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Giancarlo Valdetaro


Legislative Associate

Giancarlo Valdetaro is a transportation policy professional and movement builder living in Washington, D.C. With a background in electoral politics and the movement for a more sustainable and just transportation system, he looks to pull all the transportation policy levers we can in the fight for a Green New Deal.

Nassim Ashford


Legislative Associate

Nassim Ashford is a legislative associate with a strong commitment to public health and environmental justice, having led and supported initiatives that alleviate community health disparities and promote environmental stewardship. He’s a Yale School of Public Health graduate and former public health associate for the CDC, as well as team member Congresswoman Karen Bass, and co-founder of NoirUnited International.

Daniela (Dani) Marin


Senior Communications Manager, Digital & Content

Dani Marin is a narrative strategist, multimedia producer, and community storyteller based out of Orlando, Florida. With a background as a community organizer and reporter, she brings a media justice lens to Storytelling and Content Work in the fight for a Green New Deal.

Kayla Gaines


Comms. Associate, Press

Kayla Gaines is a communications associate based out of Houston, TX. She is a part of the media relations team, where she leads in storytelling through an environmental justice lens. In her spare time, Kayla enjoys browsing the sci-fi section of a bookstore and running around with her puppy, Bo.

Mercedes Renshaw


National Distributed Organizer

Mercedes Renshaw is a national field organizer currently based out of northern Colorado. Her life journey has molded her commitment to engaging in political activism to build a country that truly values Indigenous sovereignty, racial equity, working-class families, education, and the environment.

Priya Mulgaonkar


Senior Policy & Field Manager

Priya Mulgaonkar has worked for a decade at the intersection of policy, planning, and organizing to advocate for environmental and climate justice solutions that center frontline communities. She brings prior experience working at Hester Street and the NYC Environmental Justice Alliance to her current role at GNDN, where her work supports research and capacity building for state and federal climate advocacy campaigns.

Vincent (Vinny) Eubanks


Senior Operations Associate

Vinny is an operations professional with over five years of experience in operations, financial, and administrative assistance. Vinny specializes in administrative and information technology and is responsible for educating other employees on using progressive systems and applications, including accounting procedures and organizational apps. Vinny is inspired daily by his daughter and likes to hike, play sports, and play video games in his free time.