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Gullah/Geechee Nation Joins the US in 30×30 Climate Action Plan

Protecting 30% of US lands, ocean and water by 2030 is a part of the solution to address three major crises: the climate crises, inequitable access to nature and species loss, which are affecting quality of life, well-being and local communities. The goal also offers the opportunity to advance environmental justice by supporting the implementation of locally-led conservation efforts in the Gullah/Geechee Nation and US communities nationwide.

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Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition & Penn Center Heritage Days Presents a “Landowners, Farmers & Heirs Property Workshop”

Heritage Days Celebration 2014 Landowners, Farmers & Heirs Property Workshop Friday, November 7, 2014 9 am to 1 pm Frissell Community House at Penn Center, Inc. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive St. Helena Island, SC 29920   9-9:30 am                      Registration 9:30-9:35 am                 Welcome Address by Walter Mack of Penn Center Land Use Program 9:35-9:45 am                 “Legacy of Land on …

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New National Speakers Bureau includes Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation!

New Speakers Bureau Launches as the Voice for Diversity and Inclusion  in National Parks, Outdoor Environments, and Environmental Organizations! The notion that Americans of color are uninterested in environmental matters and afraid of the Great Outdoors was turned on its ear on Monday, August 25, 2014 with the launch of the Diverse Environmental Leaders (DEL) …

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Gullah/Geechee an de Environmental Movement-Balancing the Blessed

The Gullah/Geechee Nation exists from Jacksonville, NC to Jacksonville, FL.  Within the boundaries of the Nation are the Sea Islands which are barriers islands that buffer the mainland of the United States from many of the hurricanes, floods, and even some of the rapid erosion that has increased due to climate change issues and overbuilding …

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