Interesting Greenwire article: “The green movement lacks diversity. She’s here to help.”
At the Sierra Club, the nation’s oldest environmental organization, the senior staff is around 92 percent white.
Nellis Kennedy-Howard is on a mission to improve diversity at the Sierra Club and across the mainstream environmental movement.
The 36-year-old is the organization’s first-ever director of equity, inclusion and justice. When she took the job in fall 2016, she was counting on the Sierra Club to take those issues seriously.