Sustainability and Community Resilience Projects

Faced with threats from man-made and natural disasters, more communities are seeking local solutions to protect their food, water, air, housing and economy. Our projects have helped increase equitable access to healthy food, clean water, local clean energy, and environmental education.

AlaskaCleanWaterAdvocacy

ACWA, a project of the Earth Island Institute, works to prevent the degradation of public waters through advocacy, education, litigation, legislation a...

AlterTerra

Alter Terra takes an innovative approach to addressing the environmental and socioeconomic effects of unplanned urbanization by promoting initiatives t...

CaliforniaInstituteforCommunity,ArtandNature

The California Institute for Community, Art, & Nature (California ICAN) is an oasis for the human spirit, a sanctuary for ancient wisdom, a greenhouse ...

CaliforniaTradeJusticeCoalition

The California Trade Justice Coalition (CTJC) is an alliance of labor, social justice, public health, and environmental organizations working to stop b...

ChangingGears

Changing Gears Bike Shop is a non-profit bike shop that provides full service sales and repairs to the general public, job training to formerly homeles...

CultivateOregon

Cultivate Oregon, a project of Earth Island Institute, is focused on regenerative agriculture issues, and building local seed and food system resilienc...

FoodShift

Food Shift is developing collaborative models to reduce wasted food, feed communities, and provide jobs. We believe thousands of people can be employed...

GreenLife

The Green Life holistically supports individuals affected by incarceration to find and nurture passion, purpose, and leadership that creates thriving l...

GreenSchoolyardsAmerica

Green Schoolyards America is a national organization that expands and strengthens the green schoolyard movement and empowers Americans to become stewar...

HempsteadProjectHeart

Hempstead Project Heart uses the power of music and art to raise awareness of the many benefits of hemp for the planet and people. ...

OaklandFoodPolicyCouncil

The Oakland Food Policy Council is a 21-seat council that studies the Oakland food system and makes recommendations to the City of Oakland on ways to m...

PGMOne

The PGM ONE summit convenes hundreds of emerging and established professionals of the global majority to lead the racial equity and inclusion movement ...