Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large, Smithsonian Institution
Director, Strategy, Finance, and Operations
Creative Director, Good Dog Studios
Senior Advisor, Climate Finance, Climate Policy Initiative
Fri, Dec 18, 2020
Within two months of initiating a COVID-19 emergency response program, nearly 4,500 people received critical food rations along with seedlings for mobile garden kits that would yield fresh vegetables and greens in as little as three weeks.
Tue, Dec 15, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected migrant farmworker communities across the United States and around the world. Despite this threat to their health, farmworkers continue their work on the front lines, planting and harvesting the crops that feed our country.
Blog by Rebecca Scheurer
Tue, Aug 4, 2020
Founded and managed by Arsht-Rock, EHRA works hand-in-hand with global leaders and practitioners at every level to increase heat resilience in urban areas, focusing on vulnerable populations.
Tue, Aug 4, 2020
What if heat waves were named like hurricanes? New push draws mega insurers, Athens and Miami mayors, Red Cross and dozens more stakeholders
EHRA is pushing for a standard practice of naming and ranking heat waves globally so that communities and people can communicate about the emergency and adequately prepare.
Thu, Jun 18, 2020
In Los Angeles, houseless individuals and grassroots advocates for the houseless are experiencing firsthand how the pandemic has exacerbated existing inequities and further stigmatized the houseless population, highlighting the need for community inclusion and resilience for all.
Blog by Andrea Snyder, Jacqueline Malaret
Wed, Jun 3, 2020
Amid COVID-19 and the movement for racial justice, the current generation of artists is spreading compassion and healing through their works: painting, sculpture, textiles, drawings, and design.
Thu, May 21, 2020
When looking to build resilience, addressing vulnerability offers policymakers the best path forward to lessen the impact of future pandemics and other natural disasters.
Blog by David A. Wemer
Thu, May 14, 2020
In Oaxaca, Mexico, Cosa Buena has taken its relationship with local artists to a new level in the coronavirus pandemic, collaborating with them to implement sustainable handwashing stations that serve as artistic sustenance as well as a public health measure.
Thu, Apr 23, 2020
In response to India’s literal and economic pandemic, a collective made up of community groups and non-profits rapidly stepped in to help, transforming from a small environmental effort to a massive citizen’s movement in just a matter of days.