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California Climate Action Corps - Community Climate Action Day!

September 24th, 2022, San Jose, California

 

 

 

   

 

 

Thank you for signing up to join the 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 and Mayor Sam Liccardo, 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.

The event kickoff and registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at Veggielution with speakers from the Mayor’s office, California Volunteers, and others. Volunteers will be provided a t-shirt and light breakfast before departing for their service projects, which start at 10:00 a.m. Service projects end at 12:30 p.m., after which the celebration continues at Veggielution with lunch, music, and fun!

Join us and hundreds of other volunteers for this inaugural Community Climate Action Day in honor of Climate Week!

Get Rewarded for Volunteering!

HandsOn Bay Area will give away pairs of Disneyland tickets* to four lucky volunteers! All volunteers who sign up and attend the Kickoff Program will be entered into the drawing for the 1-day Park Hopper tickets to Disneyland! Opt into the raffle with your name and contact information when you sign in. Winners will be announced during the closing program (between 1 -2 p.m. ) at Veggielution after the projects are completed! Winners must be present to win.

One entry per volunteer and youth entries must have a guardian’s name and contact information to enter the raffle.

No purchase necessary to participate

Tickets expire by Dec 13, 2022. Must be used before then!


What is the 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.

California Climate Action Corps is guided by three core principles:

  • Directly address and seek to mitigate climate change or otherwise contribute to climate resilience and recovery.

  • Foster more equitable outcomes for the state’s disadvantaged communities.

  • Create new opportunities for service and pathways into professional development.

California Climate Action Corps meets Californians where they are and provides meaningful opportunities for all Californians to act.

Please be advised that all volunteers (eligible to receive the vaccine) must be vaccinated to participate in this event

Learn More Here


About Our Partners: San Jose Partners

During this event, you and an amazing crew of volunteers will support a climate action service project with a local, San Jose partners! Learn more about our partners below and sign up on our calendar!

 

Thanks to Verizon for their generous support via the California Volunteers Fund