Member Organization Directory
AirAmerican Lung Association in California3325 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90010
rmcginnis@alac.orgThe American Lung Association in California saves lives and improves the health of Californians and their lungs. Through research, education and advocacy, we fight to reduce smoking, keep the air we breathe clean, prevent and treat lung diseases such as asthma and COPD, and eliminate lung cancer.
AirAmerican Lung Association of California (Kern Branch)306 Chester Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93301
diane@kernlung.orgThe mission of the American Lung Association is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. The California Kern County branch works on issues such as asthma, tobacco and clean air in order to improve quality of life.
AirAmerican Lung Association of Orange County150 E. 17th St., Suite F
93301, CA 92705
gmaddalon@oclung.orgThe mission of the American Lung Association is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. The Orange County branch works on issues such as asthma, tobacco and clean air in order to improve quality of life.
AirAmerican Lung Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties2750 Fourth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103
janie@lungsandiego.orgThe mission of the American Lung Association is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. The San Diego branch works on issues such as asthma, tobacco and clean air in order to improve quality of life.
AirAmerican Lung Association of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties1510 San Andres St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
jayne@lungsbvc.orgThe mission of the American Lung Association is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. The Santa Barbara branch works on issues such as asthma, tobacco and clean air in order to improve quality of life.
AirBreathe California- LA5858 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90036
echiock@breathela.orgOur mission is to promote clean air and healthy lungs through research, education, and technology.
AirClean Air Now3435 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 385
Los Angeles, CA 90010
jjpro@adelphia.netClean Air Now is a campaign of the State PIRGs to combat air pollution by working to clean up power plants and reduce pollution from automobiles.
AirCoalition for Clean Air811 W 7th st #1100
Los Angeles, CA 90017
The Coalition for Clean Air is committed to restoring clean, healthy air to all of California and strengthening the environmental movement by promoting broad-based community involvement, advocating responsible public policy and providing technical expertise.
AirLong Beach Alliance for Children with Asthma2651 Elm, Ste. 100
Long Beach, CA 90806
info@labaca.orgThe Long Beach Alliance for Children with Asthma (LBACA), started in 1999, is a partnership to improve the lives of children with asthma in the Long Beach community.
WaterAlgalita Marine Research Foundation148 Marina Drive
Long Beach, CA 90803
cmoore@algalita.orgAlgalita Marine Research Foundation (AMRF) is a Long Beach, California based non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the preservation of the marine environment
WaterCalifornia Coastkeeper Alliance2924 Emerson St., Suite 220
San Diego, CA 92106
breznik@sdbaykeeper.orgCCKA is a non-profit organization that coordinates, supports and enhances the work of local California Waterkeepers in order to ensure Californians enjoy clean water and a healthy coast.

