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“Denying the people an opportunity to testify regarding the proposed amendment to give people the right to clean air and clean water is unfair.”  – Maya van Rossum, Founder of GAFTG Spotlight: 30min Episodes for Your 30mins on the Road The Green Genes Podcast has released new episodes from Season 2 that will smack you

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Spotlight: An Earth Day Movie Event We have an in-person event for you! Join us in person for the film screening of Here’s the Story: The Green Amendment THIS Friday, April 22nd, at 7PM EST at the Acme Screening Room in Lambertville, NJ followed by a panel of speakers featuring Senator Andrew Zwicker (Co-sponsor of

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“Part of the value of a Green  Amendment is not just its legal strength in support of advocacy and legal challenges when necessary, but it is also the moral and logical sense it makes – clean water and air, a stable climate, and a healthy environment as rights for all.  This basic truth about environmental

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“Part of the value of a Green  Amendment is not just its legal strength in support of advocacy and legal challenges when necessary, but it is also the moral and logical sense it makes – clean water and air, a stable climate, and a healthy environment as rights for all.  This basic truth about environmental

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“Green Amendments are powerful for advancing environmental justice protections by ensuring government officials are protecting the environmental rights of all people and are constitutionally prohibited from creating environmental sacrifice zones.”  – Maya K. van Rossum, Founder of Green Amendments for the Generations and author of The Green Amendment: Securing Our Rights to A Healthy Environment End

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“Our laws fundamentally fail us because it’s all about accepting and permitting pollution, not preventing it before it happens. The Green Amendment totally flips that legal regime… It has to be about preventing harm first, not just accepting it and managing it.” – Maya K. van Rossum, Founder of Green Amendments for the Generations and

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“This [New York] victory has been over five years in the making, with NY being ground zero for the national Green Amendment movement… The people of New York have made their voices heard at the ballot and secured this crucial amendment in the name of environmental justice, protection, and longevity…This victory will serve as a

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For Immediate Release: November 3, 2021 Brian Keegan: 518-441-8339 https://www.ourairourwaterny.org/ Constitutional Amendment will give every New Yorker a right to clean air & water, & a healthful environment  Albany – Yesterday, voters in New York overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the State Constitution that would add “Each person shall have a right to clean air and water,

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“With a Green Amendment, no longer can there be environmental racism or sacrifice zones. They will be constitutionally prohibited.” – Maya K. van Rossum, Founder of Green Amendments For The Generations. Donor Spotlight Robert Meek Robert “Bob” Meek, has been a supporter of Green Amendments For The Generations since its founding in 2017 and now

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We all know that Black, Hispanic, Native American and other Communities of Color are disproportionately impacted by environmental pollution and degradation. But when you actually hear the numbers it is still shocking.  Air pollution from cars, trucks and buses disproportionately hits Communities of Color here in New York with Black New Yorkers exposed to 72%

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