Lois Gibbs was dismissed by the school’s superintendent as, “One irate, hysterical housewife with a sickly kid.”
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I thought of all the amazing people that have been on my radar over the past twelve months. They are on the front lines of activism to heal the planet.
The Goldman Environmental Prize was created to bring acknowledgment to the work of “grassroots environmental heroes” from the regions of Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island Nations, North America, and South and Central America.
There is no more potent force than a mother who is fighting for the safety of her children. They don’t have to be trained activists; just spurred to mobilize in their own way.