On this inaugural day of 2017, a billionaire climate-denying demagogue and his corporate cronies move into the center of our democracy, rebuking the norms, traditions, and institutions that allow us to pursue a more perfect union. We must brace for the worst: heinous policy agendas and an all-out assault on basic, democratic tenets. But we… Read more »
Two years ago, the Ecology Center formed a Solidarity and Allyship working group, comprised of staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences. The committee’s work is supported with a budget, so we can take the lead on internal assessments and staff trainings. In its two years, we have successfully implemented two all-day trainings, hosted several topical… Read more »
The Ecology Center stands with Standing Rock, a Native American, youth-led movement for justice, clean water, and a stable climate. Thousands of miles away in North Dakota, a proposed pipeline was rerouted to protect the water supply of the mostly-white residents of Bismarck and is now putting the water for native communities at risk. We… Read more »
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
” – Alice Walker
The Trump victory has shaken us to the core. It’s a repudiation of the values that we hold dear. We are awakening to a different view of the work ahead. There are new uncertainties… Read more »
The Berkeley City Council approved joining East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) on Tuesday, November 1st!
Goals for the Alameda County program include:
EBCE will launch in cities throughout Alameda in Fall 2017.
EBCE will be a community-governed power supplier, committed to providing electricity generated from a high percentage of renewable sources such as solar, wind… Read more »