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ACAT (Alaska Community Action on Toxics), 122–123 Accountability, 69 ACE (Alternatives for Community and Environment), 133–175; ACEJC and, 161; air quality and, 150; Alternatives Press, 134, 148, 153, 154, 156, 158, 163; Anti-Idling March, 135, 153–155; assistance/services to allies, 146, 148; asthma and, 150; attitude toward research, 140; board members , 137, 142; Boston Tenant Coalition and, 165; Bowdoin Street Health Center and, 165, 166; bus transfers and passes, 136; Chinatown turnpike exit and, 135; City Life/Vida Urbana and, 165, 178; CLF and, 150, 165, 170–172, 178; Coalition Against the Asphalt Plant and, 135, 149–150; coalition building, 137, 146, 148, 165–172, 177–178, 183–184; Coalition to Protect Chinatown and, 165, 178; community building, 162, 184–185; compressed-natural-gas buses and, 136; critical moments, 134, 149, 153, 160–161; DIPs and, 137, 162–164; DSNI and, 75, 149, 161, 165, 166, 178; Echoing Green Foundation and, 144, 149; EJP and, 172–175; Environmental Justice Networks and, 145, 148; executive directors , 172; founders, 70, 137, 149; framing issues, 172–173; funding of, 144; future of, 175; GBEJN and, 32, 136, 139, 145; guiding principles of, 140; headquarters, 137–138; housing in Roxbury, 175; JSP and, 12, 134, 159–172, 172–175; labor unions and, 166; “ladder of citizen participation,” 74; local empowerment in decision making, 138, 140; mainstream environmentalism and, 1; Massachusetts Audubon Society and, 165; Massachusetts environmental justice policy and, 136, 160–161; MBTA and, 136, 153–156; MEJAN and, 135, 139, 151; membership drive, 159, 163–164; messenger vs. message in, 184; mission statement, 138–139; model of community action, 144–145, 170; On the Move and, 135, 145, 147–148, 168; as a multicultural alliance, 183–184; NAUP and, 135, 166; NEJN and, 32, 139, 145; organization , 139; popular education and, 140, 152; primary communicators with the local community, 144; proactive nature of, 137, 151, 160–162; programs run by, 133, 137, 139, 145–148; REEP and, 135, 145, 146, 147, 152, 154; repertoire of action, 133, 153; research method used in studying, 134–137, 203n1; resources available to, 185; roots of, 148–149; Safety Net program, 145, 147, 157–158, 161; scope of, 12; shift from single/local to systemic/regional focus, 137, 164–165; Sierra Club of Boston, 165–170, 177, 178; staff members, 137, 141–142, 144, 159, 184; Strategic Plan (2002–2007), 138, 165; success of, 185; supporters of, 19; sustainable development and, 174; theory of change, 139–145, 170, 183; Index 225 ACE (continued) timeline, 135–136; as a transformative organization, 171–172; TROC and, 156; TRU and, 145; vision of, 161; “we” in conversation, 82; website , 147; WSCC and, 165, 178; youth empowerment, 139, 151–152 ACEC (Areas of Critical Environmental Concern), 19 ACEJC (Areas of Critical Environmental Justice Concern), 19, 102, 161 Action Plan Sustainable Netherlands, 53 Activism, 3–4, 27, 193n12 Adger, N., 43 Affordable housing, 59–60, 125, 175 Affordable Sustainability Technical Assistance (ASTA), 125–126 Africa, 46–47 African Americans, 66, 82 “African Americans and Climate Change,” 179 Agricultural subsidies, 59 Agyeman, J., 5, 6, 19, 89 Air pollution, 15 Air quality, 150, 152–153 Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT), 122–123 Alinsky, Saul, 144 Allen, Klare: ACE, role in, 137, 139, 142–144; ACE’s community building, 184; ACE’s use of DIPs, 162; race of, 142; REEP and, 142, 147; residence of, 140 Alternatives for Community and Environment . See ACE (Alternatives for Community and Environment) American Dream, 49, 58 American Metropolitics: The New Suburban Reality (Orfield), 202n4 American Planning Association (APA), 89, 196n2 American Rivers, 109 American Solar Energy Society, 109 Anthony, Carl, 16, 174 “Anthropocentric” environmentalists, 76 Anthropocentrism, 88, 95 APA (American Planning Association), 89, 196n2 Appleton Farms CSA, 61 Arcosanti (Arizona), 64 Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC), 19 Areas of Critical Environmental Justice Concern (ACEJC), 19, 102, 161 Arizona, 64 Arnstein, S. R., 74, 159 Ashman, L., 61 ASTA (Affordable Sustainability Technical Assistance), 125–126 Asthma, 150, 152–153 Balser, D., 10, 191n7 Baltimore (Maryland), 60, 119–120 Barrios, Jarrett T., 19, 37 BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), 130 Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), 130 Be Safe coalition, 21 Benford, R., 27 Benson, Eugene, 137, 142 Benton, R., 81 Berkeley (California), 103 Best, J., 27 Bethel New Life (Chicago), 113–114 Big Ten environmental organizations, 131, 192n5 Bikes, 60 Bikes Not Bombs (Boston), 165 “Biocentric” environmentalists, 76 Biolabs, 157–158, 161 Blanding, Michael, 158 “Blue-Green” coalitions, 8, 165 Boardman, B., 97, 104...

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ISBN
9780814707746
Related ISBN
9780814707111
MARC Record
OCLC
228230749
Pages
256
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
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No
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