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Juneteenth and Environmental Justice

Though Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, it took until June 19, 1865, for more than 250,000 African-Americans in Galveston, Texas to be liberated from the shackles of … Continue Reading →

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The Importance of a Pollinator Garden

A pollinator garden attracts pollinator species such as bees, moths, and hummingbirds with plants that provide pollen and nectar. Pollination plays an essential role in maintaining our ecosystem. Without pollinators, … Continue Reading →

butterfly trail photo of a monarch butterfly

The Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail

The Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail is a program inspired by the late Rosalynn Carter to increase the habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinators. Though the organization began in Plains, … Continue Reading →

The Nia Project (Emory/Grady)

What is the Nia Project? The Nia Project is an Emory/Grady Health System nonprofit that assists women of color in receiving mental health services. Project Nia’s mission is “to empower … Continue Reading →