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Communities Rising Up to Demand Environmental Justice & Protection Using Art, Advocacy, Inspiration, Generational Connection & Dedication. From the desk of Maya van Rossum My journey to film Part III of Here’s The Story: the Green Amendment, focused on New Mexico, has been nothing short of amazing.  As powerful as my trip started off (you

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Reflections From Our Founder: What Does the Presidential Election Mean for Our Green Amendment Movement? After all the votes are counted, regardless of who is elected President, the 2020 election has left tremendous power in the hands of a Congress (House & Senate) that overwhelmingly refuses to prioritize environmental protection, and that in significant part,

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Green Amendments For The Generations is proud to announce our partnership with Art4erth! Founded by Brian van Korn and Renard Cohen, Art4erth is a platform for artists and nonprofits to come and work together to tackle climate change and save the earth. This winter, Green Amendments and Art4erth are planning a special project, so stay

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By:  Maya K. van Rossum Founder, Green Amendments For The Generations Author, The Green Amendment, Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment  Following the brutal murder of George Floyd, the American public has taken to the streets, demanding systemic change to end racism. Far from seeing this murder, or those of Tamir Rice, Michael Brown,

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September 2019 Newsletter

Presidential Candidates Mention Green Amendments – But Is This The Best For Us Strategically? Well, much to our shock and surprise, our Green Amendment movement has entered the presidential race – mentioned as an important goal by one of the presidential candidates during the CNN Climate Town Halls.  While we are thrilled that the power

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Green Amendments Reach New Milestones New York’s 1st Passage is the Big News of this Newsletter. As of April 30, 2019 the New York legislators, in both the state Assembly and Senate, voted for first passage of a proposed amendment to the NY State Constitution that would recognize and protect the inalienable right to clean

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Green Amendments – Up to Four In The Works! We now have proposals in New Jersey, New York, Maryland and West Virginia. Maya van Rossum, founder of the Green Amendment movement authored a great piece with Senator Linda Greenstein of NJ about Green Amendments.  It’s a great piece to share for those who wonder what

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By Linda Greenstein and Maya K. van Rossum A new vision for environmental protection is taking hold in America with New Jersey leading the way. The state Senate is proposing the passage of an amendment to the state’s constitutions or “Green Amendment,” that will recognize and protect an individual’s rights to clean air and water,

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