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Environmental Justice
& Civic Engagement

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Working at the intersection of social inequity and the ecological crisis.

Low-income communities and communities of color across the United States are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. CEE works to connect the global and national climate discussion to local communities and faith leaders and to empower religious and spiritual organizations at the local level to lead the charge in raising public consciousness about these challenges and the changes that need to be made.

Meet the team

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Meet Catherine Flowers

Catherine is CEE’s Environmental Justice & Civic Engagement Fellow and founder of the Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise Community Development Corporation (ACRE).
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From the blog

Rural Poverty in California: Is the American Dream Drying Up in California’s Central Valley?

Change is not an easy thing to do especially when only one person is doing it. In Central California, that person’s name was Nettie Morrison who by strength of will,  a good amount of political acumen, and a community ready for new life, was able to bring change and hope… Read more

Statement from the Gathering of Indigenous Spiritual Elders of South America & The Abya Yala

The process of unification of spiritual leaders around the world is taking place. CEE’s Original Caretakers Program Director, Mindahi Bastida recently participated in one such gathering of Indigenous Spiritual Elders of South America & The Abya Yala.  In order to take the next step among the Latin American peoples, native… Read more