There are so many good organizations and websites dedicated to aspects of agaya and ubuntu in the Santa Cruz area. Here are a few to get you started.
SCCAN has listings of climate-related events, plus news, educational resources, local campaigns, and other great ideas for Santa Cruz county. SCCAN hosts monthly meetings at Live Oak Grange. You can subscribe to their mailing list to get regular updates of events in our area.
The Romero Institute is a nonprofit law and public policy center here in Santa Cruz. The Institute has two main projects: the Lakota People’s Law Project (based in part in the Dakotas), and Greenpower. They are working on developing policy for a California Green New Deal.
Environteers has listings of environmental volunteer opportunities in Santa Cruz county. You can subscribe to their mailing list to get weekly updates of events and opportunities in our area.
Join our local ecospiritual and ecoactivist group.
Save Our Shores takes a holistic approach to preserving the Monterey Bay, with education and policy action that includes climate change, plastics pollution, and wildlife disturbance issues. Their coastal clean-up days, speakers series, and youth leadership initiative (S.O.S. WaveMakers) are vital sources of information and action to protect our bioregion.
Other Local Climate Justice Groups
- Citizens’ Climate Lobby Santa Cruz: advocacy for climate legislation
- Climate Justice Crew: local actions for climate justice
- Equity Transit: works for affordable, equitable, environmentally-wise public transit
- Extinction Rebellion Santa Cruz: direct action on the climate emergency
- Youths 4 Climate Justice Santa Cruz: organizing for K-12 students
- Climate Corner: direct outreach to people on Pacific Avenue