CCKA and its member Waterkeepers represent the only statewide-local partnership focused on the health of the state's waters and coastal ecosystems.
WaterDesal Response Group2515 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90403
siobhan.dolan@gmail.comOur mission is to provide Californians with education that directly responds to ocean
desalination by connecting diverse environmental and community
organizations for the promotion of sustainable alternatives to ocean
WaterEnvironmental Justice Coaliton for Water2515 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
miriam@ejcw.orgThe Environmental Justice Coalition for Water is a network of more than fifty grassroots and intermediary organizations. EJCW works to empower community members to become strong voices for water justice in their communities.
WaterEnvironmental Water Caucus319 Lenox Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
dnesmith@ewccalifornia.orgThe Mission of the Environmental Water Caucus is to achieve comprehensive, sustainable water management solutions for all Californians. EWC and its members employ political, legal and economic strategies to restore ecological health, improve water quality and protect public trust values throughout the San Francisco Bay-Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta estuary and the Central Valley/Sierra Nevada watersheds.
WaterFood & Water Watch5365 W. Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016
rmaas@fwwatch.orgFood & Water Watch works to ensure the food, water and fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainably produced. So we can all enjoy and trust in what we eat and drink, we help people take charge of where their food comes from, keep clean, affordable, public tap water flowing freely to our homes, protect the environmental quality of oceans, force government to do its job protecting citizens, and educate about the importance of keeping shared resources under public control.
WaterFriends of the Los Angeles River570 W. Avenue 26, #250
Los Angeles, CA 90065
sbacklar@folar.orgFoLAR) Friends of the Los Angeles River is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 1986, whose mission is to protect and restore the natural and historic heritage of the Los Angeles River and its riparian habitat through inclusive planning, education and wise stewardship. Once home to steelhead and grizzlies, the Los Angeles River meandered through wetlands, marshes, willow, alder and sycamore, providing desperately needed water for the region.
WaterFriends of the San Gabriel RiverP.O. Box 3725
South El Monte, CA 91733
sangabrielriver@aol.comThe mission of the Friends of the San Gabriel River is to educate residents and energize communities, to serve as an advocate and catalyst for effective action, to clean up and restore the river, to protect water quality, and to celebrate the natural splendor of the river.
WaterHeal the Bay1444 9th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
mgold@healthebay.orgHeal the Bay is a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to making Southern California coastal waters and watersheds, including Santa Monica Bay, safe, healthy and clean. We use research, education, community action and advocacy to pursue our mission.
WaterLos Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council700 N. Alameda St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
nancy@lasgrwc.orgThe mission is to facilitate an inclusice consensus process to preserve, restore, and enhance the economic, social, and ecological health of the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers Watershed through education, research and planning.
WaterMono Lake CommitteePO Box 29
Lee Ving, CA 93541
geoff@monolake.orgThe Mono Lake Committee is a non-profit citizen's group dedicated to protecting and restoring the Mono Basin Ecosystem, educating the public about Mono Lake and the impacts on the environment of excessive water use, and promoting cooperative solutions that protect Mono Lake and meet real water needs without transferring environmental problems to other areas.
WaterOceana501 Santa Monica Boulevard, Ste 312
Los Angeles, CA 90401
asartor@oceana.orgOceana is an international organization that campaigns to protect and restore the world's oceans. They have teams of marine scientists, economists, lawyers and advocates that work to win specific and concrete policy changes to reduce pollution and to prevent the irreversible collapse of fish populations, marine mammals and other sea life.
WaterOrange County CoastKeeper441 Old Newport Blvd., Suite 103
Newport Beach, CA 92663
garry@coastkeeper.orgThe Orange County Coastkeeper, founded in 1999, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of the marine habitats and watersheds of Orange County through programs of education, restoration, enforcement and advocacy.
WaterSan Diego CoastKeeper2924 Emerson St., Suite 220
San Diego, CA 92106
bruce@sdcoastkeeper.orgSan Diego Coastkeeper protects the region’s bays, beaches, watersheds and ocean for the people and wildlife that depend on them. They balance community outreach, education, and advocacy to promote stewardship of clean water and a healthy coastal ecosystem.

Coastkeeper is a locally-based non-profit organization and is San Diego’s official agency of the international Waterkeeper Alliance, which works to protect the world’s waterways.
WaterSanta Barbara ChannelKeeper714 Bond St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
kira@sbck.orgSanta Barbara Channelkeeper's mission is to protect and restore the Santa Barbara Channel and its watersheds through citizen action, education, field work, and enforcement.
WaterSanta Monica BayKeeper3100 Washington Blvd
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
info@smbaykeeper.orgSanta Monica Baykeeper's mission is to protect and restore the Santa Monica Bay, San Pedro Bay and adjacent waters through enforcement, fieldwork, and community action. We work to achieve this goal through litigation and regulatory programs that ensure water quality protections in waterways throughout L.A. County.
WaterSouthern CA Watershed Council2515 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90403
WaterSurfrider Foundation2629 Main St. #196
Santa Monica, CA 90405
jgeever@surfrider.orgSurfrider Foundation is a non-profit environmental grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches for all people, through conservation, activism, research and education. The West LA/Malibu Chapter represents 31 miles of coastline from Ballona Creek to LA county line and inland.
WaterThe River Project3912 Laurel Canyon Blvd. #208
Studio City, CA 91604
winter@theriverproject.orgThe River Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to planning for natural resource protection, conservation and enhancement in Los Angeles County.

