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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: San Diego County

Total Budget: $1,800

Areas of Focus: Basic education and literacy, Community economic development

Activity Type: Community Development: General

Summary: Expand a climate education and communication platform for San Diego County (Sept. '19 - June '20)

San Diego Climate Action Network (SDCAN; website: sdclimatenetwork.org) is a San Diego County non-partisan non-profit that links together people and organizations committed to working on the issue of climate change. SDCAN facilitates resource sharing, coalition building, and public relations to amplify the climate advocacy efforts of its member organizations. Recognizing each organization's unique contributions, it seeks to discover ideal working practices between them, as well as any vital solutions that may be currently unfulfilled by existing efforts.

Its mission is to provide education and resources that enable member organizations to engage at a deeper level, supporting their focus on issues such as: environmental justice in poor, working-class neighborhoods and communities of color; creating and expanding accessible green jobs; supporting the advancement of renewable energy and emission-free transportation; and educating the general public about how our climate is changing, and how groups and individuals can help in reducing the impacts of climate change.

SDCAN has been successful in creating and maintaining an online calendar of events and a weekly email that is viewed by thousands of people in the county. This effort increases attendance at presentations, educational workshops, group meetings, and service projects that support local impacted communities.

The grant to SDCAN will empower it to expand its services in the county, including:

1. Adding comprehensive climate change resource information on its website, including profile pages for each of the groups and agencies that are actively working on climate issues in San Diego County.

2. Providing consistent weekly social media posts highlighting events, meetings, educational items, and news related to climate action, advocacy, and impacts in San Diego County. (This is critical, because so many people in our community now get their information via social media channels.)

3. Maintaining SDCAN's important calendar of climate-connected meetings and events occurring in San Diego County and the surrounding area.

Project Contact Person

District: 5340

Rotary Club of: Solana Beach

Primary Contact: Niels Lund

Email: info@sbecorotary.org

Project Status

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Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

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History Log Entries


by Niels Lund

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Niels Lund

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


by Amelie Catheline

System Entry: Project signed by Amelie Catheline.


by Niels Lund

System Entry: Project signed by Niels Lund.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Dave Peiser.


by Harlyn Stevens

System Entry: Project signed by Lynn Stevens.


by Mike Whitehurst

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.


by Scott Carr

System Entry: Check for DDF payment issued by Foundation Treasurer.

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