Have dinner with us! Sunday Supper at Chez Panisse, 1/15/16

Have dinner with us! Sunday Supper at Chez Panisse, 1/15/16
We’re excited to be part of Sunday Suppers’ third season! Join us January 15th at Chez Panisse as part of restaurateur Charlie Hallowell’s Sunday Suppers series. Launched in May 2014, this event brings together spectacular food and good company to raise money for a different East Bay organization working on behalf of the community. To… Read more »

No Time to Despair. Let’s Get Busy Creating the Future!

No Time to Despair. Let's Get Busy Creating the Future!
Dear Ecology Center Supporters, The Trump victory has shaken us to the core. It’s a complete repudiation of the values we hold dear. We are awakening to a different view of the work ahead, marked by grave uncertainties. What will happen to US commitments to address climate change? The food stamp program? Immigrants? Basic civil… Read more »

Lift Up our Youth Leaders & Invest in Long-Lasting Change for Giving Tuesday, 12/1/15

Lift Up our Youth Leaders & Invest in Long-Lasting Change for Giving Tuesday, 12/1/15
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 »

Gather Your Unwanted Coats! Coat Drive Runs Through 12/20/15

Gather Your Unwanted Coats! Coat Drive Runs Through 12/20/15
We’ve been finding out exactly which of our cold-weather clothes we wear these past few weeks. The less-loved garments don’t need to languish, though – there’s a better use for them. The Ecology Center is partnering with One Warm Coat to host a winter coat drive this holiday season. In the spirit of reuse and… Read more »

What’s Next for Berkeley’s Soda Tax?

What's Next for Berkeley's Soda Tax?
Dear Friends of the Ecology Center, On November 4th, Measure D passed. Not only that, Berkeley’s sugar-sweetened beverage tax won with 75% of the vote: a landslide! A small community took on one of the world’s largest industries and prevailed, against all odds. The American Beverage Association poured millions of dollars into our city and… Read more »