Community Rx is a climate campaign dedicated to advocacy in African American communities. Our signature program is Faith Force — a faith-based program rooted in a shared love of the earth.
Moms Clean Air Force is committed to exposing environmental injustices in the African American community. We are taking a stand against environmental discrimination, holding legislators accountable for lack of resources, educating communities on their rights and their issues, standing with impacted communities, and fighting for clean air and climate solutions to promote healthy children and healthy communities.
We are working with faith-based communities and meeting folks where they live — in their neighborhoods, on their streets, and in their churches.
Take the Environmental Justice Pledge
Today and always, we must join together to fight for justice and equity. As a first step, pledge your commitment to fighitng with us for environmental justice.
The Environmental Justice Pledge:
“Right now, we are watching the living breath being taken from Black people, over and over again — in so many different ways. Communities of color are bearing the brunt of police brutality as well as the COVID crisis. And these same communities breathe significantly more air pollution than others. These are just a few examples of how our history of systemic racism have harmed Black people.
In honor of this Juneteenth, I am pledging to acknowledge this fact: We do not all breathe the same air. Until we do, we will not be able to live in a just, fair society.
Because of this, I am committing myself to working toward environmental justice for all. Furthermore, I commit to organize with local environmental leaders and initiatives, like Community Rx, to advocate for, educate with, and amplify the stories of African-Americans in impacted communities so that we may all go forth and fight for justice.
I vow to stand against environmental racism. I vow to stand with African-American communities who are disproportionately affected by climate change and air pollution. I vow to inform my community, family, and friends about these issues so that we can collectively demand environmental justice in our communities.
Lastly, I commit to making changes in my own life that support protecting the earth, air and other natural resources, because I know every person, no matter the color of their skin, has a right to breathe clean air, and that right is a civil right for all.”
1 in 9
is affected by asthma
Over 1 Million
African Americans live
within one mile of
oil and gas operations
Serving black children
are located closer to
heavily trafficked roads
- Advocate for and support the environmental health justice issues of those living and organizing in impacted communities;
- Educate all people on environmental injustices and the impacts they have on the health of African Americans;
- Amplify and elevate the stories of people living in impacted communities.
- Engage with members of the Congressional Black Caucus and local elected officials on environmental health and climate justice.