We always try to keep our podcast to about 30 minutes, so we had to edit out some of the conversation. La Fábrica de la Ciencia (LFDLC) Sometimes it's labeled the Taylor Report, but that alienating culture is really very hard to get through. The report chronicles the largely lack of diversity among these groups. Dorceta Taylor: It's the 2014 report. They openly state that. La edición de estos audios se hace sin la autorización expresa de Enrique Ganem, solo tiene la finalidad de ser un sitio para compartir el placer de aprender cada día un poco mas de este maravilloso universo. Sponsored by the Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Committee at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, the panel was led by Emily Enderle FES ’07 on the ten-year anniversary of […] Dorceta Taylor: So once you hire someone, can you retain? Dorceta Taylor: Oh, they still happen, they absolutely still happen. Daniel Raimi: I can see where this is going. Podcast que tiene la intensión de conservar de forma temática los audios producidos por Enrique Ganem, mejor conocido como "El Explicador". It is very white. That demographic clock is not going to be turned back. Daniel Raimi: Right. | 01:15:54, En They're not interested in the environment." This week, we need to talk about diversifying environmental organizations. Dorceta Taylor: The second piece is, some of it is overt racism. I get that all the time. So that's what I call homo-social reproduction. The second piece we're looking at is wages. I had over 240 people. Learn more about us at rff.org. One place in one of the surveys says, "We throw them an office party and wish them well if somebody, a person of color comes in and say, I have another job offer." And the organizations on the other hand, either not knowing how to find them, where to find them or unwilling or unable to put in the effort to find them. Dorceta Taylor: Yes. Taylor." Daniel Raimi: Yeah, definitely high profile cases. Diversity and the Environmental Movement. On this edition of EcoRadio KC we look at the representation of people of color within the ranks of those working for a cleaner environment. So it peaked at around 6% of the organizations that we looked at, putting up their diversity data. Students still will put on my evaluation. "El Explicador" es el nombre con el que nos presentamos en medios masivos en México. Daniel Raimi: Thank you so much for joining us on Resources Radio. Most of the organizations, up until the turn of the 20th century, women couldn't join them, period. And if you go to school, you go to devotion, you go to prayers first thing in the morning, and you'd better not try to miss it. Dorceta Taylor: I think of myself as someone who was kind of genetically hardwired to do this. They don't exist. If I weren't articulate, if anyone isn't articulate, they should not be teaching at University of Michigan School for the environment. Escucha patrocinada. Por decisión del propietario, no se aceptan comentarios anónimos. That's an informal style of recruitment. As an addendum to my conversation with Dr. Taylor, I'd like to invite you to check out a full unedited version of the interview, which ran about 40 minutes long. Let's go there and talk about a report that you authored that came out in 2014, that's still I think a touchstone for a lot of people on these issues. While some progress has happened over the years, major challenges remain, and the field has plenty of … Most of those were students and most were students of color. If you're not talking about institutional diversity, no one's paying attention to that issue. 0:23. Environmentalism or environmental rights is a broad philosophy, ideology, and social movement regarding concerns for environmental protection and improvement of the health of the environment, particularly as the measure for this health seeks to incorporate the impact of changes to the environment on humans, animals, plants and non-living matter. Give me my registration form." | 29:07, En Daniel asks Professor Taylor about her research on the history of the environmental movement, focusing on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion within environmental groups, both historically and today. Bad news is, people of color in the US are about 38% of the population. Astrobitácora: astronomía con Álex Riveiro So I know, that's the kind of stuff my students, the millennials, my lab staff, the young folks, that's what we are talking about and we're looking at. Programa de ciencia dirigido y presentado por Antonio Rivera que se emite todas las semanas en CV Radio. However this idea really captured my imagination. Los mejores documentales sobre humanidades, naturaleza, ciencia, historia, política y astrofisica, para que los escuches donde y cuando quieras. Well into the late '60s they were, people were resigning over the idea of Jews and blacks coming into these organizations. 00:31:38 ITUNES RSS LINK. Daniel Raimi: And you've had many years of incredibly productive time since then, looking at all sorts of issues. It's by our guest, Dorceta, E. Taylor, Duke University Press, so people can check that out if they want to understand that history a little bit better. One of the things coming out of 2014 was we collaborated with GuideStar to have environmental organization be more transparent, and to put up their diversity data. Bean, or something like that. It's not that he's a racist, it's not that he necessarily intended to be racist. 