Resources daily 1 2008-02-18T17:27:41Z Mercury & Air Toxics Standards (MATS) Toolkit Poison from coal-fired power plants is killing our kids. We’re suffering from preventable heart disease and asthma attacks. And we’re spending billions of dollars on hospital visits and missed days at work and school. Polluters are trying to delay new clean air rules that will create jobs and protect the air we breathe and the water we drink. This tool kit has all you need to engage your community in the conversation and to take action for cleaner, safer air for all. No publisher Green For All Community Organizing 2012-05-31T20:06:31Z Resource The Block Rockers Toolkit The Block Rockers toolkit is here to provide you with videos, workshops and general resources take action in your community TODAY! Whether you want to start your own garden, make your campus more sustainable, or educate your neighbors and friends, the Block Rockers toolkit has resources to help. No publisher Green For All Community Organizing 2012-05-31T17:50:00Z Resource Water Works: Rebuilding Infrastructure, Creating Jobs, Greening the Environment This report estimates the economic and job creation impact of a major investment in water infrastructure in the United States. This number—$188.4 billion—is based on the level of investment necessary, as estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency, to manage stormwater and preserve water quality across the country. We find that an investment of $188.4 billion spread equally over the next five years would generate $265.6 billion in economic activity and create close to 1.9 million jobs. No publisher Green For All Water 2011-11-18T20:56:41Z Resource Best Practices in Green Re-Entry Strategies Green For All thanks the 2010 Pathways Out of Poverty Re-entry Working Group for their contributions to the development and production of this report. Find out about the Working Group members' leading programs that realize the strategies we present to successfully transition workers from incarceration, back into the workforce. No publisher Green For All Community of Practice 2011-09-28T16:36:22Z Resource Model for Your Community: Spotlight on the Healthy Corner Store Initiative Check out this unique model that aims to address the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit. Philadelphia's Healthy Corner Store Initiative proposes a viable solution to both unequal food access and economic underdevelopment in our communities. How can you replicate this model in your own community? No publisher Green For All Food Community Organizing 2011-09-03T00:06:09Z Resource Toolkit for Residential Energy Efficiency Upgrade Programs Green For All created this Toolkit for Residential Energy Efficiency Upgrade Programs. The Toolkit offers examples, tools and templates that a program manager might use to implement an aspect of their program, from generating demand, to reaching the largest consumer market possible through innovative finance mechanisms, to building job standards into programs that result in family supporting jobs. No publisher Green For All Demand Generation Inclusive Finance Contractor Support Community of Practice Workforce Development High Road Agreement 2011-07-19T21:29:34Z Resource Roots of Success Environmental Literacy Curriculum This versatile, easy to use multi-disciplinary curriculum uses innovative, non-traditional learning approaches to increase people's understanding of environmental issues and the green economy, while simultaneously strengthening their academic and labor market skills. No publisher Green For All Community Organizing 2011-07-14T20:19:00Z Resource VIDEO: What the (bleep) is the Green Economy? Our 13-minute educational video is great for introducing the different ways in which we can create green cities that create jobs and make our communities healthier. Join us in spreading the word about the opportunities that a green economy creates for all of us, by using this video and the accompanying Facilitator's Guide for house parties, organizing, trainings, workshops and screenings. No publisher Green For All Community Organizing 2011-06-15T22:05:40Z Resource The New Wave: Greening our Water Infrastructure - A Workshop Guide Check out this new Green For All "Water Warrior Workshop", great for classrooms and community groups. This is a highly participatory workshop designed for a diverse set of participants to explore our relationship to water, as well as the causes and consequences of the current water crisis, and to collectively generate a comprehensive action plan to ensure fresh water is available for generations to come. No publisher Green For All Water Community Organizing 2011-06-08T23:19:23Z Resource Doing Business with the Federal Government: The Basics The Federal government spends more than $500 billion in contracting dollars every year. U.S. law currently establishes a goal that 23% of prime Federal contract dollars go to small businesses, and yet, it has fallen short of this goal for the past several years. Small businesses need to take better advantage of the Federal market place. No publisher Green For All Federal Resource Capital Access Program 2011-06-30T19:52:11Z Resource Green Jobs in a Sustainable Food System THE U.S. FOOD SECTOR is among the most productive in the world and is a significant driver of our economy. Yet, it’s failing us in major ways – putting public health, livelihoods and our environment at great risk. Obesity and diabetes rates are rising, communities are plagued by food deserts, and agriculture runoff is the biggest source of pollution in our rivers and lakes. This report examines the five sectors within the food system: Production, Processing, Distribution, Retail, and Waste. No publisher Green For All Food 2011-05-03T17:53:09Z Resource High Road Outcomes in Portland's Energy Efficiency Upgrade Pilot In Portland, Oregon Green For All has been helping implement Recovery Act-funded programs that create high-quality jobs for people who really need them. With a clear-eyed commitment to high-road outcomes Portland has leveraged the collective expertise of its community to produce results. No publisher Green For All Workforce Development Community of Practice High Road Agreement 2011-04-05T00:31:51Z Resource Host a Green Economy House Party Hosting a green house party is a great way to bring together friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers in a comfortable environment to talk about the green movement and raise awareness. No publisher simonkim Community Organizing 2011-03-03T17:53:35Z Resource NEW REPORT: Jobs in California's Green Economy Grew Three Times Faster than Jobs in Total Economy Data in this new report show that jobs in California's green economy are growing more than three times faster than jobs in the total economy. The Core Green Economy now accounts for 174,000 jobs in California and has a growth rate similar to that of software jobs since 2005. No publisher Green For All 2011-01-19T21:11:02Z Blog Entry Community Gardens: How To Community garden projects are springing up all over the country, especially in urban areas, as the benefits of these projects are becoming widely recognized. With the helpful tips inside this guide, start a Community Garden in your neighborhood today! No publisher Green For All Community Organizing 2011-01-03T23:14:17Z Resource