Rooted in Resilience
Rooted in Resilience, formerly called Bay Localize, seeks to confront the socio-economic challenges of climate instability by empowering communities to organize for basic human rights through flexible tools, models, and policies that strengthen their communities. Rooted in Resilience is committed to uplifting the voices and leadership of youth, low-income communities, communities of color, and indigenous communities.
Rooted in Resilience serves as the host organization and coordinator for the Bay Area Resilient Communities Initiative (RCI), which is creating a national model of resilience planning led by the local communities most impacted by climate change. Since 2012, Rooted in Resilience has carries out the Map Your Future Project to prepare young people (age 15-25) in building local climate resilience through asset mapping. Rooted in Resilience has also pursued various urban agriculture campaigns.
Rooted in Resilience’s Local Clean Energy Program hosts the Local Clean Energy Alliance, a group of 70 Bay Area organizations and independent businesses advocating for renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean air, and green jobs at the city and county level. The Alliance is launching a strategic campaign to help cities access public goods funds to help implement local climate action plans.
Rooted in Resilience is a project of Earth Island Institute.
Phone: (510) 834-0420