Communities of Color and Low SES are Subject to Harmful Environments
Low-income and underserved communities need additional advocacy and resources in order to put in place the building blocks of better living—high-quality, environmentally sound, and affordable transportation, energy, food, and housing. While building support for climate action and equitable development, policy makers, market actors, and citizens are shown how using sustainable, inclusive, and healthy principles to improve the quality of life in communities saves money, generates jobs, improves health, and makes significant contributions to climate change mitigation and resiliency.
The Green Neighborhoods project is an initiative driven by experts and leaders in urban planning, sustainable community development, and smart growth. We support neighborhoods to become environmentally exemplary through sustainable and equitable neighborhood-scale revitalization. As the center of technical assistance for NRDC’s Resilient Communities division, Green Neighborhoods works with communities of color to identify, fund, and implement sustainable and equitable new development.
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