as interviews with funders, greens, and grassroots leaders to find the key factors that led to the development of more equitable climate policy. Read more...