Being Black in this world, is to be #BlackandBreathless. From carcinogenic air pollution to police brutality, our environments have become sacrifice zones opposed to our sanctuary. Environments go beyond what we can see and touch, it is beyond the physical elements we isolate it to be. Our environments are made up of our access to:
Fighting for the environment means that we fight for the people in it as well-- this is why we have created Generation Green.
Generation Green is a non-profit organization for us by us. Daily, we strive to bring together and inspire Black young, and experienced leaders; activists; and artists worldwide in the environmental movement.
We aim to unite and amplify the voices, stories, and concerns of Black millennials and Generation Z while actively discussing and creating equitable solutions to the climate crisis. Our organization strives to uplift young, Black environmental leaders, give them resources, and to build a network to connect them.
Address the intersectionality of Black social justice issues through an environmental justice lens
Organize and mobilize a large movement of young, Black environmentalists
Use media to address injustices in the environment(s) of the Black experience
Build a network of Black environmentalists to center our experience(s) and cultivate a safe space
Serve as a conduit for resource allocation within our communities and the movement to amplify Black voices and solutions
Create a channel to HBCUs for young, Black environmental leaders
Pay our staff and collaborators through stipends or salaries.
Some of our goals are to:
We want to change the narrative surrounding Black youth leadership in the environmental space. Our mission is to fight for Black liberation and the environment, all in one. Join us as we build this movement with Black youth from across the world. We need your support to do this. Can you donate to our gofundme and commit to this vision?
Join us by following our Instagram @generation__green, sharing this post or getting involved by going to https://www.gen-green.org/
If you have any concerns or want to get in touch, we are available at firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank you for your time and support and are excited to be a part of change!