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CLIMATE ACTION: Gardening with City of San Jose - Climate Smart Program

Project Overview

California Climate Action Corps - Community Climate Action Day, a climate volunteer event and celebration hosted in collaboration with California Volunteers, HandsOn Bay Area, the City of San Jose, Veggielution, and other San Jose community organizations! As part of California Climate Action Week, hundreds of volunteers will support projects throughout the city focused on urban greening, organic waste and edible food recovery, and wildfire resiliency.

Volunteers will be watering plants, weeding, picking up liters, and more.

About City of San Jose - Climate Smart Program

Climate Smart San José, adopted by the City Council in 2018, lays out how the city is doing their part to address climate change. It’s a community wide initiative to reduce air pollution, save water and improve quality of

Project Requirements & Important Notes

  • Volunteers must wear closed toe shoe and comfortable clothing

  • Volunteers should bring water, layers, sun protection, and snacks

  • Please do your part in keeping our community healthy. If you are immuno-compromised, at increased risk for severe illness, or feeling sick at all, please decline your registration to the event and register for a project at a less risky time. For additional resources and guidance on how to keep yourself healthy, visit the CDC website.

About California Climate Action Corps

In California, climate change is a threat to systems and people across the state. The impacts to our environment and health are worsening as we experience longer and more frequent droughts, devastating wildfires, and more. Each of us has a role to play. You can take meaningful action today to help communities across our state.

In 2020, as a part of California’s comprehensive strategy to address the climate crisis, California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, created the country’s first state-level climate service corps. The service corps was established to empower all Californians to take meaningful action to safeguard the climate.

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Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+, Orientation Required

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