12. They don't do this for white males, they make counter offers to white males. Even though these things were very egregious in the way they played out and I do write a fair bit about that. Busca podcasts, programas, episodios, canales, radios online, usuarios... A continuación: However, regardless of our race, we tend to recommend people who are like us in the way we were educated, where we were educated, how we think, how we socialize. Daniel Raimi: And for the record, I've taught for four years here. What exactly is that supposed to mean? Right now my students and I, we're in the process of looking at about 12,000. It wasn't obvious." But while communities of color are the communities most directly impacted by environmental pollution and degradation, they are often cut out of the mainstream environmental movement. There’s been quite a bit of progress over the years, but there are still big challenges and plenty of … AAEA is an environmental organization founded in 1985 that is dedicated to protecting the environment, enhancing human, animal and plant ecologies, promoting the efficient use of natural resources, increasing African American participation in the environmental movement and promoting ownership of energy infrastructure and resources. Usually they don't. I've done the work. i. I've been soliciting questions from them and trying to incorporate them into our conversation, so we're going to get into that in a moment and talk about, sort of diversity or the lack of diversity in the environmental movement over time. There are so many more questions that I would love to ask you but we're running short on time, and so are there any final thoughts you want to share on this topic that I haven't asked you about, before we go into our final segment where we ask you about kind of what you're reading and enjoying right now? Daniel Raimi: So that makes a lot of sense. Dorceta Taylor: Yeah, I'm a full professor at University of Michigan with two PhDs. We use cookies to provide you with a better service. Now they want to do diversity and I often say, "What's your budget?" Daniel Raimi: Right. Escucha y descarga los episodios de You Make Me Sick gratis. Environmental studies is an interdisciplinary and global field where diversity of backgrounds and approaches is essential for its evolution. ESPURNA If you'd like to hear the unedited version, please visit our website at resourcesradio.org. Just a Patagucci lineup of clothing. It was fun. In 2014, a report produced by Green 2.0, an organization that brings attention to the lack of diversity in mainstream environmental movements, conducted a survey of the country’s 40 largest environmental NGOs, including the Environmental Defense Fund and the Sierra Club. And I'm sorry we can't talk longer about more things, but I know you have a lot to do, so we'll let you get back to it and say thank you again, Dr. Dorceta Taylor for joining us on Resources Radio. This is Dr. The Challenge of Diversity in the Environmental Movement, with Dorceta Taylor (Rebroadcast) June 22, 2020. So we're hoping to be able to get some of that coming out, so that some of what I'm reading and thinking about and just realizing these massive differences in salary. And he said, "I had just not noticed that everybody in my organization was white." This week we talk with Professor Dorceta Taylor of the University of Michigan's School for Environment and Sustainability. The Cruiser vests and it's because they know what the environmental uniform is. Where, I was going to an environmental professional conference a couple years ago and I transferred through Chicago and I thought to myself, because I was just too lazy to pull out my ticket. Número de Identificación del proyecto: TSI-090100-2011-23 If we look at it today, we're around 16% so we have to give credit for that movement from 2% to around 16%. The Lack of Diversity in the Environmental Movement – Part 1. Daniel asks Professor Taylor about her research on the history of the environmental movement, focusing on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion within environmental groups, both historically and today. They do not necessarily represent the views of Resources for the Future, which does not take institutional positions on public policies. We’ll begin by talking to Whitney … Mind the gap. And so we will really come out with the first big study on the wage gap. Well we'll make sure to keep an eye on them as well, and really appreciate you taking the time today to talk to us about your work on diversity and so much else. Recruitment. From the time I was a very young girl growing up in Jamaica, five, six years old. The women had on their Birkenstocks and the younger people, their Doc Martens. Resources for the Future... Programa: Resources Radio. And so when I went out to Yale to look at my, to do my graduate work, I did my Master's, then went on to do two PhDs. Report. That we really get to this, now modern post 1990 movement, where organizations are really realizing that they have to look at how they organize, how they, how they're structured, what's there in institutional kind of backing and how do we change that, because we do have to change it. So I started to think more about doing environment, and I went that route because I realized I was more interested in kind of that human-environment interaction. This is your keynote speaker. So we have this basis, if we think of someone like Audubon, John James Audubon, one of the main icons of the movement, he was a slave owner. And they get very upset. Somos biólogos y divulgadores de la ciencia. I am outside looking at all these roses, looking at the hillsides, looking at the waterfalls. | 01:00:10, En These are the same organizations, some founded in the mid-1800s, so they've had 150 years of homogeneity that they've invested in. It's not just environmental organizations that do that. "Too late, sister. Dorceta Taylor: Yes, so that report done in 2014, I am right now in the midst of doing a series of updates, so a new set of data. When you think about the history of the modern environment movement, where would you kind of place its beginnings and where would you trace its origins from? That might be because you're more articulate than me, but we'll set that aside for the moment. These past few weeks, people across the United States have been horrified by the continuing violence against people of color. Mind the gap." Dorceta Taylor: And it was, there was one of my students behind me who, because I could play this game for a long time, who finally