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Linda Wells is the Associate Organizing Director at Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN). She brings nearly a decade of organizing experience with environmental and economic justice issues including running campaigns to protect endangered ecosystems through marketplace campaigns with ForestEthics and as a co-founder of the nationwide Hand in Hand — the domestic employers association, which seeks to create fair working conditions for domestic workers. As part of her dedication to strong multiracial movements for justice, Linda has served on the leadership team of the Catalyst Project’s Anne Braden training program for white social justice activists; and she is a graduate of Green Corps, the field school for environmental organizing. Linda is a fourth-generation Iowan from Davenport. She is based in Minneapolis and provides support to PAN partner organizations and communities, particularly in Iowa and Minnesota, as well as helping to lead PAN's organizing staff.