Events

Jan
31
Sun
Policy Advocacy 101: Part 1
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Everyone can engage in policy advocacy! Join us for these two special trainings to learn tips, best practices, and more for common policy advocacy activities. Policy advocacy is how we influence those with political power to advance our climate goals. At the Policy Advocacy 101 trainings, you will gain the knowledge and skill to engage in a variety of policy advocacy tactics to move climate action forward. 

On Sunday, January 31, we will explore what policy advocacy is, how to give effective spoken or written public comment at public meetings, and best practices for meeting with Elected Officials. 

On Sunday, February 21, we will discuss how to multiply your impact by engaging friends, tips for contacting Elected Officials by phone, email, and social media, and how to influence Elected Officials through Letters of the Editor. 

Note: it is recommended to attend both trainings. Both events will be recorded and sent to those who register for the event. 

Feb
11
Thu
Local Strategies for Building Electrification
Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

 

In this webinar, we address methods to successfully advocate for and implement local building electrification policies. We cover different approaches: reach codes, land use, and State-building codes, and the unique steps, resources needed, and the timeline for each process. 

Presenters explore statewide efforts on the development of building electrification policies with an emphasis on local engagement topics. We will hear from the City of Carlsbad policy development, discuss impacts on low-income housing, and cover overcoming obstacles and pushbacks. You will gain an understanding of the role of local advocates in advancing this very important region-leading policy.

Speakers:

  • Mike Grim, Senior Program Manager/CAP Administrator at City of Carlsbad
  • Amy Dryden, Director of Strategic Innovation at Association for Energy Affordability, Inc.
  • Doug Kot, Architect, Urban Planner, Building Scientist
Feb
16
Tue
Celebrating Local Black Environmental Leaders
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

A Tribute to Black History Month

Join SanDiego350 for our February 2021 monthly meeting which will be held virtually on February 16th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. There are so many local leaders paving the way for bold climate action in San Diego. Register now for Celebrating Local Black Environmental Leaders as we discuss the powerful activists at work in our communities. SD350 is so excited for this inspiring line up and we look forward to celebrating past actions and looking to the future to reflect on how we can continue to celebrate and support BIPOC leadership. 

Feb
21
Sun
Policy Advocacy 101: Part 2
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Everyone can engage in policy advocacy! Join us for this special training to learn tips, best practices, and more for common policy advocacy activities. Policy advocacy is how we influence those with political power to advance our climate goals. At the Policy Advocacy 101 trainings, you will gain the knowledge and skill to engage in a variety of policy advocacy tactics to move climate action forward. 

On Sunday, February 21, we will discuss how to multiply your impact by engaging friends, tips for contacting Elected Officials by phone, email, and social media, and how to influence Elected Officials through Letters of the Editor. 

Note: If you missed Part 1, check out the recording here

Mar
9
Tue
Industrial Farming and Pandemic Risk Today
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Interfaith Coalition for Earth Justice and the Food and Soil Committee of SanDiego350 present, Industrial Farming and Pandemic Risk Today, featuring Dr. Aaron Gross, professor in Theology and Religious Studies at University of San Diego and founder of the food and farming advocacy group, Farm Forward. 

This online talk will discuss the link between our industrial animal agriculture and the creation of pandemics, and how we need to change direction to create a better future. It is the first of ICEJ's Advancing Earth Justice Speaker Series. This talk is FREE and open to the public, happening March 9th 7 PM – 8PM