Maya K. van Rossum is the Founder of Green Amendments For the Generations, a grassroots non-profit organization inspiring a nationwide movement to secure constitutional recognition and protection of environmental rights in every state and ultimately at the federal level.
Maya is the author of The Green Amendment: Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment, and the follow up book The Green Amendment: The People's Fight for a Clean, Safe, and Healthy Environment, which will be released in November 2022. Continue reading Maya’s bio at ASustainableMind.com/100
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In this episode, Marjorie and Maya discuss:
Is our environment actually protected under current legislation? States that are getting environmental protection right and why The one thing you should always do when speaking to local and state officials about the importance of environmental protections…hint: it involves the Constitution! Maya’s new book!
Resources mentioned in today’s episode:
Maya’s first book: The Green Amendment: Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment Maya’s first ASM appearance: ASustainableMind.com/026 TerraCycle, global leader in recycling hard-to-recycle materials: TerraCycle.com TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky on ASM: ASustainableMind.com/027 Book: The Last Train to London: A Novel by Meg Waite Clayton, purchase at JewishBookCouncil.org Book: Ishmael by Daniel Quinn, purchase at Ishmael.org Last Child In the Woods by Richard Louv, purchase at RichardLouv.com Connect with Maya and The Green Amendment Team:
Website: ForTheGenerations.org/the-green-amendment/ Website: DelawareRiverkeeper.org LinkedIn: Linkedin.com/in/maya-van-rossum-21803114/ Twitter: @GreenAmendments Instagram: @GreenAmendments Connect with Marjorie Alexander:
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