Our mission is to encourage responsible management of our watershed lands and revitalization of our rivers for the social, economic and environmental benefit of our communities.
WaterVote the CoastP.O. Box 1022
Malibu, CA 90265
executivedirector@votethecoast.orgVote the Coast is a grassroots, political action organization whose purpose is to achieve coastal protection and conservation through knowledge, public education, a strategic assertion of power, forming alliances with other progressive causes and networking with environmental activists to develop a coordinated policy of coastal protection.
Open SpaceaCla (ArtsCorpsLA)P.O. Box 421133
Los Angeles, CA 90042
Open SpaceAltadena Foothills ConservancyP.O. Box 3
Altadena, CA 91003
nsteele@altadenafoothills.orgThe primary purpose of the Altadena Foothills Conservancy (AFC) is the preservation of land in Altadena, California, focusing on the natural foothills that provide a buffer between developed residential neighborhoods and the rugged San Gabriel Mountains.
Open SpaceAmigos de Los Rios3244 Santa Anita Ave.
Altadena, CA 91001
claire@amigosdelosrios.orgAmigos de los Ríos (Amigos) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that creates vibrant communities by designing quality public environments. In collaboration with local governments, businesses and residents, Amigos de los Ríos strives to bring renewed life to urban neighborhoods within economically disadvantaged Southern Californian communities. The mission of Amigos is to create sustainable open spaces, protect the environment, and strengthen community life in order to benefit current and future generations.
Open SpaceAnza-Borrego FoundationP.O. Box 2001
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
linda@theabf.orgThe mission of the Anza-Borrego Foundation is to promote conservation in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park® and the surrounding ecological region through land acquisition, education, interpretation and scientific studies.

The Anza-Borrego Institute is the arm of the Anza-Borrego Foundation dedicated to inspiring people of all ages to value, learn about and conserve this unique but fragile environment through education, interpretation, and research of the natural, historical and cultural resources of this region.
Open SpaceBack Country Land Trust of San Diego County338 W. Lexington Ave., Suite 204
El Cajon, CA 92020
N/AThe Back Country Land Trust is a homegrown, nonprofit land conservancy, dedicated to preserving and enhancing natural, scenic, and cultural areas, working farmland, and watersheds that make San Diego's back country thrive.

BCLT purchases land from willing sellers, accepts donations of land that fit within our project priorities, and manages our conservation properties for all to enjoy as passive recreation areas.
Open SpaceBallona Lagoon Marine PreserveP.O. Box 9244
Marina del Rey, CA 90295
juren@ix.netcom.comThe Ballona Lagoon Marine Preserve is a 16.3-acre natural saltwater estuary between Hurricane Street (south of Washington Boulevard) and the Marina Del Rey Harbor Channel, one block inland from Venice Beach. The ocean-fed lagoon connects to Grand Canal, the main channel of the Venice Canals. Ballona Lagoon was originally part of the once-extensive 1,700-acre Ballona Creek wetlands, extending from Playa Del Rey to Santa Monica.
Open SpaceBallona Network11934 W Washington Blvd. #101
Los Angeles, CA 90066
jeanette.vosburg@ballonanetwork.orgThe Ballona Network’s Mission is to educate and advocate for a watershed-wide approach to restoring historical streams and wetlands by utilizing natural solutions, capturing and cleaning rainwater, as it runs-off into Santa Monica Bay and the ocean. A network of parks and greenways puts rainwater back into the earth for reuse, raising our water table, restoring wildlife habitat and providing outdoor recreation.
Open SpaceBallona Wetlands Land TrustBox 5623
Playa del Rey, CA 90296
landtrust@ballona.orgThe Ballona Wetlands Land Trust, founded in 1994, is a non-profit community organization dedicated to the acquisition, restoration and preservation of the entire Ballona Wetlands ecosystem. Our ultimate goal is to facilitate in creating a world-class wildlife refuge and public park.
Open SpaceBatiquitos Lagoon FoundationP.O. Box 130491
Carlsbad, CA 92013
info@batiquitosfoundation.orgThe Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation is dedicated to the preservation, enhancement, and protection of Batiquitos Lagoon. This coastal wetland is north of San Diego between the cities of Carlsbad and Encinitas.

