Rebroadcast of November 8th 2022 GADCJC Panel: Advancing Racial Justice and Climate Reparations at the UNFCCC and Beyond

Race and racism render Afro-Descendant populations more vulnerable to both the drivers and impacts of climate change; The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Sixth Assessment Report listed colonialism not only as a driver of the climate crisis but also as an ongoing issue that is exacerbating communities’ vulnerability to climate change; The World Conference Against…

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Do You Know Who Holds the Power (and the Air, and the Heat, and the Water…)? 

By Jacqui Patterson
Founder & Executive Director, The Chisholm Legacy Project

Tomorrow, November 8th, is Election Day and all eyes are on the high-stakes races that will determine which party controls Congress. Few are paying attention to local races for Public Service Commissions (PSC) or Public Utility Commissions. But these races have an outsized impact on our lives.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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Net Zero, Gross Zero, Negative Zero. Simply put, Which One is Better?

All in for 1.5°c

Climate change is a climate emergency. This is even more imperative for communities of color and low/no income communities, including communities in the Global South – all of whom bear the brunt of extreme weather conditions. As mentioned in past blogs, historic racism is at the root of the problems and threats – very real threats – faced by these communities and countries.

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