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  • green jobs | Ecology Center
    31 2015 by Ecology Center This month we had 12 youth graduate from our summer Youth Environmental Academy Our youth had their first green job supporting our farmers markets and Farm Fresh Choice stands Through our environmental literacy curriculum they learned about renewable energy sustainable agriculture resource recovery water management and green job career paths Lastly we had lots of Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged green jobs youth Youth Environmental Academy youth leadership Leave a reply Local Restaurant Lalime s Celebrates Their 30th Year with Benefit Dinner for Youth Program 6 29 15 June 19 2015 by Ecology Center Save the date to eat sip and support our youth program Lalime s is celebrating thirty years in business with a dinner party that will give back to the community We are honored that they are donating proceeds to support our Youth Environmental Academy YEA YEA is a green leadership development program that offers paid internships Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Ecology Center youth program fundraiser green jobs Lalime s support Youth Environmental Academy Leave a reply East Bay Express s Local Economy Issue Highlights Local Energy Program for Alameda County June 11 2015 by Ecology Center East Bay Express has featured a game changing energy initiative for their Local Economy issue this week Alameda County s plan to create its own renewable energy supply to combat climate change and create thousands of jobs Community Choice Aggregation CCA programs empower local governments to source their own power supply for customers within their area while Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Alameda County berkeley climate action coalition climate Community Choice Aggregation green jobs greenhouse gas emissions renewable energy Leave a reply We re Hiring for Youth Positions Administrative Associate Lead Farmers Market Manager Events Coordinator Apply Soon May 12

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  • youth | Ecology Center
    December 23 2015 by Ecology Center 2015 has been quite a year We have had several exciting successes this year as we continued to provide daily direct services to our community Our classes and events have received record attendance our farmers markets finished the year strong and we continue to advance our Zero Waste goals We succeeded in passing legislation in Read more Posted in Blog Tagged 2015 AB 1321 climate drought food and farming Market Match support video youth Leave a reply Lift Up our Youth Leaders Invest in Long Lasting Change for Giving Tuesday 12 1 15 November 30 2015 by Ecology Center For Giving Tuesday on December 1st show your support for the next generation of environmental justice leaders The Ecology Center s Youth Environmental Academy YEA develops environmental literacy and leadership skills among teens and young adults Our aim is to inspire engage and educate young people from communities historically disenfranchised and left out of the environmental Read more Posted in Blog Tagged GivingTuesday donate support youth Leave a reply We re Hiring Come Join Our Work November 13 2015 by Ecology Center We are currently accepting applications for several positions across our programs Farmers Market Access Equity Program Coordinator On Call Curbside Recycling Driver and two Youth positions Please visit our Jobs page for full job descriptions and for details on how to apply These positions are all open now but may be filled at anytime so Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Ecology Center jobs food farming join our work now hiring recycling youth 1 Reply Ecology Center s Dante Kaleo Alnas Benson Recognized as 50 Fund Rookie Playmaker Thank You 50 Fund and Levi s November 4 2015 by Ecology Center Amazing news our staffer Dante Kaleo Alnas Benson has been recognized as

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  • youth development | Ecology Center
    November 4 2015 by Ecology Center Amazing news our staffer Dante Kaleo Alnas Benson has been recognized as a leader among his community by the 50 Fund and Levi s They have made him a Rookie Playmaker for his work to spread the word about healthy food access and lead his peers by example in the community he has grown up in Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged 50 Fund Dante Kaleo Alnas Benson Farm Fresh Choice food justice healthy food Levi s youth youth development Leave a reply We re Hiring for Youth Positions Administrative Associate Lead Farmers Market Manager Events Coordinator Apply Soon May 12 2015 by Ecology Center Come work with us Our Youth Development program is offering exciting new youth positions that offer first steps for the next generation of environmental leaders We re also looking for part time and full time staff in our Education Engagement and Food Farming programs Brief details for these positions are below Help us find Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Ecology Center Farmers Markets Ecology Center jobs green jobs youth development Leave a reply Wild Fermentation with Phat Beetz Youth Pickle Co 5 2 15 April 24 2015 by Ecology Center Love pickled vegetables Learn to make your own It s easy affordable incredibly healthy and maybe slightly addictive Talk with any fermentation enthusiast and you might get a glimpse that pickled vegetables is a gateway into the wild macrobiotic world of cultured foods Coming up Saturday May 2nd we have a free event that we hope Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Ecology Center Store event fermentation free event Phat Beets Produce pickling youth development Leave a reply 10 ways we moved the needle in 2014 December 30 2014 by Ecology Center Here s what s inspiring

