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Advancing Justice for All

Advancing Justice for All Action Group

The Advancing Justice for All Action Group advances community-based work that furthers sustainable environmental solutions using an equity and justice lens. This Action Group will work to ensure that the RCE Greater Atlanta prioritizes inclusive, equitable, and multi-sectoral projects that advance education and action on the 17 UN SDGS.

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Ongoing Projects

Equity Checklist

Checklist for equitable actions by the RCE Action Groups on their governance, daily activities and planning.

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Leads:

  • Miné Hashas-Degertekin, [email protected]
  • Taylor Spicer, [email protected]
  • Pamela Fann (She / Her) (Impact Energy), [email protected]
  • Equity Advocacy

    A multi Institutional Policy Group to work with local community and policy makers for more Equitable policy development in Atlanta and GA

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    Leads:

  • Pamela Fann (She / Her) (Impact Energy), [email protected]
  • Taylor Spicer, [email protected]
  • Lightning Networking Talks Series

    Various organizations, faculty, researchers, non-profits, student groups or companies from various disciplines talking shortly about their Equity projects and leading discussion for future partnerships, collaborations, resource and know-how sharing, etc. in 10 minutes. The speaker series is initiated in 2022 to establish new collaborations for existing or to form new projects among the speakers and members of the AJFA Action Group. A new project will start in the Fall 2022 with collaborations established on existing work of some speakers and prior plans of AJFA as a result of this speakers series.

    Contact us!

    Leads:

  • Miné Hashas-Degertekin (She / Her) (Kennesaw State), [email protected]
  • Emma Slater (She / Her) (Georgia Tech), [email protected]
  • Pamela Fann (She / Her) (Impact Energy), [email protected]
  • Past Projects

    Drawdown Georgia/Equity

    Examine the 20 solutions proposed by Drawdown Georgia and come up with recommendations for all


    Co-led with Business Engagement Action Group

    Contact Us!

    Leads:

  • Michael Oxman (Business Engagement Co-leader), [email protected]
  • Anne Heard (Advancing Justice for All Co-leader), [email protected]

  • Coordinator: Rebecca Watts Hull, [email protected]


    Learn more about Drawdown Georgia's solutions!

    Read About New Report Regarding Equity

    Equity Principles

    “In the context of RCE activities, it is important to recognize that equity is a culture, not just a single policy. We recognize that achieving equity is a journey that requires us to exercise principled behavior to determine and achieve our goals. We embrace and acknowledge equity as a foundational and guiding tenet of our work. The following principles help us ensure our actions and projects contribute to the development of a just and equitable society”

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    Leads:

  • Anne Heard
  • Equity Principles Final Report

    PAST LIGHTING NETWORKING TALKS

  • Anne Heard, Atlanta Metropolitan State College
  • Pamela Fann, Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance
  • Amari Foster, Transformation Alliance Atlanta
  • Taylor Spicer, Emory University, Wren’s Nest Project
  • Audrey Rader and Izze Canales, University of Georgia, MARC and Project Take Charge(Youth Engagement)
  • Unwanna Etuk, Atlanta Green Market Fair
  • Blake Engelhard, Goodr Co.
  • Emma Slater, GaTech, Use of Marine Energy (Youth Engagement)
  • Clare McCarthy & Jack Miklaucic, co-leaders of Emory Climate Coalition
  • Blythe Coleman-Mumford & Cami Sockow, Climate Programs Regional Managers for Second Nature
  • Contact Us!

    If you have questions about the Advancing Justice for All Action Group, feel free to reach out to the Leads: