TCLP Delegation at #COP27
The Chisholm Legacy Project (TCLP) Founder & Executive Director Jacqueline Patterson, Advisory Board Chair Kathy T. Egland, and Alignment Initiative Co-Manager Denise Abdul-Rahman will be attending the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Their delegation will be joined by the Fulbright Scholar Paloma Pavel, Founder and President of Earth House Center.
Welcome Black Veteran Organizations
Vision: Lift the existence and narratives of Black Veterans of African Descent, especially Black Women who are often overlooked. We want to showcase leadership, skills, talents and provide a Just Transition pathway of opportunities. Many Veterans are deployed due to natural disasters such as hurricanes, Tsunamis. These disasters are escalated by climate changing. Veteran lives…
Climate Crisis Hits Children of Color First & Worst
Join us for the next installment of our webinar series: The Racism that Upends the Cradle: Climate Change & Children’s Environmental Health.
Lessons Become Traditions
Tradition is described as “a belief or behavior passed down within a group or society with symbolic meaning or special significance with origins in the past.”
Champagne Tastes and Beer Money
In the late 9th century, champagne denoted luxury and class. Beer on the other hand, is not only the most popular alcoholic beverage, but it describes a more affordable lifestyle. Beer is commonly associated with the “working class”, while champagne is usually associated with the “one percenters” or the wealthy. The phrase “champagne taste and…
The Language of Love–Listening and Learning Life Lessons Through Language
The second segment of Picking Greens and Being Green – Lessons from African American Mothers on Culture, Conservation and Community, entitled “The Language of Love–Listening and Learning Life Lessons Through Language”, focuses on Culture and Community and the knowledge our mama’s and mother figures imparted to us through sayings, quotes and language. My guests –…
Announcing a preview of Policies for the People
The Chisholm Legacy Project (TCLP) is a Black liberation organization rooted in the Just Transition Framework. We are committed to supporting Black-led frontline climate justice work with the resources and tools necessary to advance systems change on the path towards liberation. We are excited to share Policies For The People with you as one of…
Report: The Racism that Upends the Cradle
Black children experience the trauma of racism even before they are born, and are confronted throughout their lives by a system designed not to support them. This report from The Chisholm Legacy Project and Children’s Environmental Health Network details heartbreaking statistics that represent the lived realities of millions of Black children across the nation due…
Picking Greens & Being Green: Lessons from Black Mamas on Culture, Conservation and Community
As children, our kinfolks, particularly the women – mothers, grandmothers, aunts, cousins and others, shared their sage wisdom and customs with us; about safety, love, intelligence, community, the environment and more. That wisdom and knowledge and those beliefs and customs, passed from generation to generation, become family traditions.
Report: Connecting Gender Justice & Climate Justice
Today we are excited to release our report on the intersection of gender justice and climate justice! We began this research when some of us noticed a pointed silence around the issues of women, femmes, and gender diverse people in the climate justice arena, while others were noticing that folks were woefully unaware of the…