The Asian Pacific Environmental Network helps low-income Asian and Pacific Islander American immigrant and working communities to secure a clean and healthy environment. The organization mobilizes communities in the Bay Area through grassroots organizing, policy education, and civic engagement to advance California and the country on a path toward environmental and climate justice. With this support, the network will pursue efforts to ensure low-income communities have access to low-cost renewable energy and are trained to become local leaders on issues affecting housing, jobs, and transportation.
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Grants to this Grantee
for the Climate and Energy Program
In 2013, the Asian Pacific Environmental Network will mobilize Asian Pacific Islander communities across California in support of clean energy and energy efficiency financing policies that are essential for implementing the state’s ambitious 33 percent renewable energy standard, and policies to ensure that the state’s carbon fees are distributed equitably. The Network is well positioned to play a key role in defending and implementing these policies.
for support of the Power in Asians Organizing program
The Asian Pacific Environmental Network helps low-income immigrant Asian communities work towards healthier communities. The Network would work as part of a collaborative effort to bring its members from Richmond and Oakland into the sustainable communities strategy planning process.
for support of the Asian Pacific American Climate Coalition
The Asian Pacific American population is an important demographic group in California.The Asian Pacific Environmental Network’s California Asian and Pacific American Climate Coalition will help educate and mobilize a range of Asian Pacific American organizations to support and strengthen policies to meet the state’s renewable energy requirements, with a special emphasis on building support for clean energy in Los Angeles.