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  • Youth Environmental Academy | Ecology Center
    be in the forefront of many environmental campaigns It s never too early to become an environmental activist and the Ecology Center offers resources for everyone in Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged green jobs youth youth development Youth Environmental Academy Leave a reply We Celebrate 12 Graduates from our Youth Environmental Academy this Summer August 31 2015 by Ecology Center This month we had 12 youth graduate from our summer Youth Environmental Academy Our youth had their first green job supporting our farmers markets and Farm Fresh Choice stands Through our environmental literacy curriculum they learned about renewable energy sustainable agriculture resource recovery water management and green job career paths Lastly we had lots of Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged green jobs youth Youth Environmental Academy youth leadership Leave a reply Local Restaurant Lalime s Celebrates Their 30th Year with Benefit Dinner for Youth Program 6 29 15 June 19 2015 by Ecology Center Save the date to eat sip and support our youth program Lalime s is celebrating thirty years in business with a dinner party that will give back to the community We are honored that they are donating proceeds to support our Youth Environmental Academy YEA YEA is a green leadership development program that offers paid internships Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Ecology Center youth program fundraiser green jobs Lalime s support Youth Environmental Academy Leave a reply Youth Interns Broaden Their Horizons through EcoHouse Tour August 7 2014 by Nerine Ortiz Pon On a recent Friday I along with the rest of Ecology Center youth interns took a field trip to the EcoHouse located in North Berkeley The tour was filled with insights on how to grow a successful garden ways utilize water resourcefully and tips for applying these skills to

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  • Urgent: Monday, 4/25/16 Call Out Gov. Brown on His Silence on Oakland Coal Export Development | Ecology Center
    stay in the ground to avoid climate disaster But what has our professed climate leader done to stop coal trains from coming through his hometown Nothing The San Francisco Chronicle Oakland Tribune now East Bay Times East Bay Express and thousands of his fellow Oaklanders have asked Gov Brown to take a stand against coal but so far he is missing in action Please join us in a state wide all day call in to call out Gov Jerry Brown for his silence on the Oakland coal scheme Monday April 25 between 8 am and 5 pm Call 916 445 2841 Fax 916 558 3160 Twitter JerryBrownGov Email https govnews ca gov gov39mail mail php Call on Brown to Publicly oppose the export of coal from the new bulk terminal being built in West Oakland We are asking Gov Brown to defend his fellow Oaklanders who already suffer the health consequences from the worst air quality in all of Alameda County Affirm his support for Senator Loni Hancock s two bills about coal and use the power of his office to promote and pass them California State Senator Loni Hancock has spearheaded two bills that aim to prevent Oakland from becoming the largest export port for polluting dirty coal on the West Coast SB 1277 authored by Senator Loni Hancock would immediately outlaw the land shipment of coal to the Oakland Bulk and Oversized shipping terminal and its subsequent overseas shipment from that terminal SB 1279 authored by Senator Loni Hancock would immediately prohibit the California Transportation Commission from programming or allocating any state funds for any project at a port facility located near a disadvantaged community which exports or proposes to export coal from California For more information visit Senator Hancock s site http sd09 senate ca gov Photo

