Clean air for all communities… Let’s HEAL Washington!

UPDATE: The Washington Senate has passed the HEAL Act. On to the House!

We have a tremendous opportunity right now to help elevate the importance of environmental justice in our collective work for climate solutions. 

The Healthy Washington For All (HEAL) Act would require a range of state agencies to consider environmental justice in their work, and create a unified definition and mapping mechanism to do this.
Please email your legislators today and ask them to pass the HEAL Act.
Where you live, work, your income, race or language ability should not determine your health outcomes. Yet people across our state experience high exposures to pollution based upon where the live and work, impacting their well-being and shortening their lives.
Lawmakers can choose a healthier future for ALL of Washington by passing the Healthy Environment for All (HEAL) Act. 
Today, can you please email your legislators asking them to pass the Healthy Environment for All (HEAL) Act to ensure we prioritize communities most impacted by pollution in our state? 
Passing the HEAL Act will improve environmental health conditions for all Washington residents, prioritizing areas where communities are suffering the most from pollution.
Together, with your help, we can ensure a healthier, more equitable future for all of Washington.

Author Bio

Joëlle Robinson

Field Director, Climate Solutions

Joëlle engages community members and diverse constituencies—faith, health, youth, parents, business—to make their voices heard for climate solutions. She led the team of organizers to ensure we stopped any coal export from the U.S. West Coast over the past decade. On offense, she co-led the Field team to help pass the 100% Clean Electricity (Clean Energy Transition Act in 2019) and in 2022 collaborated with the Field team to ensure that all new buildings (commercial and residential) will be built with heat pumps per the State Building Code Council. She continues to conspire for good with them on many other local and state initiatives.

Joëlle was the Regional Outreach Coordinator of National Wildlife Federation where she focused on mobilizing hunters, anglers and concerned citizens around solutions to global warming. Previous work with Climate Solutions includes the NW Climate Connections partnership, serving as the Field Assistant for the successful Clean Cars campaign, and Field Director of the Renewable Fuel Standard, which passed in April 2006.

She previously served on the boards of Earth Ministry, Solar Washington, and Sierra Club Executive Committee. She’s currently President of the board of her 3 year-old!

Joëlle is Northwest born and raised who loves to hike, dance, travel and explore the natural world.

Her favorite quote is “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” —  Mary Oliver

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