At YVA we work on three campaigns.
A Green New Deal
The Green New Deal Campaign is an effort to advocate for the implementation of the Green New Deal as national policy. Our campaign has involved protests, block parties, and a press conference. At these events, we explore the potential of the Green New Deal to catalyze a just transition and avert the worst impacts of climate change. We have taken our message directly to elected representatives by protesting at Nancy Pelosi and Dianne Feinstein’s offices and discussing the Green New Deal with Pelosi’s staff and Feinstein herself.
No Coal In Oakland
The No Coal In Oakland Campaign is an effort to draw attention to the disastrous effects of coal imports into Oakland. This is a massive human health issue that disproportionately impacts various marginalized communities in Oakland through what can be described as environmental racism. YVA’s Campaign is based on the urgent need to block coal imports by showing the public the true cost of coal.
More information coming soon…