Organizing Documents

SETF Brochure

Jemez Principles

On December 6-8, 1996, forty people of color and European-American representatives met in Jemez, New Mexico, for the “Working Group Meeting on Globalization and Trade.” The Jemez meeting was hosted by the Southwest Network for Environmental and Economic Justice with the intention of hammering out common understandings between participants from different cultures, politics and organizations. The following “Jemez Principles” for democratic organizing were adopted by the participants.

Environmental Organizations

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  • 350 kishwaukee (GO)
  • Alliance for the Great Lakes (GO)
  • Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI) (GO)
  • Blacks In Green (BIG) (GO)
  • Calumet Ecological Park Association
  • Calumet Environmental Resource Center (CERC) (GO)
  • Calumet Heritage Partnership (GO)
  • Calumet is My Back Yard (CIMBY) (GO)
  • Centro Comunitario Juan Diego (GO)
  • Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) (GO)
  • Chicago Park District (GO)
  • Chicago Wilderness (GO)
  • Delta Institute (GO)
  • Dunes Learning Center (GO)
  • Field Museum – Science Action Center (GO)
  • Forest Preserve District of Cook County (GO)
  • Friends of the Calumet – Sag Trail (GO)
  • Friends of the Chicago River (GO)
  • Friends of the Forest Preserves (GO)
  • Friends of the Parks (FOTP) (GO)
  • Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation (GO)
  • Global Alliance of Artists (GO)
  • Golden Apple Foundation (GO)
  • Greenpeace Chicago (GO)
  • Hoosier – Environmental Council (GO)
  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources (GO)
  • Illinois Natural History Survey (GO)
  • Illinois/Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) (GO)
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (GO)
  • Indigenous Environmental Network (GO)
  • Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) (GO)
  • Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands (GO)
  • MN350 (GO)
  • Northwest Indiana Restoration Monitoring Inventory (NIRMI) (GO)
  • National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) (GO)
  • Openlands (GO)
  • Pullman Civic Organization (GO)
  • Rising Tide Chicago (GO)
  • Save the Dunes (GO)
  • Shirley Heinze Land Trust (GO)
  • Sierra Club – Chicago (GO)
  • Southeast Chicago Coalition to Ban Petcoke (GO)
  • Taltree Arboretum and Gardens (GO)
  • The Nature Conservancy (GO)