Category: <span>Community Advocates Leadership Academy</span>

Alexii Sigona: CALA Grad and Advocate for His Tribe
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Alexii Sigona: CALA Grad and Advocate for His Tribe

Tribal governments...could be more influential than they currently are,” [Alexii] observes, and he’d like to see them taking their power back to the extent that they are recognized as legitimate and equal peers to institutionalized local governments...He wants to ensure that Indigenous communities lead environmental decision-making that affects their respective homelands.

People Who Give Us Hope: Trina Hineser
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People Who Give Us Hope: Trina Hineser

But for Trina, the most gratifying part of her work has been facilitating connections that bring people together to find solutions to issues big and small. We know that this will serve her well in her new Executive Director role, working collaboratively with other agencies and organizations like Green Foothills to protect the natural habitats and agricultural lands of Santa Clara County.

Recruiting: 8 changemakers to apply for Leadership Academy
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Recruiting: 8 changemakers to apply for Leadership Academy

Launching in January 2020, the Community Advocates Leadership Academy (CALA) will grow regional leaders to be a strong and effective advocate for the natural environment while making meaningful progress toward diversity, equity, and inclusion in their advocacy and public service. Our goal each year is to form a cohort of 20-25 people who represent the...

Learn. Collaborate. Maximize Your Impact.
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Learn. Collaborate. Maximize Your Impact.

Two weeks ago we announced that we reimagined and reshaped our Community Advocates Leadership Academy. We are pleased to announce that the application period is now open for our 2020 cohort. We encourage you to learn more about this program, apply, and share this announcement with your network. The revised CALA program will bring together and...

Welcome CALA class of 2017-2018!
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Welcome CALA class of 2017-2018!

Meet our newest cohort of change-makers, the Community Advocates Leadership Academy class of 2017-2018. CALA’s goal is to stimulate the local climate of civic activism in support of environmental sustainability, public health, and social justice. This year’s program kicked off on September 9, 2017 at Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto, with Santa Clara County...

Thank you from the CALA class of 2017-2018
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Thank you from the CALA class of 2017-2018

THANK YOU! The Community Advocates Leadership Academy (CALA) class of 2017-2018 appreciates your support so that we might offer scholarships to all participants who requested one. Here’s what this year’s class had to say about your support: “I am very grateful for the opportunity to participate in CALA. I could not have done this without...

Congrats CALA Graduates!
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Congrats CALA Graduates!

The 31 graduates of the Community Advocates Leadership Academy (CALA) Class of 2017 celebrated their graduation on June 3. Graduates of all ages had taken 10 Saturday classes, one a month, to learn to make a difference in the environmental and social challenges of our time. “We had wonderful guest speakers,” said graduating student Doreen Villemaire....

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