It is our aspiration that we all learn how to better appreciate and protect mother nature’s bounty and the planet we all share. But we do not share this planet equally because we are not all treated equally. We cannot speak of environmental issues and ignore the painful reality of the astonishingly heartless actions of social injustice in this country. We cannot speak of environmental issues and ignore that those most underserved in our country (because of social injustice) are, and will continue to be, disproportionately affected by environmental degradation.
 
We pledge to be part of the solution. To listen more. To become better educated on social justice issues and help our community in meaningful ways towards that end.
 
This is not a comprehensive list, but since Eric Garner’s final words, “ I Can’t Breathe,” these are some of the names of those that have died at the hands of police. In those moments before their death, some were just walking in their neighborhood, playing in a park, shopping at a store, going for ice cream, or out for a jog. The things many of us give no second thought to. ENOUGH. #blacklivesmatter.
 
Please join us and #SAYTHEIRNAME
Say his name: George Floyd (2020, Minnesota). Say his name: Ahmaud Arbery (2020, Georgia). Say his name: Tony McDade (2020, Florida). Say her name: Breonna Taylor (2020, Kentucky). Say his name: Sean Reed (2020, Indiana).  Say his name: Michael Lorenzo Dean (2019, Texas). Say his name: Eric Reason (2020, California). Say his name: Christopher McCorvey (2020, New York). Say his name: Christopher Whitfield (2019, Louisiana). Say her name: Atatiana Jefferson (2019, Texas). Say her name: Dominique Clayton (2019, Mississippi). Say her name: Pamela Turner (2019, Texas). Say his name: Botham Jean (2018, Texas). Say his name: Antwon Rose II (2018, Pennsylvania). Say his name: Stephon Clark (2018, California). Say his name: Ronell Foster (2018, California). Say his name: Aaron Bailey (2017, Indianapolis). Say his name: Jordan Edwards (2017, Texas). Say her name: Alteria Woods (2017, Florida). Say his name: Paul O’Neal (2016, Illinois). Say his name: Terence Crutcher (2016, Oklahoma). Say his name: Philando Castile (2016, Minnesota). Say his name: Say his name: Alton Sterling (2016, Louisiana). Say his name: Sylville Smith (2016, Wisconsin). Say his name: Terrill Thomas (2016, Wisconsin). Say his name: Willie Tillman (2016, Arkansas). Say his name: Demarcus Semer (2016, Florida). Say her name: Mary Truxillo (2016, Louisiana). Say his name: Darius Robinson (2016, Oklahoma). Say his name: Torrey Robinson (2016, Florida). Say his name: Peter Gaines (2016, Texas). Say his name: Marco Loud (2016, Texas). Say his name: Christopher Davis (2016, Wisconsin). Say his name: Dyzhawn Perkins (2016, Virgina). Say his name: Calin Roquemore (2017, Texas). Say his name: David Joseph (2016, Texas). Say his name: Wendell Celestine (2016, California). Say his name: Antronie Scott (2016, Texas). Say his name: Randy Nelson (2016, Alabama). Say her name: Janet Wilson (2016, Michigan). Say his name: Keith Childress Jr. (2015, Nevada). Say his name: Quintonio Legrier (2015, Illinois). Say her name: Bettie Jones (2015, Illinois). Say his name: Kevin Matthews (2015, Illinois). Say his name: Michael Noel (2015, Louisiana). Say his name: Miguel Espinal (2015, New York). Say his name: Benni Lee Tignor (2015, Alabama). Say his name: Nathaniel Harris Pickett (2015, California). Say his name: Richard Perkins (2015, California). Say his name: Jamar Clark (2015, Minnesota). Say his name: Michael Lee Marshall (2015, Colorado). Say his name: La’vante Biggs (2015, North Carolina). Say his name: India Kager (2015, Virginia). Say his name: Tyree Crawford (2013, Illinois). Say his name: Alonzo Smith (2015, Washington, D.C.). Say his name: Junior Prosper (2015, Florida). Say his name: Keith Harrison Mcleod (2015, Maryland). Say his name: Felix Kumi (2015, New York). Say his name: Asshams Pharoah Manley (2015, Maryland). Say his name: Troy Robinson (2015, Georgia). Say his name: Christian Taylor (2015, Texas). Say his name: Brian Keith Day (2015, Nevada). Say his name: Michael Sabbie (2015, Arkansas). Say his name: Samuel Dubose (2015, Ohio). Say his name: Billy Ray Davis (2015, Texas). Say his name: Darrius Stewart (2015, Tennessee). Say his name: Albert Joseph Davis (2015, Florida). Say her name: Sandra Bland (2015, Texas). Say his name: Salvado Ellswood (2015, Florida). Say his name: Joseph Mann (2015, California) . Say his name: Freddie Blue (2015, Georgia). Say his name: Jonathan Sanders (2015, Mississippi). Say his name: Brendon Glenn (2015, California). Say her name: Alexia Christian (2015, Georgia). Say his name: William Chapman II (2015, Georgia). Say his name: Walter Scott (2015, South Carolina). Say his name: Eric Harris (2015, South Carolina). Say his name: Phillip White (2015, New Jersey). Say her name: Mya Hall (2015, Maryland). Say his name: Anthony Hill (2015, Georgia). Say his name: Tony Robinson (2015, Wisconsin). Say her name: Natasha McKenna (2015, Virginia). Say his name: Frank Smart (2015, Pennsylvania). Say his name: Matthew Ajibade (2015, Georgia). Say his name: Jerame Reid (2014, New Jersey). Say his name: Rumain Brisbon (2014, Arizona). Say his name: Tamir Rice (2014. Ohio). Say his name: Akai Gurley (2014, New York). Say her name: Tanisha Anderson (2014, Ohio). Say his name: George Mann (2014, Georgia). Say his name: Laquan McDonald (2014, Illinois). Say her name: Michelle Cusseaux (2014, Arizona). Say his name: Dante Parker (2014, California). Say his name: Ezell Ford (2014, California). Say his name: Michael Brown (2014, Missouri). Say his name: John Crawford III (2014, Ohio). Say his name: Eric Garner (2014, New York).
 
 
Names compiled, in part, by NPR.

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