ENACTING REAL SOLUTIONS TO THE CLIMATE CRISIS
In these new times of political uncertainty, grassroots communities continue to lead the way forward.
About the Alliance
We envision a world in which fairness, equity and ecological rootedness are core values
Climate Justice Alliance members have won significant victories against polluting and extractive industries. We are building local alternatives that center traditional ecological and cultural knowledge and create a pathway for a regenerative future.
Our Power Campaign
As frontline communities, we pilot solutions and organize collectively to shut down the extractive economy
Climate Justice Alliance is amplifying the leadership of the original Our Power Communities while expanding to 70 communities in seven regions that are home to key grassroots groups. These groups organize to end the era of extreme energy and implement a Just Transition that promotes local control of resources (including energy, land, water, and food systems).
Together, we are advancing bold, grounded and interlinked strategies across the country
Six meta-strategies undergird the Climate Justice Alliance projected vision through 2020, and will continue to influence the trajectory of alliance work.
Just Transition is our
main organizing framework
The Just Transition framework is a vision-led, unifying and place-based set of principles, processes and practices that build economic and political power to shift from an extractive economy to a regenerative economy.
Grassroots and Movement Building Organizations
Climate Justice Alliance membership is rooted in a shared landscape analysis, priorities and overall vision. Our alliance includes base-building frontline organizations (BFOs), Alliances, Networks, and Movement Support Organizations.
Map of CJA intersectional Work
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Climate Justice Alliance Condemns Anti-Asian Violence, Murder of 6 Asian Women and Calls for Community-led Solutions
Contact: Olivia Burlingame email@example.com 301-613-4767 Recognizing that we live in a world dominated by white supremacy and Anti-Blackness, Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) condemns the continued and increasing racist...
Climate Justice Alliance Demands Energy Democracy & Just Recovery for Millions Abandoned without Power or Water
Contact: San Antonio - Diana Lopez (Southwest Workers Union), firstname.lastname@example.org 210-535-7060 Oregon - Joel Iboa (Oregon Just Transition Alliance), email@example.com, (541) 357-7664 National - Olivia Burlingame (Climate Justice Alliance),...
Frontline Organizations Demand a Just Recovery After Millions are Left to Freeze in the Face of Another Climate Catastrophe in Texas & the Southeast
Call on Officials to Invest in Community Solutions for Safe & Reliable Energy For Immediate Release Contact: San Antonio: Diana Lopez, 210.535.7060, firstname.lastname@example.org Houston: Juan Parras, 281.513.7799, email@example.com As our neighbors burn...
“Having an alliance of US frontline communities to strategically confront the existing tyranny of our country and present real solutions is needed right now.”
– Tom Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network