The BLF is also involved in programs to educate the public in the values of this natural environment (coastal salt marsh with tidal mudflats) and the habitats it provides for birds, insects, plants, fish, mammals, and benthic animals.
Open SpaceBayfront Conservancy Trust/Chula Vista Nature Center1000 Gunpowder Point Dr.
Chula Vista, CA 91910
tina@chulavistanaturecenter.orgLocated on Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge on beautiful San Diego Bay, the Chula Vista Nature Center is an internationally recognized zoo/aquarium exhibiting plants and animals native to San Diego Bay and marsh/wetland habitats.
Open SpaceBolsa Chica Conservancy3842 Warner Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA 92469
grace@bolsachica.orgThe Bolsa Chica Conservancy is a non-profit, non-political organization established to ensure the preservation, restoration, and enhancement of the Bolsa Chica Wetlands in Huntington Beach, CA.
Open SpaceBolsa Chica Land Trust5200 Warner Ave., Suite 108
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
bclt@bolsachicalandtrust.orgThe mission of the Bolsa Chica Land Trust is to acquire, restore and preserve the entire 1700 acres of the mesa, lowlands and wetlands of the Bolsa Chica.

The Land Trust conducts educational programs to build awareness about the role of the Bolsa Chica wetlands system in the natural and urban environment, and tell the story of its rich history.
Open SpaceCalifornia State Parks Foundation714 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 717
Los Angeles, CA 90015
sara@calparks.orgCSPF is the only statewide independent nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting, enhancing and advocating for California's magnificent state parks. Since 1969, CSPF has raised more than $150 million to benefit state parks. CSPF is committed to improving the quality of life for all Californians by expanding access to the natural beauty, rich culture and history, and recreational and educational opportunities offered by California's 278 state parks—the largest state park system in the United States.
Open SpaceCatalina Island ConservancyP.O. Box 2739
Avalon, CA 90704
amuscat@catalinaconservancy.orgThe mission of the Catalina Island Conservancy
is to be a responsible steward of its lands through a balance of conservation, education and recreation.
Open SpaceClaremont Wildlands Conservancy459 Baughman Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711
nanwyn@earthlink.netThe Claremont Wildlands Conservancy is a non-profit land conservancy composed of local residents who are deeply concerned about preserving wild lands and the plants and animals they sustain.

They are non-confrontational, non-partisan, and respectful of individual property rights.
Open SpaceCrafton Hills Open Space ConservancyP.O. Box 1475
Yucaipa, CA 92399
ingrid.lagerlof@verizon.netCHOSC strives to protect in perpetuity the natural environment of the Crafton Hills area for its significant watershed, ecological and aesthetic values, and other benefits to the public interest.
Open SpaceEastern Sierra Land TrustP.O. Box 755
Bishop, CA 93515
info@easternsierralandtrust.orgThe Eastern Sierra Land Trust is a nonprofit organization that works with willing landowners to protect vital lands in the Eastern Sierra for their scenic, recreational, historical, agricultural, botanic, and wildlife values.

