Through the Justice Climate Fund, the Community Builders of Color Coalition, led by the African American Alliance of CDFI CEOs, are committed to fighting for:
The Justice Climate Fund is led by the Community Builders of Color Coalition, a national network of 18 financial institutions and advocacy organizations led primarily by people of color who came together with a singular focus of ensuring that low-income and disadvantaged communities equitably benefit from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. Our members have:
The Justice Climate Fund is purposely built to maximize the dual goals of rapid reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and transforming communities through increased benefits (environmental, energy, climate, health and economic).
Our strategy is based on three core principles.
This unique time and opportunity in our shared history require that we work together in a collaborative spirit from urban to rural, east coast to west coast, black belt to rust belt and heartland to tribal lands. Bringing together the best ideas, solutions, and people to work in partnership transforming and readying all our communities, particularly low income, disadvantaged and communities of color for a climate transition.