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 »

Immigrants Are #NotDisposable – Rally 8/12/15 to Demand Release of Daniel Maher, Ecology Center Recycling Director

Immigrants Are #NotDisposable - Rally 8/12/15 to Demand Release of Daniel Maher, Ecology Center Recycling Director
The Ecology Center will be joining immigrant and environmental rights organizations to stage a rally in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices in San Francisco, to demand the release of Daniel Maher, a Bay Area resident who arrived in the U.S. from Macau at the age of 2. After serving a sentence… Read more »

Local Restaurant Lalime’s Celebrates Their 30th Year with Benefit Dinner for Youth Program, 6/29/15

Local Restaurant Lalime's Celebrates Their 30th Year with Benefit Dinner for Youth Program, 6/29/15
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 »

Food Stamps, Farmers, and the Drought?

Food Stamps, Farmers, and the Drought?
Dear Friends of the Ecology Center- This year, the Ecology Center celebrates its 45th year! In my fifteen years of serving as the Executive Director, there has never been a more exciting time in the organization’s development. Now, more than ever, the Ecology Center is seen as a leader in the field of sustainability. Our… Read more »

#GivingTuesday: give for more healthy food for more people!

#GivingTuesday: give for more healthy food for more people!
Today, #GivingTuesday, is a global day dedicated to celebrating generosity and giving back to our communities. This #GivingTuesday, help us improve healthy food access for low-income families in 2015! In 2014, the Ecology Center’s Market Match program gave thousands of families who rely on food stamps extra dollars to spend on fruits and vegetables grown… Read more »