They work to help families preserve their working farms and ranches in the face of pressures to subdivide their properties. They work to help landowners protect our region's plants and wildlife. And they work to preserve natural areas in and around the Mono Basin National Scenic Area.
Open SpaceEndangered Habitats League (Riverside, Orange & Los Angeles Programs)8424-A Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 592
Los Angeles, CA 90069
dsilverla@earthlink.netThe Endangered Habitats League is dedicated to the protection of the diverse ecosystems of Southern California and to sensitive and sustainable land use for the benefit of all the region's inhabitants.
Open SpaceEndangered Habitats League (San Diego Programs)P.O. Box 7729
San Diego, CA 92167
beckehl@cox.netThe Endangered Habitats League is dedicated to the protection of the diverse ecosystems of Southern California and to sensitive and sustainable land use for the benefit of all the region's inhabitants.
Open SpaceFriends of the Ballona Wetlands318 B Culver Blvd.
Playa del Rey, 90293
fbw@ballonafriends.orgThe Friends of the Ballona Wetlands aims to preserve, protect, and restore the Ballona Wetlands, inspiring the public to become advocates and stewards of this unique coastal environment through the adventure of exploration and education.
Open SpaceFrom Lot to Spot16315 Grevillea Ave
Lawndale, CA 90260
viviana@fromlottospot.orgFrom Lot to Spot’s (FLTS) mission is to stimulate and contribute to community economic development in blighted communities by facilitating the creation of accessible green and open spaces. We promote social and economic revitalization through beautification through the creation of park spaces from vacant, blighted lots. FLTS strives to address the need and inequity of park/green space in underserved and blighted neighborhoods in the greater Los Angeles area.
Open SpaceGlendora Community ConservancyP.O. Box 963
Glendora, CA 9170
glcroissant@csupomona.eduThe Glendora Community Conservancy is a nonprofit, public benefit corporation that has continued through the years to make a difference in open space acquisition, preservation, and protection.

Our mission is to promote the preservation of land and/or buildings for historic, educational, ecological, recreational, scenic, or open space opportunities.
Open SpaceGoleta Valley Land TrustP.O. Box 6868
Santa Barbara, CA 93160
Open SpaceGreen space - The Cambria Land TrustP.O. Box 1505
Cambria, CA 93428
rick@greenspacecambria.orgGreenspace is a non-profit community organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the natural environment of the North Coast of San Luis Obispo County.

Activities include development of pocket parks, protection of open space, preservation of cultural resources, management of protected lands, restoration of streams, education of the public, and advocacy on issues affecting the environment and wildlife.
Open SpaceHills for EveryoneP.O. Box 9835
Brea, CA 92823
info@hillsforeveryone.orgThe mission of Hills for Everyone is to protect, preserve and restore the environmental resources and natural environs of the Puente-Chino Hills and surrounding areas for the enjoyment of current and succeeding generations and to initiate, sponsor, promote, organize and carry out plans, programs, and activities that will tend to further these ends.
Open SpaceHuntington Beach Wetlands ConservancyP.O. Box 5903
Huntington Beach, CA 92615
info@hbwc.orgTheir mission is to restore and preserve the few remaining wetland acres in Huntington Beach and throughout Orange County.
Open SpaceLA Community Garden Council2658 Griffith Park Blvd #728
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Open SpaceLaguna Canyon FoundationP.O. Box 4895
Laguna Beach, CA 92652
lagunacf2@lagunacanyon.orgSince 1991 Laguna Canyon Foundation has worked to preserve the land within and around Laguna Canyon.

With the creation of Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, the Foundation has dedicated itself to protecting and enhancing existing parkland as well as to preserving additional wilderness.
Open SpaceLaguna GreenbeltP.O. Box 860
Laguna Beach, CA 92652
lgreenbelt@aol.comLaguna Greenbelt, Inc. is a grassroots organization founded in 1967 to promote the preservation of Orange County, California open space for the benefit of the general public, and to inform and educate the public about local natural history.
Open SpaceLand Trust for Santa Barbara CountyP.O. Box 91830
Santa Barbara, CA 93190
info@sblandtrust.orgThe Land Trust works to preserve and enhance our county’s natural open spaces and agricultural heritage for to present and future generations.
Open SpaceLos Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust315 W. 9th Street, Suite 1002
Los Angeles, CA 90015
abokde@lanlt.orgThe Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust (LANLT) is an organization that works to facilitate the creation of small, accessible community green and open space, such as parks and gardens, to address the inequity of open spaces in Los Angeles’ underserved neighborhoods, and to ensure community participation and collaboration in every step of the process of creating these parks and community gardens.
Open SpaceLos Padres ForestwatchP.O. Box 831
Santa Barbara, CA 93102
jeff@lpfw.orgLos Padres ForestWatch is a community-based nonprofit organization that is leading efforts to protect the Los Padres National Forest and other public lands along California's Central Coast.
Open SpaceMalibu Coastal Land ConservancyP.O. Box 2553
Malibu, CA 90265
Open SpaceMonrovia Mountains Conservancy310 Highland Pl.
Monrovia, CA 91016
Open SpaceMountains Restoration Trust3815 Old Topanga Canyon Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
mrtrust@mountainstrust.orgThe Mountains Restoration Trust is committed to preserving, protecting and enhancing the natural resources of the Santa Monica Mountains in the County of Los Angeles, California.

