Green-Collar Jobs and the Environment

Contact Media Relations Manager Abel Habtegeorgis (510) 910 - 2672 Bills on Governor’s Desk Would Authorize Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Investments to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Disadvantaged Communities (SACRAMENTO,CA) - Communities throughout California will benefit from two...
The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights is deeply concerned for the residents of Richmond California following a series of explosions that ignited a large fire at the Richmond Chevron Refinery, its second in five years. The Ella Baker Center is launching an email petition urging leaders at Chevron...
WINDSOR - On Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Mary Agatha Furth Center in Windsor, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights executive director Jakada Imani stood at the intersection of social equity for youth and green job opportunities. As keynote speaker for the third annual Leadership in Sustainability Awards...
Community solar programs and projects of various sorts are hugely loved here on CleanTechnica, but a new community solar program in California is a little bit different than anything I’ve seen before (and it might be completely unique). It’s essentially crowdfunding the investment...
For Immediate Release: 10/28/2011 Contact: Abel Habtegeorgis Media Relations Manager (510) 428-3939 x232 abel@ellabakercenter.org New Report Maps How Clean Energy Can Help Stop Global Warming While Creating Jobs San Francisco – Environmental groups, clean energy experts and local businesses...
Gwai Boonkeut suffers from severe heart disease. He doesn’t smoke, has no family history of diabetes or heart problems, and he’s in his mid 50s — about 10 years younger than the average age for men who suffer from their first heart attack. A doctor told Boonkeut that his heart...
For Immediate Release: 10/7/2011 Contact: Meredith Fenton Director of Communications, Ella Baker Center (510) 533-3482 meredith@ellabakercenter.org Lisa Curtis Communications Manager, Solar Mosaic (510) 872-9269 lisa@solarmosaic.com Solar Project Saves Vital Community Center over $100,000 and...
For Immediate Release: 9/8/2011 Contact: Abel Habtegeorgis Media Relations Manager (510) 428-3939 x232 abel@ellabakercenter.org Vulnerable communities stand to directly gain from this investment through new jobs, needed home improvements, and energy savings (Oakland,CA)- The Ella Baker Center for...
We've heard it before -- "the green economy is here" and "green jobs are on the way!" At the Ella Baker Center, we put time, energy, and money into building training programs and promoting the idea of the "new," green economy. Just a few years later, the economy...
For Immediate Release: 9/1/2011 Contact: Abel Habtegeorgis Media Relations Manager (510) 428-3939 x232 abel@ellabakercenter.org * New video released today showcases a new model of solar development being pioneered in Oakland. Asian Resource Center Begins Crowdfunding Campaign for Solar ( More on...