Organizational Structure

The EJ Forum has a group of dedicated, diverse leaders to help guide the work of the EJ Forum and other responsibilities as described in the by-laws.  

Current members include:

Dr. Beverly Wright, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice

Byron Guidel, Communities for a Better Environment

Cecil Corbin-Mark, WE ACT for Environmental Justice

Donele Wilkins, Green Door Initiative

Dr. Nicky Sheats, New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance

Peggy Shepard, WE ACT for Environmental Justice

Martha Arguello, Physicians for Social Responsibility – LA

Nelson Carrasquillo, CATA

Sharon Lewis, Connecticut Coalition on Environmental Justice

Tom Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network

The Environmental Justice Leadership Forum on Climate Change (The EJ Forum) is a national coalition of 42 environmental justice organizations working together to advance climate justice and impact policy to ensure the protection and promotion of communities of color and low-income communities throughout the U.S.

Advocates for Environmental Human Rights Louisiana
Alaska Community Action on Toxics Alaska
Arbor Hill Environmental Justice Corporation New York
Arctic Village Alaska
Asian Pacific Environmental Network California
CATA (The Farmworkers Support Committee) New Jersey
Center for Earth, Energy & Democracy Minnesota
Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment California
CIDA, Inc. Texas
Communities for a Better Environment California
Connecticut Coalition for Environmental Justice Connecticut
Deep South Center for Environmental Justice at Dillard University Louisiana
East Michigan Environmental Action Council Michigan
Energy Justice Network Pennsylvania
Environmental Health Coalition California
Environmental Justice Action Group of Western New York New York
Environmental Justice Advocates of  Minnesota Minnesota
Environmental Justice Climate Change Initiative Washington, DC
Environmental Justice Health Alliance New Mexico
Farmworker Health and Safety Institute New Jersey
Sustainable Community Development Group Washington, DC
Got Green Washington
Green Door Initiative, Inc. Michigan
Harambee House Georgia
Indigenous Environmental Network Minnesota
Jesus Peoples Against Pollution Mississippi
Just Transition Alliance California
Kentuckians for the Commonwealth Kentucky
Kingdom Living Temple    South Carolina
Kingsley Association Pennsylvania
The Labor/Community Strategy Center California
Land Loss Prevention Project North Carolina
Little Village Environmental Justice Organization Illinois
Los Jardines Institute New Mexico
New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance New Jersey
OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon Oregon
People Organized in Defense of Earth and Her Resources Texas
People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights California
Physicians for Social Responsibility – Los Angeles California
Sustainable Community Development Group Washington, DC
WE ACT for Environmental Justice New York



Alaska Wild Alaska
Center for Energy and Environmental Justice Mississippi
Southeast Care Coalition Virginia
Metro St. Louis Coalition for Inclusion and Equity Missouri