Communities of Color find solutions in Boston

When it comes to pollution and climate change, all too often people of color shoulder the greatest burden. The recent fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, California is just the latest example. We have more residents living near polluting industry. We suffer higher rates of asthma. And our neighborhoods are hit hardest by severe weather caused by climate change.

It makes sense, then, that more and more solutions to these problems are coming from communities of color.

A new report released this week by the Center for Social Inclusion highlights one of these solutions. The report, Energy Democracy: Community Innovation in Boston features the work of the Boston Workers Alliance, an organization founded by Green For All Fellow Aaron Tanaka.

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