Category : Activism

Eco-Stories: Amy Armstrong, Executive Director of SCELP

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Amy Armstrong, Executive Director and General Counsel, started working for SCELP in September, 2002, after receiving a competitive two year fellowship from Equal Justice Works, formerly the National Association of Public Interest Law. Once her fellowship ended, she became a staff […]

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Eco-Stories: Alan Hancock – Coastal Conservation Leauge

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Alan Hancock joined the Coastal Conservation League in 2015 after working for Conservation Voters of South Carolina as their Campaigns Director. Alan has also worked at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control enforcing and developing air pollution regulations. […]

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Eco-Stories: Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine is a published author, computer scientist, lecturer, mathematician, historian, columnist, preservationist, environmental justice advocate, environmentalist, film consultant, and “The Art-ivist.” She is the founder of the premiere advocacy organization for the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture, the […]

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Eco-Stories: Rebecca Haynes – Conservation Voters of South Carolina

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Rebecca Haynes, Deputy Director of CVSC Rebecca has over fifteen years of experience working on water policy in South Carolina with communities, utilities, and agencies, most recently at the SC Dept. of Health and Environmental Control and American Rivers. A University […]

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Eco-Stories: Zach Steinhauser and the Purple Martin

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Zach Steinhauser is a Eco-tour operator based out of Lexington SC who, for the past 3 years, has been taking tourists to view North America’s largest Purple Martin migration roost. His tours began when he found out a surprising fact about […]

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Eco-Stories: Mel Smith – Activism in England

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Mel lives in Somerset UK with her husband and 2 young children. After graduating from the University of Sussex with a BA in Social Anthropology and Spanish, Mel pursued a career based on her passion for social justice and equality. Her […]

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