League of Conservation Voters Education Fund

For Support Of The Public Lands Protection Project

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About the Grantee
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Washington, DC 20036
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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 Public Lands Protection Program  
This renewal grant will support the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund’s efforts on behalf of the West’s public lands, specifically to encourage the creation of new national monuments, reduce the impact of coal mining on Western public lands, and promote the adoption of a permanent source of federal funding for land purchases. To accomplish these goals, the Fund will enlist help from its members, educate federal policymakers, work closely with other conservation organizations, and communicate to the public through traditional and social media.

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