Join us for the 2019-20 CivicSpark Cohort Capstone Poster Symposium and Graduation Ceremony!

Throughout July, CivicSpark Fellows will share the outcomes of their local resilience projects in communities across California via 82 cutting edge community resilience case studies.

After sessions are complete, join us to celebrate the dedication and service of our entire 2019-20 cohort during the CivicSpark Graduation on July 30th.

Learn more and register here!

Serving local governments to address community resilience needs in

  climate adaptation

What is CivicSpark?

CivicSpark is a Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program that is dedicated to building capacity for local governments to address emerging environmental and social equity resilience challenges such as climate change, water resource management, affordable housing, and mobility. CivicSpark is administered by the Local Government Commission in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research.

Poster Symposium Presenters

Fellows will be showcasing their service year impact through a virtual poster symposium from July 13-23! Each day will be a different topic with new Fellows; see below for information about today’s Fellow presenters. Interested in learning more and joining a few sessions? Register below!

July 15 | Energy and Waste Management

PARTNER applications are still being accepted on a rolling basis for limited regions

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90 CivicSpark Fellows

Each year, CivicSpark hires 90 Fellows to implement targeted projects to support local governments throughout California.

100+ Initiatives

Each year, Fellows work on over 100 capacity building initiatives to help public agencies better respond to climate, water, housing, and mobility needs.

7 California Regions

CivicSpark operates in regions throughout California – urban centers to rural areas, north to south, and coastal to inland.

Our Impact

CivicSpark Fellows assist in many ways to build local government capacity to respond to pressing community resilience issues.

Our Projects

CivicSpark Fellows focus on a range of climate change, water, housing, and mobility projects.

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