Dana Alston

In Honor of Dana Alston 1951 – 1999 | Go to The Dana Alston - Health and Environmental Resources Track  | Dana Alston died on Aug. 7, 1999, from complications from kidney disease and the consequences of a stroke. Though she was only 47 years old, Dana was a major figure ...
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dorothy-purley

Dorothy Purley

In Honor of Dorothy Purley 1939 – 1999 |Go to The Dorothy Purley - Just Transition Workforce Development Training Track | Dorothy Purley, Laguna-Acoma Coalition, Native American Pueblo Indian, New Mexico |, a founding member of Laguna Acoma Coalition for a Safe Environment (LACSE), was one of the strongest advocates ...
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Hazel M. Johnson

In Honor of Hazel M Johnson 1935-2011 Go to the Hazel M. Johnson Eco-Cafe and Networking Event | Hazel Johnson, affectionately known as the “Mother of the Environmental Justice movement”, pioneered Environmental-Justice activism for four decades in South Side Chicago.  Mrs. Johnson’s activism began after her husband died of lung cancer in ...
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Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney

In Honor of Rev. Honorable Clementa C. Pinckney 1973 – 2015 | Go to the Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney Business Opportunities and Access to Financial Resources Track  | Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney-Laguna-Acoma Coalition, Native American Pueblo Indian, New Mexico served as Democratic state senator for South Carolina’s 45th district, and he was the ...
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