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Ubuntu Green - Organization Powerpoint


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Ubuntu Green - Organization Powerpoint

  1. 1. Where Sustainable, Equitable Communities Unite!<br />
  2. 2. UBUNTU GREEN<br />Who We Are?<br />What We Do?<br />
  3. 3. Our Misson<br />Founded in 2009, Ubuntu Green, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, committed to promoting healthy, sustainable and equitable communities through advocacy, education, and community empowerment. <br />
  4. 4. What is Ubuntu?<br />I In You, You In Me!<br />
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  6. 6. WhatWe Do?<br />Collaboration<br />Sacramento Building Healthy Communities<br />Regional Food System Collaborative<br />CORE<br />Community-based and regional collaboration <br />Community Advocacy and Engagement<br />Systemic Change<br />Green Youth Leadership Team<br />Home and Community Garden Gardens<br />Green Oak Park!<br />
  7. 7. Advocacy<br />Ubuntu Green has an active advocacy program at the local, state and federal levels, supporting initiatives that promote green and healthy lifestyles<br />
  8. 8. Advocacy<br />Ubuntu Green is a vocal opponent of public transit cuts and has spoken out on the adverse impacts they would have to underserved communities<br />
  9. 9. Advocacy<br />We are a supporter of AB 537 (Arambula) which makes it easier for Farmer’s Markets to accept electronic benefit transfer (EBT) payments from low-income residents, thereby increasing their access to healthy foods.<br />
  10. 10. Community Engagement<br /><ul><li>Healthy Land Use Engagement (SBHC)
  11. 11. Ubuntu Green is currently partnering with local residents, businesses and others to clean up and beautify the 2nd Avenue Underpass between the Oak Park and Curtis Park neighborhoods.</li></li></ul><li>
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  13. 13. Green Youth Leadership Team<br />The GYLT iscomposed of youth aged 12-17 who are trained on how to live green and healthylifestyles and sharetheselessonswiththeirpeers and others in the community<br />
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  15. 15. Home and CommunityGardens<br /><ul><li>2010-12 – 100 Home Gardens in Sacramento Building HealthyCommunities Target Area
  16. 16. Sacramento Yard Farmer
  17. 17. Sacramento League of UrbanGardeners
  18. 18. 2011 – Ubuntu Green Community Garden and Farm Stand partnershipwithAlchemist CDC</li></li></ul><li>
  19. 19. Green Oak Park!<br /> September 10, 2010<br /> Annual all-day event in September features music, art,<br />education and demonstrations on how we can all<br />achieve greener lifestyles<br />
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  23. 23. Contact Information<br />Charles L. Mason, Jr.<br />Ubuntu Green<br /><br />916-669-0671<br /><br />Visit us on Facebook<br />