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Jennifer Allen
Jennifer Allen is the Director of the Latino Outreach Program at the League of Conservation Voters where she works to expand LCV's Latino support base in the fight against climate change. Prior to joining the LCV, for ten years Jennifer was the founding Executive Director of the Border Action Network, Arizona's largest immigrant and border community organization, where she led successful state and national policy campaigns. Jennifer's prior experience includes economic and community development work with indigenous and rural communities throughout the southwest. She is a frequent source for national media, a guest speaker at national venues, and has published numerous reports and academic publications. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO.

Entries by Jennifer Allen

From the Fields to Congress: Latinos Are Environmental Champions

(0) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 2:05 PM

As we celebrate Cesar Chavez Day on March 31st, it's important to honor the legacy of this farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist who lived by the mantra of ¡Si Se Puede!

Many of the gains made by the farmworker movement, particularly those aimed at protecting our...

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This Week's EPA Rule Is Literally a Life Saver for Latino Families

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 3:47 PM

President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently took a bold step forward to act on climate change and protect public health by proposing the first-ever national safeguards limiting carbon pollution from our country's existing power plants. That's not just a victory for the Latino community's stewardship of the...

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Impact of Climate Change Should Make Hispanic Community Lose Sleep

(1) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 3:50 PM

Nearly one third of the Congressional chamber, 31 United States Senators, spent an entire night recently on the Senate floor highlighting the impact of climate change and calling for action. The 15 hour all-night marathon reiterated the dangers of a warming planet including worse air quality, an increase in food...

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