ClimatePlan is a network of dozens of organizations; our vision is to create a healthier, more sustainable California, where people of all backgrounds and incomes have the opportunity to thrive.

We recognize that California has been shaped by a history of inequity, racism, oppression, and disinvestment. Those most impacted by the economic, political, and health consequences of climate change—low-income communities and communities of color—must have their voices heard and their needs met in statewide, regional and local decision-making. Equity does not involve a particular set of policies; rather, it is about paying attention to the knowledge, needs, authority, autonomy, and power of the most vulnerable communities—and acting in ways that support these communities.

  • Transportation Funding: Federal Money is Coming to Fund California Transportation Infrastructure, But Where is the Money Going?

    In early November, a Bipartisan Federal Infrastructure Bill was signed into law. This has some positive and some concerning implications for ClimatePlanners throughout our state. Before we dive in, we should acknowledge the numerous articles that break down what exactly was in the bill, including the following links: Streetsblog: How the Infrastructure Deal will make transit better? NACo: Legislative Analysis of Infrastructure and Jobs Act. CalBike: How will the Infrastructure bill impact Bike Riders? White House factsheet: The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Will Deliver for California. Vox: States Have The Power to Make or Break the Infrastructure Law.
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    Announcing ClimatePlan’s Advisory Board: Want to join these fantastic people?

    We have been working diligently to build ClimatePlan’s Advisory Boards that will reflect diversity in issue area, perspective, background, and geography for the last several months. We believe, and have always believed, that no single organization can do this work alone. ClimatePlan has found strength in being a broad-based organization that convenes like-minded- and not-so- like minded groups together to drive transformative change.  There are still several spots to be filled on our boards. If you are interested in ClimatePlan’s Governance Advisory Board or ClimatePlan’s Policy Advisory Board, please contact Nailah, [email protected]  In the meantime, allow me to introduce ClimatePlan’s new Advisory Board...
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