South Bay Eco Justice Team

The South Bay Eco Justice Team advocates for a sustainable future through public policy advocacy, climate education and legislative actions to support clean air, clean water and regenerative agriculture.

What we’re working on

  • Supporting the Sustainability Commission motion to the Mayor and Council members of Chula Vista to join the San Diego Green New Deal Alliance
  • Participating in the development of a CalEnviroScreen for the City of Chula Vista and acting as stakeholders for the updates to the Chula Vista Climate Action Plan
  • Promote building Electrification plans for new construction in the South Bay cities of Chula Vista, Imperial Beach and National City

How to get involved – what volunteers do

  • Attend Sustainability Commission meetings in Chula Vista and provide support for initiatives
  • Represent SanDiego350 at the Chula Vista Climate Change Working group meetings, City Council meetings 
  • Analyze and track relevant local, regional and state policies

Team Accomplishment

Our members spoke in favor of Community Choice Energy (CCE) in Chula Vista, which helped get CCE in the city. We supported rallies led by high school students at City Hall and we have advocated for “slow and healthy streets” to support the recovery of businesses impacted during COVID-19.

Fun Fact 

Our team always has fun together, which has included dressing up in costume or meeting at Brew Bar in Chula Vista. 

How to Get Involved 

The South Bay Eco Justice Team meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 7:00pm – 8:00pm. Please contact team leader Rita Clement for more information.