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Miya Yoshitani is the executive director of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network, which works with low-income Asian-American immigrant and refugee communities across California.

Yoshitani has an extensive background in community organizing, campaign strategy, leadership development and training, and a long history of working in the environmental justice movement. During the 1980s, she was one of the authors of the original Principles of Environmental Justice that served as the blueprint for local and cross-border movements in the United States and the world.

October 26, 2015

Racial Equity, Poverty and the Promise of Clean Power

A new federal initiative could go a long way toward improving the health of poor and segregated communities, but they need to have a voice in it.