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It is time to unleash our ambition for equitable climate solutions, restore our climate and the natural world, and commit to working toward justice in all systems of our lives. While our concurrent crises are weighty, we can — and must — push forward. Find out what we’re doing to unleash climate ambition, restoration, and justice in this July edition of the eUpdate.

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American Climate Leadership Summit 2020

Sign up now for the 100% virtual American Climate Leadership Summit 2020. View the agenda and register here for the thought-and-action-provoking interactive webcast series throughout the month of August. Featured climate trailblazer speakers include, Texas Tech University Professor, Katharine Hayhoe, Founding Partner, Global Optimism and Former Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana Figueres, Founder, Bill McKibben, and more

The new platform will have interactive features, so you can engage with the Summit, speakers and each other! Register today to learn strategies and ideas to help transform climate action into a true national priority centered in equity and justice with climate leaders across the country. Attendance is on a pay-what-you-can basis.


Now is the time for Americans to exercise our right to vote, and help others do the same. ecoAmerica’s GOTV Guide and Social Toolkit are designed to promote the tools and resources that can and should be used for voting in U.S. federal, state, and local elections. Please vote and please share these resources widely.
NEW RESEARCH: Voters Stand With Climate Candidates

Did you know that 67% of Americans are more likely to vote for a candidate who supports climate solutions? Find out more on climate as a voting issue in ecoAmerica’s new American Climate Perspectives Survey report.

Read the Report Here
Let's Talk Climate Series — Successful Public Health Campaigns: How to Win on Climate

UP NEXT: Join us today, July 23, for this episode of ecoAmerica’s Let’s Talk Climate featuring a conversation with Delegate Robbyn Lewis, State Delegate, District 46, Baltimore City and John Auerbach, President & CEO, Trust for America’s Health.

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ICYMI: Watch our episode, Moving Your Community to Climate Action, with Hon. Kevin Burns, Mayor, Geneva, Illinois and Hon. Hattie Portis-Jones, Councilwoman, City of Fairburn on-demand here, along with other past episodes featuring prophetic faith, health, and environmental leaders.

Feature Blog — Healing Wounds: Centering Climate and Environmental Justice

ecoAmerica’s Climate Scholar Series will feature blogs written by the American Climate Leadership Summit 2020 Climate Scholars. This month’s featured blog by Huda Alkaff, Founder and Director of Wisconsin Green Muslims, highlights the environmental justice work and projects her organization is undertaking. Stay tuned for future blogs by subscribing here.

Read the Full Blog
Coming Soon: American Climate Leadership Awards 2021

In March, CALPIRG Students was awarded $50,000 in recognition of their successful efforts to implore the University of California to move to 100% renewable energy by 2025 across all campuses. Stay tuned for 2021 American Climate Leadership Awards application announcements, coming soon! Next year’s finalists will be celebrated at the American Climate Leadership Summit 2021!

Watch the ACLA Finalists Videos
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ecoAmerica Published in the Journal of Environmental Health

We’re excited to announce that ecoAmerica’s editorial, Environmental Health Leadership on Climate Solutions Amidst COVID-19, by ecoAmerica’s Bob Perkowitz, Meighen Speiser, Rebecca Rehr, and the National Environmental Health Organization’s Natasha DeJarnett, PhD, MPH has been published in the Journal of Environmental Health.

Read the column for insight on what we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic that helps us better prepare for the slower moving threat of climate change.

Read the Editorial
Welcome to Our New Board Member

Joseph Gatto brings years of leadership experience to ecoAmerica’s Board. Mr. Gatto is the Founding and Managing Partner of Orient Point Partners, the President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Connecticut, and an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he serves on the Board of Overseers. Welcome, Joseph!

ecoAmerica is Hiring!
ecoAmerica is looking for an experienced senior development officer to lead our fundraising efforts. The Vice President of Development (VPD) contributes to ecoAmerica’s success by proactively soliciting, enrolling, and stewarding Board members and donors to build ecoAmerica’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. The VPD also serves as a key leader in the senior management team and an active participant in making strategic decisions. If this sounds like a position for you or someone you know, please view or share the application below.
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