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Bradley Angel (he/him/his)

Executive Director, Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice


  In 1997, Bradley Angel joined with grassroots urban, rural, and Indigenous community leaders from California and Arizona to form Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice. For 35 years, Bradley has been a local and national leader in the environmental health and justice movement and has helped communities win some of the most significant victories in the history of the movement. Prior to co-founding Greenaction, he was the southwest toxics campaigner for Greenpeace USA from 1986 through 1997. Bradley was co-director of the San Francisco Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign in 1985 and has been active in many social justice issues since he was a teenager. Bradley was one of five people from around the world chosen as a recipient of the 2008 Lannan Foundation’s Cultural Freedom Award in recognition of his decades of work with hundreds of diverse communities and Native nations impacted and threatened by pollution and injustice. Bradley represents Greenaction on the steering committee of the California Environmental Justice Coalition. Bradley played a lead role in the landmark settlement in 2016 of the Title VI Civil Rights complaint filed by Greenaction and El Pueblo of Kettleman City that successfully challenged racially discriminatory actions by state agencies in environmental decision-making.
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