Anthony Giancatarino

Strategy Partner

Anthony (he/him) is Strategy Partner for Taproot Earth. Anthony brings over a decade of experience advancing energy, climate, and economic policies through participatory policymaking processes. He has worked from the local to national levels, most recently growing statewide climate justice efforts in Pennsylvania. 

Anthony led the Just Community Energy Transition Project for six years. In this role, he co-created and authored multiple toolkits and movement resources, including the Energy Democracy Scorecard (in partnership with the Emerald Cities Collaborative), the People’s Orientation to a Regenerative Economy (in partnership with the United Frontlines Table), Collaborating for Bold Possibilities (in partnership with the Climate Justice Alliance), Black Work Matters: Green Jobs Report (in partnership with POWER), and the co-creation of the We Power Policy Toolkit. Additionally, he has supported the design and implementation of climate justice fellowship programs that support the leadership and decision-making of frontline communities.

Anthony spent seven years at the Center for Social Inclusion (now known as Race Forward) working with grassroots leaders — particularly in the Gulf South — on strategies to achieve racial equity in US policies. 

Anthony has an MPA from New York University and a BA in Theology and Political Science from the University of Scranton. He is the father of three rooted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Leni Lenape lands.