READY TO ADVOCATE FOR 100% IN YOUR COMMUNITY?!

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Community advocates, following the Ventura City Council unanimous vote (7-0) to enroll in 100% Green Power with Clean Power Alliance.

Advocacy Tips:

  • Speak during public comment at city council or board of supervisor meetings

  • Email, call and meet with city council or board of supervisors

  • Speak during public comment at CCA board meetings

  • Connect with local environmental organizations and other clean energy advocates 

  • Send letters of support from organizations or businesses

  • Identify and engage key stakeholders in the community, including peer-to-peer elected officials 

  • Find a champion city council member or board of supervisor

  • Get a petition going

  • Write letters to the editor or op eds in local publications

  • Engage a diversity of constituents

  • Hone your message, make a concise, clear and compelling case, address concerns and objections 

  • Utilize emissions inventory data if available to show the emissions impact of switching to 100% renewable

  • And remember, you don't have to have expert knowledge about CCAs or renewable energy, showing up is what matters most!

Additional Resources:

Fellow clean energy advocates Andy Shrader and Monica Palmer

Fellow clean energy advocates Andy Shrader and Monica Palmer

Irvine clean energy advocates

Irvine clean energy advocates

Climate leader Linda Kraemer

Climate leader Linda Kraemer

Linda played a key role in helping Orange County cities default to 100%

Irvine city council votes for 100%

Irvine city council votes for 100%

Sona Coffee, sustainability staff extraordinaire

Sona Coffee, sustainability staff extraordinaire

City of Irvine

Climate leader Craig Cadwallader

Climate leader Craig Cadwallader

Craig has been an instrumental partner

Camarillo clean energy advocates

Camarillo clean energy advocates

Redondo Beach high schooler and climate leader Riley Goldfarb and her friend

Redondo Beach high schooler and climate leader Riley Goldfarb and her friend

Riley played a key role in helping Redondo Beach go to 100%

Agoura Hills votes for 100%

Agoura Hills votes for 100%

Ventura votes for 100%

Ventura votes for 100%

Ventura votes for 100%

Ventura votes for 100%

Ventura County votes for 100%

Ventura County votes for 100%

Ojai votes for 100%

Ojai votes for 100%

Ventura Mayor Matt LaVere - Ventura votes for 100%

Ventura Mayor Matt LaVere - Ventura votes for 100%

Thousand Oaks votes for 100%

Thousand Oaks votes for 100%

New Voyager wind project

New Voyager wind project

Ventura Count votes for 100%

Ventura Count votes for 100%

Sierra Madre Mayor John Cappoccia - Sierra Madre votes for 100%

Sierra Madre Mayor John Cappoccia - Sierra Madre votes for 100%

Sierra Madre votes for 100%

Sierra Madre votes for 100%

Sierra Madre votes for 100%

Sierra Madre votes for 100%

South Pasadena votes for 100%

South Pasadena votes for 100%

South Pasadena votes for 100%

South Pasadena votes for 100%

Manhattan Beach votes for 100%

Manhattan Beach votes for 100%

Oxnard votes for 100%

Oxnard votes for 100%

Oxnard votes for 100%

Oxnard votes for 100%