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6 Month Update of ECC’s 2019-2020 Felipe Floresca High-Road Fellows

Tabaris might compare his Felipe Floresca Fellowship to drinking from a fire hose.  He testified before the U.S. Senate Environmental Justice Caucus in his first week.  His message focused on the importance of including workforce education, training and job opportunities for communities of color in th…

COVID-19 Threatens Our Prospects for a Clean Energy Future

COVID-19’s near-shutdown of the global industrial economy has dramatically reduced mobile and industrial sources of carbon emissions. Please read Dr. Denise Fairchild's article on how Covid-19 is a threat to clean energy in the morning consult.


The Green New Deal Means Power to the People Check out the article with Denise Fairchild CEO of Emerald Cities #### Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) is a national nonprofit network of organizations working together to create high-road – sustainable, just and inclusive –…

MUFG Union Bank, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco Support Program to Increase Local Minority Contracting in Bay Area

September 20, 2017, San Francisco – Thanks to an application submitted by MUFG Union Bank to the Federal Home Loan (FHL) Bank of San Francisco, Emerald Cities San Francisco (EC San Francisco), was awarded a $30,000 grant to build the skills and grow the businesses of local minority contractors. The funds are made available under FHL Bank’s AHEAD (Access to Housing and Economic…

RENEW Multi-family Program Uses Energy & Water Efficiency to Help Preserve Affordable Housing In Seattle

Owners of Critically-Needed Affordable Housing See Lower Energy & Water Bills While Reducing Carbon Emissions Washington, July 3, 2017 – Emerald Cities Collaborative’s (ECC) innovative RENEW Multi-family program helps preserve the supply of affordable housing by using energy and water efficiency upgrades to reduce owners’ operating costs – lowering utility…

Emerald Cities E-Contractor Academy Expands Green Building Opportunities for Cuyahoga County’s Small Minority, Women & Veteran Contractors

January 24, 2017, Cleveland – More small minority, women and veteran contractors throughout Cuyahoga County will be qualified for energy efficiency, renewable energy and green infrastructure projects after attending Emerald Cities Cleveland’s E-Contractor Academy, whose doors will open February 1. And thanks to financial support from the JP Morgan Chase Foundation and in-kind …

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