stepped in because she was now fuming out ears and said, "Do you have any idea who this is? | 56:21, En I was a 12 year old or something like that in high school in Jamaica in 1970, and to this day I remember us getting out of devotion and worship because in many parts of the world nobody cares about separation of church and state. So students for instance, who would not even think of environment. Dorceta Taylor: So we're seeing some hiring at the top or second to the top tier of the organizations. Dorceta Taylor: And sure enough, everybody had on faded Khakis, like faded green clothes, Khakis, L.L. So a job opens up at “X Organization” and everybody in that organization send the ad out to their friends. Daniel Raimi: Do you have any examples come to mind? Alumni of our programs carry this work forward and out into their communities: they are the change agents and ambassadors of the changing face of environmentalism. So since 2014, organizations, environmental organizations have been doing it. There have been a series of lively discussions recently around the Future 500 office that led to the creation of a collective article on the subject. It really wasn't until we get to the 1990s and the advent of the environmental justice movement that, really very openly articulate a racial frame, a class frame, and a gender frame that questioned the assumptions, and the structures, and the hiring practices. These were all male, upper, upper, middle class, upper class men, retreats. As late as the 1930s and '40s if you're a woman, you couldn't join some of these organizations. That's not what diversity is about. And I mean the gate was very distinct, because everybody looked the same. In 1990 when we looked at the major environmental organizations, less than 2% of the staff were people of color. Daniel Raimi: Thank you so much for listening to resources radio. The environmenTal profeSSionalS inTervieWeD felT ThaT: a. And that's where it all began. I was simply blind to the fact that we hired just the same people over and over, and we never talked about it. Or I'll be invited to come in and give a keynote at a conference and I'm really good at testing and playing this game also. And that's just absurd. By then I realized I did not want to be a medical doctor. I had one kid at a conference, she asked me four times, "Can I help you? If done properly, diversity benefits everyone, because diversity opens this space to talk about wage inequality. Daniel Raimi: Right. There is no other faculty member in this department that has two PhDs to their name, done in five years at one of the top environmental program. Dorceta Taylor: Again, good news, bad news. Raimi asks Taylor about her research on the history of the environmental movement, focusing on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion within environmental groups—both historically and today. Become an annual RFF donor to receive Resources magazine in your mailbox three times a year. In 2014, we looked at around 200 organizations. So there's a mismatched then between the people of color who want jobs, who would work in these organizations. Daniel Raimi: And just so people, Green 2.0, that's the 2014 that we talked about. It's a question of what you see and what you don't see. As you'll hear, there's been quite a lot of progress over the years in these areas, but there are still big challenges and plenty of room for improvement. So millennials will often in my class say, "Well, why can't we get diversity to the level that it should be?" Get the free digital edition of Resources magazine, along with our weekly Resources Radio podcast and On the Issues newsletter. I know many of my colleagues are really anxious to hear this conversation as well. Big question to environmental organizations that have only white staff or workers, or predominantly white workers, only hire white workers, what are you going to do for your workforce in the next decade to a decade and a half? Instead of registering me. 07.23.19 Because if you're not putting up your diversity data, that lack of transparency is problematic. Biases. Some of those organizations, in many organizations, if you were black, you could not join these organizations as late as the 1970s. Pangea Aerospace. People started to pay attention to pesticides and spraying, and then Earth Day was just kind of the icing on the cake. SAVE. Still it was still, the movements were not fully inclusive about people of color and certainly also the white working class, but they broadened out a bit. I have done research where in the surveys and it's in the Green 2.0 report, in the surveys, I ask specifically what are the reasons why individuals ask about, when I asked them about their organizations. Everybody had on a Patagonia jacket or an L.L. The other really big piece of demographic information that people should have is that by the year 2050, I think 2042, the US will be a majority minority country. So we can think about it in terms of, some of it is unconscious. Daniel Raimi: Conservation clubs, and that? If people of color make up over 35% of the US population, why are they only in 14% of the senior staff positions of environmental organizations? Follow. Join us next week for another episode. What that does not get you is the person who is not tied into that network. So for instance, the Sierra Club had meetings and they took votes on whether or not they were going to admit the first African-American or the first Jewish member. Dorceta Taylor: First and foremost, racism, racism, racism and racism. So there is some race, racial, so unconscious bias, but there's also some racial bias. So the title of the book is The Rise of the American Conservation Movement. Browse more videos. So it's something that really transcended, even America, to a kid in a very small rundown school in Jamaica experiencing Earth Day on Earth Day in 1970. For Immediate Release: January 9, 2019Contact: Daniel Herrera, dherrera@rabengroup.com, 213-694-3353 REPORT CARD: Environmental Movement