Ep 43: They Need to Know
Do we have a right to clean air and water, a stable climate, and a healthy environment? It turns out that, constitutionally, we don't. Delaware Riverkeepr, Maya van Rossum, is trying to change that by fighting for environmental protections with constitutional law. Maya and community advocate, Kate Stauffer, talk about the Green Amendment movement, the importance of community, and what it means to use and tell other people's stories for the cause.
New and Strategic Approaches Lead to Winning Results
When you focus on what is important in communities it can lead to winning results. Oceana's Jacqueline Savitz shares how their bipartisan grassroots approach has made offshore drilling a hot-button issue that is avoided by politicians who seek coastal support.
Forging Powerful Clean-Energy Partnerships
In today’s world, nonprofits and corporates are looking to take a more active role in solving societal issues and challenges. Both GRID Alternatives and Wells Fargo are focused on helping people and communities succeed in a sustained and sustainable way.
The Relevance of Diversity
Paying attention to difference matters in terms of outcomes. By understanding the relevance of diversity within every situation, The Nature Conservancy hopes to be able to further diversity, equity and inclusion in their workforce, conservation work and partnerships.
Creating Collisions between Science and Business to Face Climate Change
The Collider focuses on market-driven climate solutions in hopes to create a climate products and services industry. Learn more about the organization and how they utilize collaboration and innovation to address climate change.
Speaking for the Trees: A Unique Approach to Executive Leadership
Trees Atlanta's shared leadership structure emphasizes trust and collaboration. Their model maximizes the individual work of their organization's staff to help protect Atlanta's forests and create new green space through planting, conserving, and educating.
Rozalia Project: Strategy, Innovation and a Great Boat
Rozalia Project for a Clean Ocean’s mission is to clean and protect the ocean and conserve a healthy, thriving marine ecosystem. The organization uses innovative approaches such as their own oceanographic research vessel and crowdfunded Cora Ball to grow upon the work of traditional environmental nonprofit.
Connecting the Dots
As their campaign work has evolved to include fossil fuels and big energy, their rebrand has allowed Stand to tell a deeper story about who they are, while continuing to take on issues that threaten our communities and our environments.
Tell Your Story
Storytelling is a valuable tool for all nonprofits who are working to engage their members or a wider audience. Sharing personal stories of challenges and triumph, particularly in a relatable and emotionally engaging way, can evoke empathy for the individual, the nonprofit and the cause as a whole.
The Scrap Exchange: Where Community is Key
The Scrap Exchange is unlike anything you've seen before. Housed in a fifty-year-old movie theatre, the organization is fueled by community, creativity, and, of course, scraps in hopes of leading a Refuse Revolution.