Denise Patel

U.S. Program Director and Regional Coordinator for the U.S./Canada Region, GAIA

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Denise Patel is the U.S. Program Director and Regional Coordinator for the U.S./Canada Region at GAIA. She has previously worked on campaigns and policy development with labor, environmental, and environmental justice organizations on toxics and chemical safety, fossil fuel divestment, and climate change, with a focus on improving environmental and occupational health. Denise is based in New York City.

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Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda marched on Capitol Hill in her last “Fire Drill Friday” protest, though she said on the event’s Twitter account that it won’t be her last climate change rally — just the last one in Washington “for a while.” The “Fire Drill Friday” protests — a weekly event organized by scientists, […]

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