November 2012 eNews

Policy Win For EC Los Angeles

California Public Utilities Commission
On November 8th, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved an Emerald Cities LA-initiated proposal to insert a workforce development pilot into the newly created Southern California Regional Energy Network. Read more >

EC Milwaukee Gets Sign-On

Milwaukee Board of Supervisors
On November 1, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution to partner and sign a formal MOU with EC Milwaukee. The resolution provides the framework to work collaboratively with Milwaukee County to develop and implement a broad strategy to strengthen the County’s infrastructure and create jobs. Read more > 

California Passes Propositions 30 and 39

Election 2012
Huge wins for investments in the ECC national Community College Initiative. About the propositions >

EC San Francisco Feature

Design Develop Construct Journal Cover
EC San Francisco's Mission Housing Development Corporation pilot project and upcoming expansion was featured in the Winter 2012 Design Develop Construct Journal. Read the article (page 62) >

Berkeley City College Honored For Energy Excellence

Berkeley City College Logo
On Friday, November 16, 2012, ECC Community College Initiative partner institution Berkeley City College (BCC) was recognized for using at least 20% less energy than comparable buildings. Read more >
Board Spotlight
Green For All Logo
Green For All's recent video on the link between green infrastructure and jobs is one of many multimedia tools for a sustainable water movement. Check out the others >
Resource Corner
ACORE Report Cover
ACORE's Renewable Energy in the 50 States: This report iscusses state-level renewable energy landscapes and implementation, including information on installed and planned capacity, markets, economic development, resource potential and policy. Read the report >

Coal Blooded Report Cover
Coal Blooded: Putting Profits Before People: This report from the NAACP, Indigenous Environmental Network, and Little Village Environmental Justice Organization ranks the 378 coal-fired power plants in the nation and 59 coal power companies according to how they impact low-income communities and communities of color. Read it here >
President's Perspective
Denise Fairchild - President of Emerald Cities Collaborative
Community Colleges as Anchors to High Road Economies > 

Ford Freedom Unsung

Congratulations to EC Atlanta’s Garry Harris for being selected as a Ford Motor Company Ford Freedom Unsung honoree!
December 5 - 7: ECC Year-End Convening, Washington DC

January 22 - 23: Virtual Training - Website & Member Section

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