California Green Works to honor Assembly Woman Autumn Burke & Meghan Sahli-Wells with Environmental Awards

Good week to all our readers,   this blog will be featuring a California Greenworks honoree, grab some coffee and get comfy, its time for another weekly blog,

 

The latest news with California Greenworks is that they will be award two local assembly women with the Pioneer award and the Environmental Champion Award for their work on making urban communities more green.

Autumn Burke: A long time environmental advocate, has introduced landmark bills to end child poverty in California and has pushed to make healthcare access and economic opportunity more accessible. Burke has also introduced bills that established transformative climate communities to help neighborhoods gain more access to recourses that would only be accessible to the wealthy.  She represents the cities of Inglewood, Hawthorne, Lawndale, El Segundo, and Gardena, the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Westchester, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, Venice, and Del Rey, and the communities of Del Aire, West Athens, Lennox, Westmont, and Marina del Rey.

Meghan Sahli-Wells, Culver City Councilwoman and former major has led projects to better the lives of children and has led efforts to address climate change, active transportation, affordable housing and much more.

She is the Chair of the Council’s Sustainability Sub-Committee, and serves on the City Council/School Board Liaison Committee and Oil Drilling Sub-Committee. She is on the national board of Local Progress, board director of the westside cities council of governments and the souther California association of governments (SCAG). Wells was also part of the board of directors for Metro’s Expos Line which connected Culver City to Santa Monica.  Notably, she co-founded what is now known as Bike Culver City and Transition Culver City, part of the international Transition Network.

The Award Ceremony will be taking august 11, 2017 at 6 PM at the historic Culver Hotel

9400 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232.

For more information follow the link: http://www.californiagreenworks.org/

California Greenworks provides environmental opportunities to urban neighborhoods to advocate for a greener health style and better the world, one neighborhood at a time.  California Greenworks is a non-profit organization chartered to promote environmental protection to urban watersheds, community revitalization, and economic development throughout southern California urban communities.  The organization’s motto, “Greening Communities one Neighborhood at a Time,” reflects their efforts to help grow environmental outreach and educational programs that improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods.

 

Thank you all for reading, thats all for now, see you’ll next time, Till next week!