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Join the Fight for Racial and Environmental Justice

“We can’t breathe, whether because of a knee on our necks or dangerous particulates in the …

New Economy Washington Frontline Community Fellowship

Greetings from Front and Centered & the People’s Economy Lab! We are excited to announce that …

Dismantling Systemic Racism to Create a Healthy Environment for All

Kurtis Robinson, President of the Spokane Chapter of the NAACP Viewed from afar, our planet appears …

Washington’s Environmental Justice Task Force Considering Initial Recommendations

David Mendoza, Front and Centered Representative to the Washington State Environmental Justice Task Force Since last …

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Bold Policies Necessary to Confront COVID-19 and Climate Crises

Our state is facing a public health and economic crisis at an unprecedented scale. The impacts …

2020 Legislative Session Review: Addressing Environmental Inequities

The recently concluded 2020 Washington Legislative Session resulted in some victories, some losses, but all around …

SW WA exerts EJ organizing muscle

“Environmental Justice is recognizing and fighting against institutionalized systems of discrimination”. – Jorge Ceullar, Vancouver area …

Yakima EJ Communities Rising

“We need a government that is truly of, by, and for the people. That means being …

What we’re fighting for in Olympia in 2020

In the 2019 Legislative Session, Front and Centered made many strides to advance equitable statewide climate …

Case Studies on Community of Color Based Organizations Pursuit of Solar Energy

Two case studies presented in this document examine the efforts undertaken by two member organizations of …

New Economy Washington: A Path Forward

We can and must work better together in support of a shared vision of an equitable and regenerative future that meets the needs of all communities within a healthy environment.

Ensuring equity in Washington’s 100% clean electricity law implementation

We have a chance now and in the coming months to shape the equity terms and objectives in how the law is administered, primarily in defining processes for energy assistance and equitable distribution of benefits