Front and Centered (formerly named Communities of Color for Climate Justice) is a coalition of racial and economic justice organizations which strives to elevate the voices and interests of communities of color to the center of public policy, community-based education and organizing, and impact investments addressing climate change.
Formed in 2014, Front and Centered comprises Washington State’s leading racial justice organizations, including: OneAmerica, Puget Sound Sage, Got Green, Latino Community Fund, Asian Pacific Islander Coalition, Washington Community Action Network, and Community-to-Community Development. Together, these organizations have a reach that spans hundreds of thousands of families and individuals for whom the impacts of climate change hold the most harmful and lasting consequences.
Your support will help Front and Centered carry-out:
- Coordinated Advocacy and Engagement: Building and coordinating leadership organizations within communities of color to elevate and catalyze efforts for equitable climate action in Washington State.
- Policy Development and Civic Action: Providing analysis and research to ensure equity is at the center of policies that effectively address climate change.
- Outreach and Mobilization: Engaging, informing and mobilizing people of color around climate justice via community education, listening sessions and social media platforms.
- Sharing the story: Implementing a media strategy elevating leaders from communities of color to speak their truths about the ways in which climate change is already making an impact in their lives and well-being.