Preserving Our Forests
Out of Fashion
Conflict Palm Oil
Responsible Food Systems
Forests and Finance
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Sign the Petition: Protect Critical Rainforests Now!
Abercrombie & Fitch: Ensure there is no rainforest destruction in your clothing!
Tell PepsiCo: No Exploitation for Snack Food
Conflict Palm Oil: The Human Cost of Conflict Palm Oil
Shareholders beware: How major Japanese companies are misreporting sustainability under the Corporate Governance Code (English)
Protecting Our Climate
Shorting the Climate
Banks and Climate
Keep it in the Ground
Change the Course
Climate Action Fund
Tell Banks: No Fracked Gas Dirty Deal in the Rio Grande Valley
Take the Pledge!
Tell President Obama: No More Coal, Oil and Gas Leases on Public Lands!
Bridge to Nowhere
Tipping the Scales: 100 Days to Secure a Real Climate Legacy
Shorting the Climate: Summary
Community Action Grants
Protect An Acre
Climate Action Fund
Upholding Human Rights
RAN and Racial Justice
The Understory Blog
The Understory Blog
2017 Problems: Factory Farmed Meat & Conflict Palm Oil
Ralph Lauren Commits to Rainforest-Free Fabrics
Because of you, people know what Keep it in the Ground means
RAN in the news
RAN Annual Report 2015 - 2016
Big Banks are Shorting the Climate: Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card 2016
Change the Course: Our Shared Vision
Tipping the Scales: 100 Days to Secure a Real Climate Legacy
Rainforest Action Network
Mission and Values
How We Win
Board of Directors
Financial and Annual Reports
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Protect An Acre
Lindsey Allen, Executive Director of Rainforest Action Network, has more than a decade of experience pressuring and inspiring some of the world’s largest corporations to protect rainforests, human rights and the climate. A veteran environmental and social justice organizer, Lindsey has spent her career preventing commodity expansion into globally critical...
National Organizing Outreach Coordinator, Palm Oil Campaign
Kelsey studied environmental science in school, but discovered her true passion in organizing, thanks to a college internship. She is responsible for engaging and mobilizing a team of local volunteers, and Palm Oil Activists across the country, to take action and generate pressure on America's largest snack food companies. Kelsey...
Senior Research and Policy Advisor
William has 27 years of experience in the environmental NGO sector. He has conducted fieldwork in North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe and has served as an NGO lobbyist at numerous multilateral environmental organizations. William holds degrees from the University of Massachusetts, Cornell, and the University of California Berkeley....
Climate and Energy Senior Campaigner
Ruth brings 13 years of on the ground work with environmental justice frontline communities. She specializes in providing air monitoring, organizing, organizational capacity building, fundraising and media trainings. Ruth has conducted trainings and supported campaigns with with leaders in 35 US States and 10 international locations including key relationships in...
Digital Production Manager - Web Developer
Margot has been helping grassroots campaigns and non-profits kick-ass online for over a decade, with a focus on tools that help elevate and promote local actions onto the national and international stage. She loves bug fixing and problem solving and helping campaigns achieve their goals. Born in Canada to American...
Roberta comes to RAN with a diverse resume, including experience in fundraising, program management, event planning, dance education, and film production. She spent four years working for Rockefeller Family foundations in New York, supporting international cultural and environmental exchange, before migrating west. As Executive Assistant at RAN, Roberta works to...
Ginger has 20 years of experience campaigning on national and international human rights and environmental issues, and is the Program Director for RAN’s Forests campaign. In her previous role as Director of RAN’s Change Chevron campaign, she worked with indigenous communities in the Amazon seeking to enforce one of the...
Digital Campaign Specialist
J is a certified NationBuilder expert with a strong grasp of CRM tools. He brings experience in the management of local elections to RAN, along with an ambitious desire to challenge corporate power. J works to customize RAN’s messaging and campaign actions to ensure they are sent to the appropriate...
Digital Design Coordinator
Jake Conroy is a long-time activist, designer, and writer based in San Francisco, CA, USA. He has been involved in a wide range of grassroots activism since 1995. His dedication to change is almost matched for his desire to make it look good. Over the last 15 years, Jake has...
Lafcadio has worked over the past 25 years in a variety of roles and institutions in North America and the Asia-Pacific region on market transformation campaigns and private sector sustainability, policy analysis, institutional strengthening and community and rights-based natural resource management. He founded Greenpeace’s Papua New Guinea office, worked three...
Toben’s craft is visual communications, where he seeks to balance time in front of the screen with time spent drawing inspiration from natural landscapes and the laughter of children. As Art Director, he plays a vital role in shaping RAN’s visual identity and amplifying RAN’s campaigns by producing innovative, high-impact...
Senior Campaigner, Finance Campaign
Jason is point person on RAN's fossil fuel finance work, pressuring private banks to stop funding coal and extreme oil and gas. He was formerly digital campaigner for the climate and energy team. Jason came to RAN from Amnesty International USA, where he worked on the rights to health, water...
