Green Collar Heroes

Through strategies ranging from hip-hop to children's television to beekeeping—yes, beekeeping!—these 10 community leaders are making the green movement accessible, fun and profitable.

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The green movement is about more than celebrities driving hybrid cars and building green homes. It's about everyday people around the country doing grassroots work to reshape their streets, blocks, neighborhoods and cities.

Through strategies ranging from hip-hop to children's television to beekeeping—yes, beekeeping!—these 10 community leaders are making the green movement accessible, fun and profitable.

Zakiya Harris, co-founder and co-director, Grind for the Green

Brenda Palms-Barber, CEO, North Lawndale Employment Network (NLN), Sweet Beginnings and Beeline Cosmetics

John Moore, energy and environmental policy analyst, New Orleans Office of Recovery Management

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