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Community-Scale Energy: Models, Strategy and Racial Equity View

Community-Scale Energy: Models, Strategy and Racial Equity

We are all facing the threats of climate change. From superstorms like Katrina and Sandy to wildfires across Colorado, we are losing homes, businesses and lives. In the face of these threats, how are communities, particularly frontline communities, innovating, adapting and mitigating the impacts of climate change? We created this scan of community-scale energy projects to document strategies and models that communities are using to fight climate change by reducing our reliance on dirty energy.

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Maya Wiley Steps Down as CSI President to Accept New Position in the Office of the Mayor of New York City

February 18, 2014 For Immediate Release Media Contact: Dennis Chin Phone: 212-248-2785 x1450; Email: dchin@thecsi.org... Read more > View all press Releases >

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Contact Dennis Chin: Email: dchin(at)thecsi.org; Phone: 212-248-2785 x1450


 

Blog

How the Legacy of Chavez Continues Today

Today, in celebration of Chavez and the many other community organizers who demanded a better system for farmworkers, we lift up those in our community who continue to push for a more just and racially equitable society alongside those most marginalized and left-behind by our unjust food system. At CSI, we work alongside these workers and organizers to expose the inequities in our food system and to identify policy strategies to transform this system, from farm to fork, so that everyone, including workers of color, can support themselves and their families and benefit from healthy, accessible food.

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How Policy Creates Racial Health Disparities

On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014, CSI’s Simran Noor delivered a presentation at the W.K Kellogg Foundation’s First Food Forum in San Antonio, Texas. This was the Foundation’s second meeting of advocates doing first food work. Attendees shared best practices, challenges, trends and opportunities, along with emerging research, focused on ensuring that more children benefit from breast milk as their first food experience. In her presentation, Simran examined the connections between policy, race and place and how these connections create health disparities across race.

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Maya Wiley Steps Down to Assume New Role in De Blasio Administration

After 12 years of leading the Center for Social Inclusion (CSI), Maya Wiley will be stepping down as President to accept a new position as Counsel to New York City [...]

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