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  • Ecology Center | Ecology Center
    Clean Up 4 23 16 April 20 2016 by Ecology Center Give back to the Bay and all the creatures who call it home Start off with an all levels donation based yoga class at 8 00am At 9 00am we ll learn about pollution and clean up strategies Then we ll head out to collect litter and record data which will help change laws to improve the health of our ecosystem Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Earth Day plastic pollution plastic free Shoreline Clean up take action Leave a reply Spare the Air Let s Tell BAAQMD to Spare OUR Air Organizing Forum 4 21 16 April 18 2016 by Ecology Center The five Bay Area refineries are poised to start importing large amounts of oil from the Canadian tar sands Why does this matter Tar sands are a highly polluting fossil fuel that are dangerous to transport process and store Converting crude oil derived from the tar sands called bitumen into useable fuel takes so much Read more Posted in Blog Tagged BAAQMD Chevron disaster climate climate action climate change oil refineries take action tar sands Leave a reply Earth Day Around the Bay April 4 2016 by Ecology Center Earth Day falls on April 22nd each year but many communities use the whole month of April to bring people together to learn take action or be hands on helping the environment In the Bay Area there s a range of festivals and gatherings big and small Here s a selection of what s happening for Earth Day Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged Earth Day Ecology Center events free event Shoreline Clean up take action Leave a reply Watch New Short Film Berkeley Vs Big Soda March 29 2016 by Ecology Center On March 28th

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  • climate action | Ecology Center
    Tell BAAQMD to Spare OUR Air Organizing Forum 4 21 16 April 18 2016 by Ecology Center The five Bay Area refineries are poised to start importing large amounts of oil from the Canadian tar sands Why does this matter Tar sands are a highly polluting fossil fuel that are dangerous to transport process and store Converting crude oil derived from the tar sands called bitumen into useable fuel takes so much Read more Posted in Blog Tagged BAAQMD Chevron disaster climate climate action climate change oil refineries take action tar sands Leave a reply Changemakers for Climate 2 3 16 February 2 2016 by Ecology Center Whether you ve never attended a public meeting or you are already deep in the trenches this monthly brief will get you up to speed on Bay Area climate campaigns and next steps for action Issues include Crude by Rail Bay Area Coal Exports BAAQMD Refinery Rules and Community Choice Energy These targeted campaigns have impacts Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate climate action community choice energy Ecology Center event fossil fuels local clean energy Leave a reply Last Chance to Speak Up to Protect Rooftop Solar for all Californians January 22 2016 by Ecology Center Right now thanks to the hard work of many activists including our friends at 350 Bay Area the CPUC is poised to enact a decision on net metering that would maintain the policies on rooftop solar that have made California a clean energy leader over the past few years But now our major utilities are Read more Posted in Blog Tagged 350 Bay Area Clean Energy climate climate action CPUC net metering rooftop solar Leave a reply As Climate Deal Reached in Paris Important Moment to Speak Up to Keep Local Renewable Energy Growing December 14

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  • climate justice | Ecology Center
    His Silence on Oakland Coal Export Development April 25 2016 by Ecology Center No Coal in Oakland is asking allies throughout the State to call write tweet or fax Gov Jerry Brown on Monday April 25 We are fighting a plan to transport up to 9 5 million tons per year of Utah coal through Oakland for export overseas Last July at the Vatican Gov Brown said to the Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate action climate justice coal Coal by Rail Gov Brown Oakland policy Sacramento take action Leave a reply Kad Smith Climate Rider on Our Power October 1 2014 by Ecology Center Our Power was the cornerstone of my cross country voyage on the People s Climate Train and march in New York City Our Power is coined by the Climate Justice Alliance and focuses on empowering local living communities in just transitions and a radical shift from extreme energy use and dependence More philosophically Our Power represents Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged climate justice Climate Train environmental justice frontline communities Kad Smith People s Climate March Leave a reply Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California

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