Is Getting More White, Failing to Improve Its Racial and Ethnic Diversity Key Groups PEW and Oceana Still Refuse to Submit Data, Foundations Severely Lacking Diver And there are interesting challenges with that. It's dropped down to below I think 3% right, in 2018. I wonder if, are there dynamics that are specific to the environmental movement that create these challenges? Well that's quite a story. Resources Radio is produced by Kate Petersen, with music by Daniel Raimi. I've found them. So they do recruit, but they recruit from informal internal networks. Inténtalo más tarde. Do you have a mechanism if that person gets an offer elsewhere to to make a counter offer? We believe that diversity strengthens and enriches our work and makes the environmental movement more relevant than ever. Playing next. Also, feel free to send us your suggestions for future episodes. Host Daniel Raimi talks with Professor Dorceta Taylor of the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability. Orla Jaron. Set up organizations that were, again, predominantly white or all white. We recognize that cultural diversity exists in multiple dimensions, and includes differences among people that are not immediately visible. El último humanista According to the Green 2.0 report by Dr. Dorceta E. Taylor: “The percentage of ethnic minorities on the boards or general staff of environmental organizations does not exceed 16%. And, but I still get that. Or if they go to a conference, they pass it on, or they send it to organizations in their network. When I migrated to the US, I shifted out of straight biology. I'm your host, Daniel Raimi. Audio no disponible. At first, many people think, especially whites think, "Oh, are you going to take my job away and give it to a person, an undeserving person of color?". It helps us spread the word. Dorceta Taylor: It's signaling, it's unconscious and it's also the subtle racism and the subtle kinds of things that people say or do in the environmental space. Coffee Break: Señal y Ruido Hodan Barreh, a youth environmental advocate passionate about bringing diversity to the environmental movement in her hometown of Austin, Texas — which studies show is one of the most economically segregated cities in the country — cautions green groups to avoid tokenization of people of color if they want to bring genuine diversity to the environmental movement. RFF Is an independent nonprofit research institution in Washington DC. The leadership of the movement is very white: one study found that in the member organizations of the American Natural Resources Council, people of color account for only 9 percent of the board of directors. So that's kind of stunning and it really should give the whole field something to reflect on. But this particular morning, the principle says, "We won't have our regular worship, it's Earth Day.". But before I ask you about that, I kind of want to step back just a little and ask about what you see as some of the roots of the lack of diversity within the environmental movements. A recent survey of the diversity of the country’s 40 largest environmental NGOs found that people of color make up just 27 percent of full-time staff, on average, at the largest environmental organizations. But for a lot of folks that, they are not used to that as kind of the unofficial uniform in many places, and they certainly can't afford, the three or four or five different Patagonia vests at $200 a pop. Good news is if we look at the state of diversity, it has increased. Dorceta Taylor: Yes. Escucha y descarga los episodios de Resources Radio gratis. The other thing that they can do is the culture within the organization. The views expressed on this podcast are solely those of the participants. We are seeing a very big gender gap in wages and a big racial gap. So that wage gap is real. They say, "We do not hire black people," or, "We do not hire minorities." The report is called The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations, Mainstream NGOs, Foundations and Government Agencies. Not to cast blame, but just so people have a frame of reference. Dorceta Taylor: I'll stop you there. LFDLC, Ep295: Dinosaurios; Fondo Cósmico de Luz; Constelaciones Egipcias; Evolución Térmica del Universo, 198 - Formación Estelar: El Origen de los Fusionadores Cósmicos de Hidrógeno, Astrobitácora - 2x07 - El observatorio de Arecibo, Astrobitácora: astronomía con Álex Riveiro, The mysteries of the epigenome with Dr. Dana Dolinoy, Black lung disease with Dr. Edward Petsonk, Mobile air quality monitoring with Dr. Joshua Apte, Climate change and health with physicians Jay Lemery and Cecilia Sorensen, Spaceflight and human health with Dr. Allison Anderson, Derechos de propiedad intelectual e industrial. Zero, 10,000, 5,000. So I will not wear my name tag. All the adults are inside making a nuisance of themselves. And the last piece I have is the fact that for the first time ever, I think in American environmental organization history, we have two top 10 organizations searching for presidents, the CEO. And one question that I have is when you look across the sector as you're updating this research that you've done, do you see any trends that you can point to where you see, where environmental groups are doing a better job on some of these metrics, and where they have kind of the most room to improve? Diversity in the environmental movement Even those outside the nonprofit sector are starting to notice the glaring lack of racial and ethnic diversity in the environmental movement’s leadership. Diversity and the Conservation Movement was developed by the National Audubon Society in partnership with the North American Association for Environmental Education, as well ToyotaTogetherGreen, So the other thing that's different about the '60s also was the infusion of youth. Resources - innovative ideas and engaging stories in environmental economics, Published since 1959 by Resources for the Future.
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