The following blog is a part of our American Climate Leadership Awards 2020 Series. For more information, go to ACLS2020.org.
CivicSpark, American Climate Leadership Awards Finalist
CivicSpark was among 10 American Climate Leadership Award finalists recognized at the American Climate Leadership Awards Virtual Ceremony on March 25.
A program of the state Local Government Commission in partnership with the State of California, CiviSpark has accelerated climate action through two interactive paths: helping communities start and complete climate projects, and launching the next generation of climate leaders in cities and towns. CivicSpark was born out of the premise that climate leadership starts at the local level.
Since 2013, 230 CivicSpark Climate Fellows have provided over 360,000 hours toward 400 projects for more than 150 communities including 300 sustainability inventories, benchmarking or assessment reports, 250 climate policies, 50 climate action plans, 40 adaptation assessments and 25 climate research reports.
“We are honored to have CivicSpark recognized and to have the chance to highlight the hard work of hundreds of fellows and communities across California who are advancing climate action, creating scalable models and lifting up local leaders. We are also proud to be included in the tremendous group of climate leaders that ecoAmerica has identified who are reshaping the climate conversation across this country.” — Kate Meis, Executive Director
Join us at the rescheduled American Climate Leadership Summit 2020 (ACLS 2020) August 26-27 in Washington, DC, when we will honor CivicSpark and the other ACLA finalists in person. For more information about the ACLA finalists and ACLS 2020 go to acls2020.org and Register Today.