Native American Heritage Month: Growing Momentum & Land Back in the East Bay, Beyond

Native American Heritage Month: Growing Momentum & Land Back in the East Bay, Beyond
This year for Native American Heritage Month, and beyond, we encourage you to expand your knowledge of and join the many efforts to recognize and act on the demands and frontline needs of Indigenous communities. The Ecology Center occupies Huichin Ohlone land and continues to reflect on the growing actions we can take to advocate… Read more »

Food Loss and Food Waste

Food Loss and Food Waste
Written by Cydney Devine-Jones and Alishba Shabir, Youth Program Assistants Food loss and food waste are rapidly growing issues that affect our environmental, humanitarian, and community concerns. The environmental problems of producing and serving food that no one consumes is a very large global-scale issue. A considerable amount of energy and resources are used to… Read more »

Spring 2021 Appeal

Spring 2021 Appeal
Dear Friend of Ecology Center, We find ourselves between the intensity of an unprecedented global crisis and the dawn of a new normal. After a long season of fear, bitter loss, and disappointment, we are witnessing the scales tip in favor of recovery, discovery, and renewed strength, as evidenced by the work of a new… Read more »

Big Soda Advertising and Educational Interventions in the Virtual Space

Big Soda Advertising and Educational Interventions in the Virtual Space
Over the past four years, Ecology Center has been reinvesting grant funding from soda tax dollars into initiatives aimed at raising awareness at Berkeley High School about health equity and the growing cases of type 2 diabetes among young people, with an outsized impact on Latinx and African-American youth.  By partnering with teachers, administrators, and… Read more »