RSVP here, and we'll send you a Zoom link before the call ---> https://forms.gle/PMt4yuUfGb8WX8pp7 Calling all Texas Sunrisers ! We're coming together for an evening of celebration. Across this state, Sunrise hubs have been fighting for political change- whether through making phone calls for Green New Deal...

The second in a series of online town hall events fostering conversation and action in our communities around the intersection of race, justice and our environment. You can view our first program at: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1145748002462312 Featuring: Dr. Denae King (moderator) - Environmental Justice Researcher at Texas Southern University. ...

On June 16th, Bill McKibben will be joining Solar Austin to talk about his work fighting the most pressing environmental issues of our times.  Bill McKibben is a founder of 350.org, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement, which has organized twenty thousand rallies around the...

Climate Change Committee Meeting First Monday of each month, 6:30-8:00pm Zoom video conference here: https://zoom.us/j/5133069449 June 1 Presentation: 6:30-7:15 or 7:30 - Public Health and Social Justice talk 7:15-8:00 Climate Change Committee Meeting - Agenda: What Volunteers Can Do! Discuss Action Teams and allow people to sign up to continue the work to...

Better buildings mean better lives for all. USGBC’s vision means putting people first. In this inaugural summit, we will convene and listen to USGBC members, sustainability advocates, key social and environmental justice leaders, and economic and community development experts. Participants will share how their work acts on...

Better buildings mean better lives for all. USGBC’s vision means putting people first. In this inaugural summit, we will convene and listen to USGBC members, sustainability advocates, key social and environmental justice leaders, and economic and community development experts. Participants will share how their work acts on...

SummaryIn this personal essay, local community activist Janis Bookout discusses the real danger of ignoring privilege in the midst of a global pandemic. About JanisJanis Bookout is the Executive Director of Earth Day Austin, as well as one of the organizers of Community Resilience Trust,...

SummaryIn this personal essay, local community activist Janis Bookout encourages Austinites to see the power in embracing social distancing and choosing to create a long-lasting, positive impact on our local community. About JanisJanis Bookout is the Executive Director of Earth Day Austin, as well as...

Hosted by UT's Environmental Justice and Ecotherapy student organization - We depend on nature for our health, well-being, and survival. There is a growing body of research that proves the many benefits of spending time in nature from simply walking in the park to using clinical...

Hosted by the Zinn Education Project - We are happy to announce that while in Austin for the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference, Zinn Education Project co-director Bill Bigelow will offer a free full-day workshop on teaching about climate change and environmental justice on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Bigelow...