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What do social justice and climate solutions have in common? Join the the region’s top clean energy thinkers and decision makers representing labor, government, green business, environment, and underrepresented community sectors to celebrate and strategize for energy democracy at the Clean Power, Healthy Communities Gathering on Nov 16-17 at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. At this gathering, you’ll learn what energy democracy is – how it’s very different from simply moving to 100% renewable energy – and how it can empower and accelerate your own work,…Find out more »
Join the region’s top clean energy thinkers and decision makers to learn and share the different strategies you are implementing to use local renewable resources as solutions to racial and social injustice. In a whole hour of networking, you’ll meet leaders in labor, government, green business, the environment, and underrepresented community sectors – and learn how they’ve all been working together. In the second hour, you’ll learn various successful strategies and policy-frameworks from the authors of “Energy Democracy,” the just-released book that’s starting a national movement. With good food, good booze, and good vibes, let’s celebrate…Find out more »
Join us on Friday November 17th as we gather as a community to help support those who have been affected by the fires. www.facebook.com/events/866565203506482/ The suggested donation for the event is on sliding scale of $15-$45 (no one turned away for lack of funds). You can find tickets here :: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/39207825662 All funds raised from ticket donations and the silent auction will be used to fund The North Bay Just & Resilient Futures Fund (a coalition of diverse, local organizations including: The Farmers Guild, Community Alliance with…Find out more »
Our mission is to bring traditional legacy foods from Black farmers and other socially disadvantaged farmers into Oakland as we engage a community vibe of self-reliance, cooperative community development, and healthy sustainable environments for all. Open every Saturday 10 am - 3 pm until Nov 18. LIKE IT FRESH! We specialize in carrying legacy foods grown by African American farmers; Black-eyed peas, Purple Hull peas, Yams, Okra, seeded watermelon. BUY IT FRESH! When you BUY IT Fresh from our Farmers'…Find out more »
Event will include activities for the kids and adults, a greens cook-off with prizes, holiday meal and engagement with community partners :) Schedule: 11:00 am Activities (for all ages) & Community Partner Engagement throughout the day 12:30 pm Greens Cook-off competition 1:30 pm Community Meal 2:30 pm Turkey Giveaway Community Partners Attending: *SF Housing Development Corporation *SF-Marin Food Bank ...more to confirm!Find out more »
The California Endowment, a statewide health funder of the Building Healthy Communities Initiative, recently opened the doors to its permanent Oakland office. We are proud to be a permanent fixture of the vibrant Oakland community, and to join in partnership with the many leaders, residents, artists, youth, and organizations advancing health and justice for all. Join us as we celebrate our grand opening with a community block party! We are shutting down Franklin Street (between 20th & 21st) for an…Find out more »
The You know that bike that's sitting in your garage, not being used? Bring it to us on Nov. 19th and we'll fix it and make sure someone in needs gets new wheels. THANKS TO YOU! And if you'd like to help, sign up here. Volunteer at this fabulous event! In its 20th year, GreenTown Los Altos is pleased to again help run the successful reCYCLE Bike Drive. By collecting gently used bikes that might otherwise end up in peoples’…Find out more »
Please join the Sustainable Economies Law Center and friends on December 5th, 2017 for our 8th Annual Fall Celebration and Showcase! TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR! PLEASE RSVP! If you are unable to afford a ticket but would like to attend, please email Ricardo at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on getting a solidarity rate ticket. FEATURING: A mouth-watering organic, locally-sourced dinner catered by People's Kitchen Collective, who works at the intersection of art and activism as a…Find out more »
Interested in helping with rooftop installations as a volunteer? Thinking of putting solar on your home? In either case, consider attending either or both of two free workshops being offered on Dec. 9 in Cupertino by SunWork Renewable Energy Projects (sunwork.org): Dec 9 (Sat), 9am–noon, VOLUNTEER SOLAR INSTALLATION TRAINING (covers the basics of electricity, solar technology, the installation process, & safety) Dec 9 (Sat), 12:15–1:30pm, GOING SOLAR WORKSHOP for homeowners considering solar (covers the basics of solar PV, technology options, economics, Net Energy Metering,…Find out more »
Please join Transition US on Tuesday, December 12th for a memorable evening of solutions, featuring: ♦ Stirring speakers in a TedX style format, including: -Richard Heinberg, author of numerous books, most recently Our Renewable Energy Future -Bob Stilger, author of AfterNow -Cassandra Ferrera, community builder and catalyst for cooperative stewardship -And more! ♦ Musical and comedic interludes by accomplished local stars ♦ Sumptuous hors d'oeuvres, award-winning brews and local wines Doors open at 6:30 for pre-event mingling, appetizers and conversation. Program begins at 7. Date: Tuesday, December 12th Time: 6:30 pm onward Location: Sebastopol Grange Hall, 6000…Find out more »