Buildings are for people and our bodies. And the only way to make carbon-free buildings just and equitable is to make them for every type of body.
With co-leadership from partners Planet Detroit and the Detroit Equity Action Lab, ENN has established a joint imperative to recruit, uplift, and mentor BIPOC journalists through the Detroit Energy and Environment Reporting Fellowship program. This year’s selected Energy and Environment Reporting Fellow is Rukiya Colvin, a lifelong resident of east Detroit.
We recognize that an equitable energy transition requires climate justice, and there is no climate justice without racial justice. The last year has been a time of deep reflection and a realization of much-needed change, for our state as a whole but also for our organization.