The Great Lakes Regional Center prioritizes Environmental Justice as a foundation for protecting people and wildlife within the Great Lakes Basin.
We work to build intentional and meaningful relationships with community partners to ensure equitable access and use of natural resources in the Great Lakes.
We work together with Great Lakes advocates identify policy priorities relevant to our communities.
The HOW Coalition is composed of over 175 NGOs in the Great Lakes region that works to establish people-centered protection and restoration as a national conservation priority.
GRLC staff work with community partners to stop illegal pipeline development in the Great Lakes region, and protect from additional toxic spills that hurt people and wildlife.
Sacred Grounds is a conversation education program that partners with local faith institutions to bring more people closer to nature, and build community through healthy habitats in diverse neighborhoods.
Coordinator, EJ Partnerships
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