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Parents Latina features Moms Clean Air Force Arizona field organizer, Columba Sainz, and her work fighting for clean air in the May 2020 cover story, “Latino Children Are Affected the Worst by Air Pollution, but Parents Are Fighting Back.”
Colorado organizer, Shaina Oliver, elevates the voice of Colorado Native American communities at the only EPA public hearing on the rollback of the federal methane standards in Dallas, Texas. Her testimony was featured in Dallas Morning News in the article, “Feelings of ‘despair’: Climate change activists testify against EPA plans to roll back methane emissions standards.”
In October 2019, Florida Organizer Yaritza Perez was invited to speak at a press conference hosted by Congresswoman Castor (FL-14). Hosted during Hispanic Heritage Month, the press conference focused on the need for climate action and environmental justice in Tampa— and around the country.
Iowa field organizer Karin Stein collaborated with Latin duo Calle Sur on a children’s music video for Earth Day titled “Clean Air and Water.” The video features Kids Clean Air Force singers and musicians and reached thousands of families.
Michigan field organizer Elizabeth Hauptman was selected to join Representative Elissa Slotkin’s Environmental Advisory Board, which advises the congresswoman on crafting strong environmental and energy policy. In this capacity, Elizabeth is working to ensure our children’s and our communities’ health will remain top priorities for the congresswoman.
In February 2020, the Helena City Commission unanimously passed a resolution to put Helena on a path to 100% clean, renewable electricity by 2030. Helena Moms Clean Air Force members played a critical role in helping this resolution pass.
Nevada Organizer, Cinthia Zermeño Moore, speaks out against the alarming number of EPA regulatory rollbacks during the Covid-19 crisis in Los-Angeles based Hispanic L.A.
On March 15, 2019, Moms Clean Air Force New Mexico celebrated the passing of the first major oil and gas reform in the state in a decade. The bill will greatly improve oversight to ensure that violations and spills by the oil and gas industry are penalized, and raises penalties in the state for the first time since 1935.
In February 2020, Moms Clean Air Force and partner organizations across Ohio launched Power a Clean Future Ohio, an initiative that connects local elected officials with businesses, faith groups, and advocacy organizations to help them identify equitable, local solutions to the climate crisis.
In June 2018, after continued pressure from Pennsylvania moms, Governor Wolf upheld his commitment to cleaning up Pennsylvania’s air by regulating methane emissions from new oil and gas infrastructure in Pennsylvania. The protections are among some of the strongest in the country.
In the ABC News piece, “Climate making air pollution worse, almost half of Americans exposed to unhealthy levels: Report,” Houston organizer Catherine Flowers elevates concerns over the connections between air pollution and Covid-19.
As part of the DC Climate Coalition, Moms Clean Air Force DC fought to pass the strongest state climate bill in the country, moving DC to 100% renewable energy by 2032.