RESTON, Va. — The National Wildlife Federation announced the recipients of its 2022 Environmental Justice 21st-Century Awards, which recognize the people and programs at the National Wildlife Federation that have gone above and beyond to advance environmental justice in the conservation movement. The awards were given out during the organization’s annual meeting and 86th anniversary celebration, which was held for the third time as a virtual event this year.
“These awards present an opportunity to pause and recognize the amazing people and programs working to uplift environmental justice while centering the experiences and stories of Black, Latine, Indigenous, Asian, Pacific Islander, and people of color,” said Mustafa Santiago Ali, vice president of environmental justice, climate, and community revitalization at the National Wildlife Federation. “The Federation family is fortunate to have tireless leaders like these advocating, for people, wildlife, and justice and we hope their work inspires future leaders to follow in their footsteps.”
The awards and recipients include:
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