Wisconsin Green Muslims, a grassroots environmental justice group formed in 2005, connecting faith, environmental justice, sustainability, and healing through education and service. It intends to educate the Muslim community and the general public about the Islamic environmental teachings, to apply them in daily life and to form coalitions and collaborations working toward a just, healthy, peaceful, and sustainable future.
For over two decades, Huda Alkaff has advocated for environmental justice, initiating Muslim and interfaith programs on energy and water conservation. Huda, an educator and ecologist, received a master’s of science degree in conservation ecology and sustainable development (MS CESD)) from the University of Georgia in 1997 and teaches environmental studies courses at the University of Wisconsin. She is the founder and Director of the Islamic Environmental Group of WI formed in 2005. Huda is a founding member and leader of the Interfaith Earth Network and Wisconsin Interfaith Power and Light. Huda also serves on the national Interfaith Power and Light Campaigns Committee, national Greening Ramadan Task Force, and the Milwaukee Environmental Consortium Board of Directors.