Who We Are

Our roots began as a programming initiative within Thursday Network – Greater Washington Urban League Professionals.

What We Do

Check out our plethora of environmental friendly programs and initiatives.

Upcoming Events

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About young, gifted & green

We are a non-profit environmental justice organization that influences policy change through political advocacy, mentorship, and training.

Our National Impact

To date, we have worked in a total of 20 states (as well as Puerto Rico) supporting Black, Latinx, and Indigenous communities battling against environmental racism through equitable policy and legislation.

Policy Wins

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of Our Recommendations Reflected by the executive branch

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of Our Recommendations Reflected by the legislative branch

Our Mission

To empower communities to take action and advocate against the crisis of lead exposure and environmental injustice in disadvantaged communities.

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