League of Conservation Voters Education Fund

For Support Of The Public Lands Protection Project

  • Amount
    $150,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/14/2014
  • Term
    15 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The League of Conservation Voters Education Fund works to turn environmental values into national, state, and local priorities. This renewal grant would support the Fund’s efforts to encourage the creation of three new national monuments by the middle of 2015, and to promote the adoption of other policy tools to advance conservation on public land. To accomplish this goal, the Fund will educate decision makers in federal agencies and the White House, work closely with other conservation organizations, and communicate to the public through traditional and social media.
About the Grantee
Address
1920 L Street, N.W., Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
Grants to this Grantee
for the Chispa program  
Chispa is a Spanish word that translates to "spark." This program within the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund aims to deepen engagement with Latino communities on climate and clean energy issues. Latinos are among the worst impacted and least involved in mainstream environmental groups, yet are among the most committed to supporting strong action to curb climate pollution. Through community-based organizing and issue campaigns, Chispa achieves local wins, led by Latino families, that create momentum for strong nationwide action on climate change. Chispa’s work also helps mainstream environmental organizations become more inclusive and diverse so they can better represent all communities in the U.S.
for the Chispa program  
Chispa is a Spanish word that translates to "spark." It is also the name of the Latino organizing program within the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund. Through community-based organizing, Chispa builds the leadership of Latino families in the environmental movement so they can play key roles in winning local and statewide policy change for climate justice. Chispa is also diversifying the climate movement by engaging, training, and supporting Latino activists and leaders.

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