Archive: Staff updates

Alex Gordon

Organizing for Environmental Justice

By Sarah Martik / May 22, 2020
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This blog was written by Alex Gordon, the newest team member of PLAN (Post Landfill Action Network), TEJAS (Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services), and CCJ. Alex will be working with PLAN to implement a Zero Waste Atlas analysis at Eckerd College, in addition to working with TEJAS and CCJ on strategic petrochemical campaigning at colleges […]

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Paige Haney Intern

CCJ welcomes new intern Paige Haney!

By Lisa DePaoli / January 29, 2020
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Paige graduated in May 2019 from the Community College of Allegheny County with an Associate’s degree in Business Management. She lives in Amity, Pennsylvania, where her family has made its home for generations. Paige has personally witnessed the various impacts of extractive industries. In joining CCJ, she is hoping to learn about organizing, fundraising, and […]

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True Cost of Coal Caroline

CCJ welcomes intern Caroline White-Nockleby!

By Lisa DePaoli / January 15, 2020
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Caroline White-Nockleby is a January intern for CCJ from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Raised in Boston, she is a first-year student in MIT’s doctoral program in History, Anthropology, Science, Technology, and Society (HASTS). At HASTS, her research interests focus on the current intersections between mining and climate change — particularly on extraction and industrial use […]

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Alex Waterfall Rainbow

Meet Alex, CCJ’s Spring Intern

By Veronica Coptis / February 11, 2019
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Alex is a Geology major attending California University of Pennsylvania, originally from Bunola, PA. Coming from rural Southwestern PA, she has seen both the positive and negative impacts of resource extraction in our area. Alex is excited to intern with CCJ to learn about community advocacy and educational outreach, but she’s most excited to spend […]

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Caroline & Mimi interns

Welcome Caroline and Mimi

By Veronica Coptis / January 14, 2019
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Caroline Boone and Mimi Wahid are MIT undergraduate students who are interning with CCJ this month. They are excited to learn more about the needs of coalfield communities and contribute to CCJ’s mission. Born and raised in Salisbury, North Carolina, Mimi Wahid is a sophomore at MIT where she is majoring in Urban Studies and […]

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