Press kit

Environmental Change-Makers helps people discover the joys, skills, connections and fulfillment of the new future.

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Contact information

ECM spokesperson Joanne Poyourow can be reached via voicemail at (310) 670-4777 or email.


Media coverage

The activities of Environmental Change-Makers have been in the news:  magazines, radio, TV.

  • “In the garden … a look at community gardens,” HomeTown News, April 2013.  A full-color, centerfold spread which featured both of our gardens, the Community Garden at Holy Nativity and the Emerson Avenue Community Garden.  Archive copy not yet online, blog version has no photos.
  • Radio Ecoshock, Feb 2011.  ECM’s Joanne Poyourow talks about the Transition movement.  MP3 download
  • “Urban farm road trip: Los Angeles,” Urban Farm Magazine, Jan/Feb 2011.  The Community Garden at Holy Nativity had a photo spread in this national magazine.  Photos not online.
  • “South LA Earth Fair,” online television Tonic, April 2010.  Joanne Poyourow and Peter Rood, co-founders of the Environmental Change-Makers, are interviewed at the South LA Earth Fair. No longer online.
  • “Alt-Econ” KCRW, March 2010. Joanne Poyourow speaks about Transition Los Angeles, the Environmental Change-Makers, and ECM’s new LETSystem on Southern California’s leading National Public Radio affiliate
  • “Life After Oil” Whole Life Times , April 2009. Transition Los Angeles, the organization that grew out of the Environmental Change-Makers, is prominently featured in this cover article of a national magazine.

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