Our New Film on a Just Transition in Alaska: Returning to Balance In the early summer of 2019, the Chorus Foundation team and many of our grantees traveled to Alaska to see firsthand the work of our Alaskan partners in addressing climate change and creating a Just Transition to a post-extraction economy. The [...]
Chorus Foundation 2019 Convening One of the highlights of 2019 for the Chorus Foundation was a convening of our grantees in Alaska in late spring. This was our 4th annual gathering of grantees, and we were delighted to have more than 30 people join us to learn how our colleagues in Alaska are [...]
Kotzebue and Native Voices Case Study For more than 10,000 years, Alaska Natives have served as stewards and caretakers for the lands and waters to which they belong. This reciprocal relationship is based on respect, honor, and spiritual balance. However, in modern days, this stewardship and caretaking has been challenged by multi-layered governance [...]
When the workers at Republic Windows and Doors were fired without notice and asked to walk away from their jobs without back pay, severance, or benefits, they said—No.
The coal industry in Kentucky is in rapid decline, and the coal jobs that have been the backbone of the region’s economy for decades are disappearing. What will this mean for the state?
When the Navajo Nation’s first Tribal Council began signing deals with large energy corporations in the 1920’s, the promise was that uranium, oil, gas and coal leases would bring in millions in royalty revenues and create thousands of jobs for the community.