CivicSpark Fellows for 2018-2019

Over the past 3 years, CivicSpark, LGC’s Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program, has provided 230,000+ hrs of climate and water capacity-building support to over 140 public agencies. This coming year, the program is offering three thematic tracks: Climate (50 fellows), Water (20 fellows), and a new Opportunity Access track (20 fellows) that will focus on affordable…

County, cities carry on contrarian climate change campaign

“As the Trump Administration works to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency and deny human-caused climate change and the State of California keeps suing to preserve west coast environmental protections, the smaller governments of Sonoma County are flying under the radar, steadily attacking their ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by whopping amounts and shifting…

Communities rise up to draw down on carbon

“In early October, county residents overflowed the Marin Showcase Theatre in Northern California for Drawdown: Marin. Their purpose: to launch a campaign to put Marin County at the forefront of California’s efforts to reverse global warming by creating a carbon-free community. County Supervisor Damon Connolly greeted those gathered with the core question, ‘What part will you…
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