Sudha Nandagopal

Sudha Nandagopal is a graduate of Green Corps, the field school for environmental organizing, and a board member of OneAmerica, an immigrant, civil-rights, and human-rights organization. She is an environmentalist who also organizes on issues of racial and income equity, social justice, and workers’ rights. You can follow her on Twitter. The views expressed here are personal and do not reflect any official organizational opinions or positions.

How immigration reform can lead us to a stronger environmental movement

The demographics of the U.S. are changing fast, and mainstream green groups aren't keeping up. It's time for a new, inclusive approach.

Love Thy Labor as Thyself

Why enviros should care about unions and collective bargaining

Photo: Andrew ButittaIn the past few weeks, we’ve seen the fiercest attacks in recent history on collective bargaining. We’ve also seen the dramatic responses of people taking to the Wisconsin statehouse and the streets to stand together for their rights. …

Can the Gulf oil spill be environmentalists’ Arizona moment?

A May Day protest against Arizona’s immigration law.Photo courtesy th.omas via FlickrWithin a week of Arizona’s new racial-profiling bill becoming law, the “1 MILLION Strong AGAINST the Arizona Immigration Law SB1070” group on Facebook climbed to nearly 1.3 million people. …

Why environmentalists should get involved in immigration reform

How many enviros can you spot in this picture?Photo: Salina CanizalesI grew up in a family that sorted recyclables, reused containers until they were no longer reusable, and walked whenever and wherever we could. We turned off our lights and …