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Environmental justice and working towards a more equitable future for all

As we enter a new chapter, EarthCorps looks towards the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as they launch a new national office dedicated to advancing environmental justice and civil rights. In support of the Biden Administration’s commitment to racial equity and civil rights, the EPA announced the foundation of a new national office which will address...

Quena Batres ’14 wins Golden Tennis Shoe Award

EarthCorps alum Quena Batres (’14) was recently awarded a 2022 Golden Tennis Shoe award for her work in increasing access to outdoor sports for women of color. Quena, alongside co-founder Liselle Pires, launched Trail Mixed Collective in early 2021. The mission of Trail Mixed is to “increase representation of women of color in outdoor sports...

EarthCorps and Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Speak Up for the Climate

On March 24th, 2022, EarthCorps joined Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and other partners as she announced the Climate Resilience Workforce Act at Hilltop Park in Burien. The Congresswoman met with our Corps Members to speak about climate resilience and the importance of investing in green jobs. Our Executive Director, Evlyn Andrade, also spoke to show her...