Newsletter Archives

January 2017

ECC brings equity and inclusion to LEEDCo -- the Great Lakes' first offshore wind energy project and prepares to launch a second E-Contractor Academy in Cleveland. Read about these exciting developments in Cleveland and other high-road news.


October 2016

New ECC high-road partnerships -- with the U.S. Department of Energy on the Better Communities Alliance to spur clean energy action by 60 U.S. cities and counties and with the Community Learning Partnership and The Democracy Commitment to design pathways into community-change careers. 


July 2016

ECC and LCPtracker -- maker of compliance software for construction companies -- team up to ease the path to apprenticeship; San Francisco's community choice aggregation program and more


March 2016

Focus on Youth in LA County: Youth Take High Road to 'STEAM' Careers with 'ACES' Program, 'ACES' Students Begin Pathway to Construction Through Union-Made MC3 Training, Staff Updates, and more


December 2015

Reflections on 2015 from CEO Denise Fairchild, Flexibility = Key to Success for Emerald Cities RENEW Multi-Family Affordable Housing Program, and more


October 2015

Unions, Environmental Justice Advocates say "No!" to Coal Transport through Oakland, ECC Helps NOLA Build Community Jobs and Contractor Pipelines, and more


July 2015

ECC Advances High Road Agenda at Congressional Briefing on Clean Energy and Communities of Color, Bronx Powers a Clean Energy Movement and more


March 2015

The Kresge Foundation Funds Anchor Institution Resilience Strategy, ECC Launches "Anchors for Resilient Communities" in California's East Bay and more 


December 2014

New Orleans Taps ECC to Facilitate Access to Economic Opportunities for Residents, Businesses, ECC Comments on EPA 111(d) and more 


October 2014

ECC Staff Participate in Historic People's Climate March, ECC Helps Place YouthBuild Grads with LA Builder and more 


July 2014

ECC Examines High Road to Climate Resilience in U.S. Cities, Cleveland Launches RENEW and more 


March 2014

BCTD Celebrates Labor Community Partnerships, Earth Day 2014 and more 


January 2014

Los Angeles E-Contractor Academy Graduates 40 Students, Port of Cleveland Supports RENEW and more 


October 2013

Spotlight on Successful Youth


September 2013

ECC & the Launch of Minorities in Energy Initiative, Portland testifies for Senate Green Jobs Field Hearing and more 


August 2013

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, EC Providence under new leadership, Black Women's Roundtable and more


July 2013

New EC Atlanta Local Director, ECC on Obama's Climate Action Plan and more


June 2013

California Health Sector agrees to Sustainability, Warner brings Sustainability to Investing and more


May 2013

ECC involved in Hurricane Sandy clean up, Atlanta's Environmental Chemistry Conference and more 


April 2013

Seattle Climate Plan Update, ECC National Convening and Hill Day and more


March 2013

ECC New Board Members, Atlanta adopts community benefits, Continued Community College Initiative and more


February 2013

A peek into the kind of work each Emerald City has been doing


January 2013

Policy Braintrust, ECC at U.S. Conference of Mayors, Denise Fairchild Speaks at Equity and more


November 2012

EC San Francisco's Mission Housing Development Corporation pilot, EC Milwaukee MOE and more


October 2012

Labor Secretary Solis at ECC Community College Initiative, Portland Cully tour, ECC Partnership with UNCF and more


September 2012

Portland Community Benefits, BOMA & COWS, New Website, Congressional Black Caucus on Green and more


August 2012

Cleveland Mayor Jackson On Community, Clean Energy Bond Finance Initiative, Grant & Technical Assistance Opportunities, Labor Day Perspective and more


July 2012

PG&E Grant for Laney in Oakland, Cleveland Equal Opportunity, New Atlanta Director, Women In The Labor Movement and more


June 2012

BCTD President McGarvey's Address, Progress in Seattle & San Francisco, Providence & Portland Energy Plans, ECC's New Finance Advisory and more


May 2012

Portland Workforce Pipeline, Oakland's Peralta Agreement, LA Retrofits and more


April 2012

White House Champion, City College of SF Agreement, Social Justice and more


March 2012

2012 Webinar Series, Cuyahoga Agrees with Cleveland, Community College & Public Housing Projects, EC San Francisco Round Two, Good, Green Jobs and more


February 2012

Additional Board Organizations Welcomed; Partnerships "Pay Off" in Atlanta; Providence Mayor Taveras Highlights ECC In State Of The City; Kevin Presents To Energy Investors; Felipe Floresca Joins Our Team; Farewell To Amado; #SOTU 2012


January 2012

New Board Organizations Welcomed;  EC Cleveland Multifamily Roundtable; Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds Requests; Milwaukee's New Green Roof;Utility Programs Available to Reduce Energy Costs in 40 States; HUD Grants $300k to Cleveland; Start Tweetin'; Free Online Workshop: Energy Plans for Local Economies


December 2011



November 2011

4th Quarterly Training Institute; PolicyLink Equity Summit; More Progress On The Ground; Aggregation Holds Promise


October 2011

Public Housing Energy Efficiency Retrofit Initiative;  Progress On The Ground;  Jobs Act Stalls In Senate


September 2011

Healthy Homes Collaboration;  CleveSeattle;  Right Stuff Awards; Correction: August eNews


August 2011

Better Buildings Challenge; ECC Atlanta Training;  Board Feature: Community Action;  Los Angeles; Denise Fairchild Has The Right Stuff; HUD Community Challenge Grants; Correction: July eNews


July 2011

New ECC Staff; Atlanta; YouthBuild 90-Second Contest


June 2011 

Secretary Donovan Visits ECC-Bay Area; Workshops In Seattle;  DOL 100 Years Of Apprenticeship;  PORTLAND; Farewell to Asha


May 2011

DOE Joins Seattle Celebration; ECC Takes A Lesson From Detroit ; Leadership In Providence And The University Sector;  YouthBuild Apprenticeship Training;  Emerald Cities Seattle Launch Part Two;  SAN FRANCISCO; Building A Sustainable Market


April 2011

Emerald Cities Seattle Public Launch May 23; Congressional Briefing ECC SF/Oakland Funders Briefing; DOE Inter-Agency Briefing;  Municipal Retrofitting & Financing


March 2011

Inaugural Training Launch; New Release: Distressed Property Report; Congressional Briefing Set For April 8; Congrats To Atlanta & Cleveland; Deborah Kobes Joins Jobs For The Future; RFQs Issued



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