Applications are now open for the Youth Climate Ambassadors (YCA) program, which will run from January through December 2021. This program is a joint effort sponsored by the San Mateo County Offices of Sustainability and Education, Peninsula Clean Energy, and CEC. The YCA program offers students in grades 9-11 an opportunity to learn about sustainability and climate change as well as to develop and implement a Community Impact Project.

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Our mission is to champion regional sustainability
through education, advocacy for environmental
and climate policy, and empowerment of
young environmental leaders.

Next Meeting Wed. Nov. 11 + Newsletter

Plan on attending the next Zoom monthly meeting of the Citizens Environmental Council: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 7:00 to 8:45 p.m. Register in advance for this meeting. After [...]

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Vote ‘Yes’ on Measure RR

The Citizens Environmental Council’s Board of Directors has endorsed Measure RR on the November 3 ballot, which would produce a dedicated income stream to support Caltrain. Caltrain  service is an [...]

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Youth Empowerment

Fourth grader Allison Wylie’s video, “Climate Change Is Taxing,” was the Elementary School Winner in the 2020 CEC Student Film Fest. Learn more about our Youth Empowerment programs: