Networks and Coalitions



Through their Science Network, they collaborate with more than 20,000 scientists and technical experts across the country, including: physicists, ecologists, engineers, public health professionals, economists, and energy analysts. They are also a leader in science communication, helping experts explain their research more effectively and working to improve the public’s understanding of science.

The Union of Concerned Scientists puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet’s most pressing problems. Joining with citizens across the country, they combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.

A coalition in the Houston community composed of labor unions, environmental advocates, women’s rights groups, immigrants rights, LGBT+ and many others from all walks of life gathered under one banner in response to what organizers are calling an attack on immigrants and low-income communities in Houston.

GreenLatinos is a national non-profit organization that convenes a broad coalition of Latino leaders committed to addressing national, regional and local environmental, natural resources and conservation issues that significantly affect the health and welfare of the Latino community in the United States. GreenLatinos provides an inclusive table at which its members establish collaborative partnerships and networks to improve the environment; protect and promote conservation of land and other natural resources; amplify the voices of minority, low-income and tribal communities; and train, mentor, and promote the current and future generations of Latino environmental leaders for the benefit of the Latino community and beyond. GreenLatinos develops and advocates for policies and programs to advance this mission.

The MFN has a mission to transform the global trade system by supporting the organizing, advocacy, education and research efforts of partners around the United States toward improving public health, quality of life, environmental integrity, labor conditions and environmental justice

The Moving Forward Network builds the capacity of network participants working to improve the freight transportation system in the areas of environmental justice, public health, quality of life, the environment and labor. The Network does this through communications to facilitate information sharing, sharing advocacy tools, funding research on emerging issues, peer to peer training, and facilitating regional and national workshops to unite network participants and attract new allies. The Network also seeks to create national campaigns and educational initiatives on policies, undertaking outreach to new partners, and developing international links.

The Extreme Energy Extraction Collaborative (E3C) is a grassroots, frontline community-led initiative to create a space in which those fighting extreme energy extraction can develop relationships and a shared framework across issues, making our local work stronger and our collective voice larger.  We seek to engage a diverse spectrum of groups working to stop any form of energy economy that comes at the expense of a community’s health, life or culture.

Through broad cross-movement dialogue, we aim to increase our capacity to collaborate across our differences by developing shared language and analysis; building stronger personal and organizational relationships; sharing tools, resources, and models; and working together on projects that leverage our collective power.

Coming Clean is a cutting edge campaigning collaborative that promotes human health, environmental protection, and economic fairness.

They unite scientists, policy reformers, community organizers, state groups, researchers, sustainable business leaders, national experts, communications specialists, and many others in collaborative work to transform the chemical and fossil fuel industries so they are sources of community health, economic sustainability, and justice rather than of pollution, disease, and planetary harm.

The Environmental Justice Health Alliance (EJHA) organizes direct engagement in industry reform strategies by grassroots organizations in frontline communities to promote environmental justice outcomes. EJHA hosts a network and policy platform engaging organizations from more than 13 states in advocacy for communities and populations that are disproportionately impacted by toxic chemicals, from old contaminated sites and from ongoing exposure to polluting facilities and toxics in specific products.