Hysan Gearring

Program Assistant
Portrait of Hysan Gearring

Hysan is the program assistant for Joyce’s Environment program.

Hysan has worked in the nonprofit and foundation world for his entire career. Prior to joining Joyce in 2015, he worked for the Rotary Foundation at Rotary International. He received his bachelor’s degree in English from Loyola University Chicago in 2013. Hysan lives in Evanston with his girlfriend and their cat. He enjoys reading, writing, old movies, and the occasional bout of socializing.

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The Joyce Foundation received the 2022 CGLR Great Lakes Changemaker Award

The Joyce Foundation received the 2022 Great Lakes Changemaker Award from the Council of the Great Lakes Region.

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Joyce Foundation Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency

The Supreme Court ruling in West Virginia v. EPA is a step backward in protecting the environment and public health. It limits the federal government’s ability to use the Clean Air Act to drive reductions in global warming pollution.

Policy Watch

Michigan Advocates Celebrate “Transformational” Environmental Investment

$5B bill infrastructure bill designed to improve drinking water, sewers, parks and other essential measures considered the largest and most beneficial environmental investment in Michigan in decades. 

In The Media

Ellen S. Alberding: $1 billion investment in cleanup is a major step toward restoring the Great Lakes

The landmark bipartisan infrastructure law to clean up toxic pollution in the Great Lakes is the single most significant restoration of the region’s history. It is also an affirmation of work Joyce supported and our grantees have advanced for decades.

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Research Report

Examining inequitable water debt in Chicago

Report by grantees Elevate and Metropolitan Planning Council examined millions of residential water bills from 2015-2020. The City of Chicago Water Affordability Analysis found that the lowest income households are the most burdened with high water bills.

Policy Watch

Illinois receives $226 million for project to block invasive carp from Great Lakes

A landmark environmental project championed by Joyce Foundation grantees and many other partners to keep invasive carp out of the Great Lakes has received critical federal funds.

Research Report

Lead in school drinking water

New Joyce-funded report by NASBE and Elevate on how states are dealing with the issue of lead in school drinking water and offers recommendations on how to improve.

Grantee Spotlight

Engaging to protect our water

Fifty years on, Alliance for the Great Lakes expands environmental justice advocacy through inclusion and partnerships.

Grantee
Alliance for the Great Lakes