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Green Recovery For All

Are you ready for green jobs right now? The Economic Recovery Package is our best chance to create green-collar jobs for everyday people. But we have to seize the moment. Go down to City Hall and ask your Mayor and City Council to show you their plan to implementing a green recovery for all.

Apr 09, 2009
Green and Stimulated
At a March 30 event hosted by Change SF, representatives from Green for All, the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and other grassroots organizations opened up a dialogue about green jobs and federal stimulus spending with District 10 Supervisor Sophie Maxwell and Mayor Gavin Newsom’s director of climate protection initiatives, Wade Crowfoot. By Rebecca Bowe -- Crossposted from the San Francisco Bay Guardian Online.
You want ME to take local action? - Recovery FAQ
Apr 09, 2009
You want ME to take local action? - Recovery FAQ
Earlier today, our Field Organizer Julian McQueen sent out an email calling folks in the Green For All community to action. Some of you emailed back and said you were confused about what we were actually asking you to do, and why. Here are some quick answers.
It's time for community action
Apr 08, 2009
It's time for community action
Between now and June, your Mayor and local officials must come up with a plan to secure and implement President Obama's Economic Recovery funds. Does your Mayor have a plan yet? Do you know what that plan is? This may be the most important opportunity you'll ever have to bring green-collar jobs to your community.

4/1/09 - Weatherization Assistance Program funding becomes available to states. Within 60 days of April 1st, each state must complete a plan, hold a public hearing about it's plan, and submit it to DOE for approval. At that point, funds will be made available locally. [more]

4/16/09 - Deadline for Assessing the Feasibility of Renewable Energy Development and Energy Efficiency Deployment on Tribal Lands. [more]

4/20/09 - Deadline for eligible government and non-profit agencies to apply for Brownfields Job Training Grants ($5 million). [more] [Application PDF]

4/27/09 - Deadline ("unconfirmed") for diesel fleet operators to apply for Nat'l Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program Regional Grants ($156 million). [more]

4/30/09 - Deadline (possibly extended) for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Deployment in Indian Country. [more]

5/7/09 - Deadline for First Steps Toward Tribal Weatherization — Human Capacity Development. [more]

5/13/09 - Deadline to apply for Transportation Electrification funding. [more]

5/19/09 - Deadline to apply for Electric Drive Vehicle Battery and Component Manufacturing Initiative funding. [more]

5/26/09 - Deadline for States to apply to EE and Conservation Block Grants ($3.2 billion). [more]

5/29/09 - Deadline for Cities to apply for first round of DOE Clean Cities Program. [more]

6/25/09 - Deadline for Cities, Counties and Tribes to apply for EE and Conservation Block Grants ($3.2 billion). [more]