Green for All

Green for All
Founded: 2007

Mission:
To build an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty.

About the Organization:
Green for All was launched at the by Van Jones, who recently left the nonprofit to become special advisor for green jobs, enterprise, and innovation in the Obama Administration. The organization advocates for local, state, and federal commitments to job creation, training, and entrepreneurial opportunities in the emerging green economy, with the goal of creating well-paid green-collar jobs, safer streets, and healthier communities, especially for low-income individuals, who suffer disproportionately from pollution-related health issues.

Current Programs:
At the federal level, Green for All advocates for policies that would put Americans to work retrofitting the nation for clean energy use, including the creation of a , a , and a . The organization also promotes the creation of at the ; works to foster a green jobs movement through its and programs; and works with businesses to ensure access for people from disadvantaged backgrounds as workers, consumers, and entrepreneurs.

Web Site:
The Green for All Web site provides various , including and as well as a and . Visitors to the site also can learn in the green-collar jobs movement; to the organization; or follow Green for All on , , , and .

Funding:
Green for All is funded by the , which has received funding for the organization from individuals, foundations, and other groups.

Contact: Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, Ceo
Phone: (510) 663-6500
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