By Sarah Vogelsong of the Progress Index

Chesapeake Bay Foundation engages a group long overlooked in regional environmental advocacy efforts: Hispanics…

…Last week, together with 15 leaders in Central Virginia’s Hispanic community SHC spent a fall afternoon on the James River with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation discussing ways to get involved in restoring the James and the Chesapeake Bay.
Environmental education, said Tanya González, executive director of the regional Hispanic organization Sacred Heart Center, hasn’t traditionally been at the top of the community’s priority list, but in many ways, it represents a “natural intersection.” “Our community is already using these resources for recreation and family time,” she said…read more.