from around the nation have been part of the CivicSpark program over the past
dedicating 11 months of their lives to serving
throughout California, from cities to county departments, through their service in
focusing on climate change and water management issues.
CivicSpark fellows assist in building local government capacity to respond to climate change and water management by completing mitigation and adaptation projects on topics including sustainable transportation, energy efficiency, solar procurement, urban forestry, sea level rise, implementation of climate action plans, water efficiency, and GHG inventory and benchmarks. CivicSpark fellows have provided over 135,000 hours of service to California’s communities and succeeded in a wide range local climate and water actions including:
community members engaged, including residents and business owners