Local Solutions for a Healthy Planet.

Our sustainability work centers on equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Local Solutions for a Healthy Planet.

Our sustainability work centers on equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Our Programs

We support an informed and empowered citizenry.

Acterra provides educational outreach through a wide variety of free workshops, public lectures and community events.

Electrification

All-electric buildings and transportation improve the health of our communities and advance regional and statewide climate goals.

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Food

Our food choices have a large impact on our personal and planetary health. We help our communities reduce meat and dairy intake, increase plant based options, and facilitate composting.

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Education

Climate change education helps empower communities, activate change, and alleviate climate impacts.
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Advocacy

Acterra brings together individuals, communities and organizations to create a powerful collective voice that advocates for local, regional, and climate-friendly state policies.

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build collective action in fighting climate change

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Bringing people together to create local solutions for a healthy planet.

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Upcoming Events

We host a variety of events. All are welcome!
Note: Please check event details for in-person or virtual status.
18
May
Electrification
In Person

EV Ride and Drive

Address: 999 E. Caribbean Drive Sunnyvale, CA 94089   Curious about Electric Vehicles (EVs)? Experience electric vehicles and take one for a test drive or ride. At this event, you’ll have the opportunity to sit in, ride, or drive electric vehicles to experience the joy of switching to electric firsthand. Have all your questions answered about the vehicles, charging, and
23
May
Community
Virtual

Climate Conversations: Affordable Housing and the Environment

Presented by Save The Bay, Greenbelt Alliance, and TransForm   The Bay Area is severely behind on producing affordable housing. Nearly half of Bay Area renters are rent burdened and 38,000 people are experiencing homelessness. This is not only unjust and unsafe, but deeply connected to our ability to address climate change and protect our natural environment.   This fall,
Our mission is to bring people together to create local solutions for a healthy planet. Our solutions prioritize equity for all communities, align with science-based findings, and are defined for the benefit of all.