In the climate crisis, Black communities continue to be hit first and hardest. Yet, Black people are underrepresented across most environmental and sustainability sectors. That’s why we recruit, retain, and inspire Black students, advocates, and professionals in environmental fields to ensure that Black communities have a stake in our environmental future.
Increase Black Retention – Build community for Black individuals in environmental and sustainability sectors and catalyze mentorship to increase Black retention and career advancement.
Increase Black Recruitment – Increase access to environmental and sustainability careers, engage students, and foster channels of mentorship to increase Black recruitment in environmental fields.
Increase Black Innovation – Dismantle professional silos to spur collaboration and innovation across fields through shared community.