Washington Post: Diversity progress slows at environmental groups, survey finds
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Washington Post – December 14, 2022
By Maxine Joselow
The report from Green 2.0, an independent campaign working to increase racial and ethnic diversity in the environmental movement, underscores the challenges facing green groups as they seek to recruit and retain diverse staffs that look like the communities they serve.
It comes as many groups focus their advocacy on assisting communities of color and low-income neighborhoods that have historically borne the brunt of environmental hazards, including extreme weather events fueled by climate change.
The details: Environmental groups on average have 100 people of color among full-time staff, up from 75 people in 2017, when Green 2.0 started collecting this data.
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