We’re proud of the first couple years of SOMAH implementation, but more should be done to continue building on the opportunity to bring true resilience into our communities. More programs modeled after SOMAH’s authentic community based partnership model need to be adopted to ensure that programs that deliver resilience solutions are in coordination.
Who showed up for environmental justice in 2020? After a year of turmoil and loss, we’ve assessed the voting record of all 120 California legislators to see who met the moment by standing strong for racial, environmental justice — and who fell short.
Developed by CEJA in consultation with CCA representatives and other environmental and community-based organizations, this report provides key recommendations for CCAs and energy utilities to increase energy democracy, center equity, and maximize health, economic, and energy benefits for environmental justice communities.