From 350 Bay Area – EVENTS [Message from PDB Chair Ralph Dennis: “Anyone interested in going to the meeting with me, Sat. Jan. 26, 2:00 to 4:00?” Reply to Ralph at redennis5156 at att dot net.]
2019 MEETING – 350 BAY AREA ACTION LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE
JANUARY 26 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
350 Bay Area is convening its first Legislative Action Committee meeting for 2019, and is inviting climate activists interested in working on state climate legislation to attend. Legislative issues expected to be discussed include electrifying transportation, pushing smart growth while preserving low income housing, protecting community choice energy, stopping fracking, and closing down California’s existing oil production.
In addition, the meeting will also focus on lobbying bills, working with our legislators, and partnering with allies.
Sierra Club Bay Chapter Office 2530 San Pablo Ave., Unit 1 Berkeley
350 Bay Area works to stop climate chaos by supporting clean energy and eliminating fossil fuels. Its mission is building a grassroots climate movement in the Bay Area and beyond that achieves deep reductions in carbon pollution and presses for socially equitable solutions and a just transition to clean energy. Its vision is that all who live in the Bay Area equitably share clean air, water and soil in a healthy, thriving and stable post-carbon future, benefiting all life.
They’re sworn in and at their desks. You helped them get there and you’ve had an impact. Women are now 30% of the CA Legislature, up from 21% at the start of 2018. In state rankings, CA has jumped from 30th to 22nd for our proportion of women legislators.
Total Senators: 40 Total Women: 13
Total Members: 80 Total Women: 23
Percentage of Women: 30%
Ranking among state legislatures for the proportion of women: 22