Director of Communications
Christopher has worked in social change communications for more than 20 years. After graduating from UCLA he spent seven years at the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, eventually serving as the Director of Public Education. At the ACLU, he worked on a wide variety of issues including immigrant...
Jeri Howland came to RAN after 30 years of fundraising leadership in the education sector. It took no time for her passion for RAN's mission to blossom as she is a consummate participant whenever possible in everything from actions to discussions on campaign and organizational strategy. Jeri's love of nature...
Data Entry/Devo Admin
Christina Humphreys (Data Entry/Devo Admin) Christina began working with nonprofit art organizations in her hometown of Tampa, FL while studying painting at the University of South Florida. Following graduation, she assisted several small business with administrative and marketing needs, painted murals in elementary schools, and volunteered with a nonprofit art...
Climate and Energy Program and Research Coordinator
Alison came to RAN after graduating from Brown University with academic and activist experience in climate and energy policy. She provides up-to-date research and administrative support for the Climate and Energy team's bold campaigns. “I was reminded of how inspired I am by RAN's systemic approach to change when we...
Forests Communications Manager
Emma Rae comes to RAN with over eight years of experience in nonprofit communications. A long-time freelance journalist and poet, Emma Rae’s writing has appeared in numerous publications. She has also worked with youth in environmental justice organizations, in sustainable agriculture as an apprentice farmer, and as a trail crew...
Climate and Energy Research Associate
After studying Environmental Studies / Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Grant did research and communications work as a part of various environmental, renewable energy, and nonprofit organizations before joining RAN. He enjoys volunteering with activism groups such as the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.
Chelsea has worked in corporate campaigning for five years and specializes in project management and coordination. Chelsea's work at RAN is to expose the culprits destroying the endangered Leuser Ecosystem and to amplify the public profile of this critical biodiversity hotspot. Since joining RAN in 2011, Chelsea has also played...
Finance & Administrative Associate
Leonor is a social justice activist with a strong background in not-for-profit accounting and financial analysis. A desire to contribute a financial management skill set to social justice organizing and movement building led her to pursue a Master of Science in Accountancy and a BS in Business Administration with an...
Climate and Energy Communications Manager
Before RAN, Virali led communications for a global health nonprofit focused on women and girls, where she got to see first hand how climate, colonialism, and gender intersect. In her varied work history, she’s led backpacking trips for urban youth, toured garbage and recycling facilities around the US, and consulted...
Senior Forest Campaigner
Brihannala comes to RAN with over a decade of experience working to support the rights of grassroots communities in Indonesia and Malaysia. At RAN, Brihannala works to support communities impacted by pulp and paper production, translating their experiences into hard hitting campaigns on US brands. She currently works to target...
Chief Operating Officer
Noel has over 25 years of business experience with the last 15 spent in a senior leadership roles within the nonprofit sector. His experiences span across various Silicon Valley companies, George Lucas’ video gaming company (LucasArts), the San Francisco Film Society and EdTec, a private consulting firm that worked with...
Senior Organizer, Rainforest Free Pulp & Paper Campaign
Ethan brings over a decade of experience in climate and environmental justice organizing. He helped build the youth climate movement as the Field Director of Energy Action Coalition, worked in Texas with the Tar Sands Blockade direct action campaign, and with frontline communities on Houston's East End with TEJAS (Texas...
Senior Campaigner, Climate & Energy Program
Scott Parkin is a trainer, coordinator and organizer in social justice and environmental movements. He has worked with anti-corporate global justice, anti-war, labor, environmental and climate movements in North America, Europe and Australia. Originally from the suburbs of Dallas, TX, Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Appalachian State...
Deputy Executive Director
Pallavi Phartiyal (Deputy Executive Director) Pallavi joined RAN in the newly created role of Deputy Executive Director in November 2016. Pallavi oversees the management of the organization and supervision of senior leadership; she is also leading the org
National Organizer for the Conflict Palm Oil Campaign
Pearl was born in Florida, raised in New Jersey and tells people she's from Brooklyn. She attended CUNY Medgar Evers in Brooklyn, New York and studied Journalism there, which comes in handy because the justice organizations she's worked for actually break the big stories and are true watchdogs of democracy....
Donor Systems Assocaite
Gabriel fostered a love for the natural world from a young age, in no small part due to summers spent wandering through the woods at a remote summer camp in Northern California. Years later, he began to volunteer some of his time to help the camp raise money for scholarships...
Ashley Schaeffer Yildiz
Responsible Food Campaigner
Ashley has over a decade of experience working on corporate campaigns. Before joining RAN in 2009, Ashley worked with Amazon Watch on the Clean Up Ecuador Campaign targeting Chevron and as an activist trainer with Greenpeace worked on campaigns targeting the likes of Kimberly Clark and Trader Joe's. As the...
Digital Campaign Strategist
Gabriel started organizing in 1999, going door-to-door to protect lakes and rivers in his home state of Michigan and hasn't stopped since. Over the years he's been proud to work and volunteer for a variety of progressive groups and campaigns such as MoveOn.org, Human Rights Campaign, Sierra Club, Greenpeace, Clean...
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