Honoring Environmental Justice Changemakers for Día De Los Muertos

This Día De Los Muertos, EnviroVoters Ed Fund wants to honor two women who passed in 2023 and whose contributions to the environmental justice movement have been deeply impactful for the communities they served and beyond.

Día De Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, is a holiday largely celebrated by people of Mexican heritage, and is meant to unite the dead with the living every year on November 1 and 2.

Ofrendas (offerings) are created with bright yellow marigold flowers and photos of the departed in order to honor those who have passed. This year, we wanted to create a virtual ofrenda in order to honor Cindy Montañez and Gloria Molina, two environmental justice changemakers who passed in 2023.

Cindy Montañez

Gloria Molina

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California Environmental Voters (EnviroVoters) Education Fund, formerly the California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, believes the climate crisis is here and this moment requires transformative change. EnviroVoters Ed Fund fights for equity and justice for all Californians, from voting rights to clean air and water. We work together to make government, policy, and voting accessible by conducting public opinion research, shaping the public narrative, organizing with allies and local communities, and educating legislators on pressing environmental issues. We won’t stop until we have resilient, healthy, thriving communities, and a democracy and economy that is just and sustainable for all. Join us at www.EnviroVotersEdFund.org and on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram