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Energy Sector Organizations

Organizations that work on adaptation in the energy sector are listed below. 

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Hewlett Foundation

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is a nonpartisan, private charitable foundation that advances ideas and supports institutions to promote a better world. Since 1966, Hewlett Foundation has supported efforts to advance education for all, preserve the environment, improve lives and livelihoods in developing countries, promote the health and economic well-being of women, support vibrant performing arts, strengthen Bay Area communities, and make the philanthropy sector more effective. The Foundation's Environment Program makes grants to protect people and places threatened by a warming planet by conserving the North American West, expanding clean energy, and addressing climate change globally.

 

 

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JPB Foundation

JPB Foundation seeks to enhance the quality of life in the United States through transformational initiatives that promote the health of communities by creating opportunities for those living in poverty, enabling pioneering medical research, and enriching and sustaining our environment. The goal of the Environment program is to enable healthy and resilient communities through environmental sustainability, given the measurable impacts on the well-being of human and natural systems.  The JPB Foundation has initially explored the energy system, with a focus on low-income housing and how retrofits of this housing stock can enable healthy and resilient communities.

 

 

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Little Village Environmental Justice Organization

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) was founded in 1994 by public school parents who learned about the potential exposure of their children to health risks during school renovations at Joseph E. Gary Elementary in Chicago, Illinois. The mission of LVEJO is to organize within the community to accomplish environmental justice in Chicago's Little Village and achieve the self-determination of immigrant, low-income, and working-class families. Building upon successful clean power, public transit, and open space campaigns, LVEJO remains committed to organizing with those most impacted by industrialization and climate change.

 

 

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Local Government Commission (LGC)

The Local Government Commission (LGC) is a nonprofit organization with a 35-year long history of connecting cutting-edge leaders from across the nation to advance transformative policies and implement innovative solutions for sustainable communities. With roots in California and a national reputation, LGC works to build livable communities and local leadership by connecting leaders via innovative programs and network opportunities, advancing policies through participation at the local and state level, and implementing solutions as a technical assistance provider and advisor to local jurisdictions.

 

 

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Movement Generation

The Movement Generation (MG) Justice & Ecology Project engages in movement-building, training, analysis, and outreach to promote the restoration of land, labor, and culture. MG describes itself as being "rooted in vibrant social movements led by low-income communities and communities of color committed to a Just Transition away from profit and pollution and towards healthy, resilient and life-affirming local economies."

 

 

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest, largest, and most widely recognized grassroots-based civil rights organization.

 

 

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Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, Inc. (NOAH)

NOAH, the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, is an East Boston-based community development corporation structured to collaborate with and support residents and communities in their pursuit of affordable housing strategies, environmental justice, community planning, leadership development, and economic development opportunities.

 

 

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New York City Environmental Justice Alliance (NYC-EJA)

Founded in 1991, the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance (NYC-EJA) is a non-profit, city-wide membership network linking grassroots organizations from low-income neighborhoods and communities of color in their struggle for environmental justice. NYC-EJA empowers its member organizations to advocate for improved environmental conditions and against inequitable environmental burdens by the coordination of campaigns designed to inform city and state policies. NYC-EJA is led by the community-based organizations that it serves, which coalesce around specific common issues that threaten the ability for low-income communities of color to thrive.

 

 

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Oakland Climate Action Coalition

The Oakland Climate Action Coalition (OCAC) is a collaboration of more than 30 organizations striving to ensure that frontline communities benefit from efforts to address climate change in Oakland, California. Founded in 2009, OCAC has advanced its social equity and climate justice goals by engaging community-based organizations and impacted residents in climate action, adaptation, and resilience planning in Oakland. The coalition partnered with the City of Oakland to develop Oakland’s Energy and Climate Action Plan (ECAP), which was adopted in December 2012.

 

 

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Partnership for Energy Sector Climate Resilience

The Partnership for Energy Sector Climate Resilience is an initiative seeking to improve energy infrastructure resilience to effects of climate change. The Department of Energy provides information and technical assistance to power utility partners who agree to assess climate vulnerabilities and pursue resilience strategies. Another element of the Partnership involves power utilities sharing information from climate resilience activities, and the DOE providing national recognition to these activities.