âTo help President Biden tackle the problem of global warming, we will need everyoneâ¦ to be involved. I am so happy that we have young people leading the way on these issues so that we can all unite, make our voices heard, do whatever we need to do to save our planet and make this green energy work … ”
– Dolores Huerta
“Knowledge is power and this power promotes action.”
– Alexandria VillaseÃ±or
“What inspired me to take action is the need to stand up for many low-income first generation students who do not always have the language to talk about environmental policy or environmental justice …”
– Isaias Hernandez
“[The Biden Administrationâs] the very first Justice40 initiative requires us to double our existing commitments and we are looking at everything within the Department of Energy, every program that we have … and we ask how does that help the communities that have been left behind? account, how do we increase diversity in innovation and how do we ensure that we have underserved communities at the table and listening to make sure we are doing things right.
– Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm
Watch the full conversation here. Learn more about the Justice40 Initiative here.