MRT accomplishes this by working in several areas: land acquisition, cooperative planning, restoration, and offering education, and recreation programs.
Open SpaceMujeres de la Tierra570 West Avenue 26, Suite 300irmamunoz@mujeresdelatierra.orgTo support women and families interested in becoming active participants and decision makers in environmental issues impacting their neighborhoods in the Southern California area.
Open SpaceNature Trust of the Santa Monica Mountains33905 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90265
naturetrust@earthlink.netThe Nature Trust is committed to protecting natural areas of the Santa Monica Mountains for habitat conservation, nature based education, and outdoor recreation.
Open SpaceOjai Valley Land ConservancyP.O. Box 1092
Ojai, CA 93024
ovlc@ojai.netThe Conservancy is a volunteer, community-based group of private citizens working for the common goal of preserving open space in the Ojai Valley for your benefit and the benefit of future generations.
Open SpacePalos Verdes Peninsula Land ConservancyP.O. Box 3427
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
info@pvplc.orgThe mission of PVPLC is to preserve undeveloped land in perpetuity as open space for historical, educational, ecological, recreational and scenic purposes.
Open SpacePeople for Parks1835 Glyndon Avenue
Venice, CA 90291
info@peopleforparks.orgPeople for Parks works in partnership with community organizations, public agencies, nonprofits and the private sector to expand public access to greenspace in the Los Angeles area. PFP serves as a land trust, promotes environmental education, and advocates for innovative legislation and greater funding for parks and recreation, especially in the neediest neighborhoods.
Open SpacePreserve Calavera5020 Nighthawk Way
Oceanside, CA 92056
diane@preservecalavera.orgPreserve Calavera's mission is to protect and preserve the open space around Mount Calavera and Lake Calavera as habitat for native plants and animals; to promote the use of these areas by a responsible public; to support education and restoration programs; to minimize the adverse effect of development; and to use any lawful means to carry out these objectives.
Open SpaceRiverside Land Conservancy4075 Mission Inn Ave.
Riverside, CA 92501
N/ARiverside Land Conservancy is a nonprofit land trust that works with landowners who would like to see their lands preserved. By facilitating the transfer of land from willing private landowners to public ownership, RLC helps to ensure that natural lands, wildlife habitat and working farm lands are preserved for future generations.
Open SpaceSan Diego Land Conservancy CoalitionP.O. Box 1343
Bonsall, CA 92003
flc@sdlcc.orgThe San Diego Land Conservancy Coalition (SDLCC) is a land conservancy that coordinates public/private partnerships, promotes environmental education, and provides a networking and information center for San Diego County land conservancies.
Open SpaceSan Dieguito River Valley ConservancyP.O. Box 89
Del Mar, CA 92014
sdrvlc@pacbell.netThe San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy is a non-profit organization helping to implement the vision of the San Dieguito River Park and its Coast-to-Crest trail. The San Dieguito River Park stretches over 55 miles from Volcan Mountain near Julian to the ocean between Del Mar and Solana Beach and provides nature enthusiasts with striking examples of San Diego County's natural landscape from the mountains to the ocean.
Open SpaceSan Gabriel Mountains Regional ConservancyP.O. Box 963
Glendora, CA 91740
glcroissant@csupomona.eduSGMRC is a nonprofit devoted to watershed management and a great variety of other projects in the San Gabriel River Watershed of eastern Los Angeles County. Included in the region are the San Gabriel Mountains, River, Valley and related areas.

Their mission is to promote the preservation of land and/or buildings for historic, educational, ecological, recreational, or open space opportunities.
Open SpaceSierra Madre Mountains Conservancy144 N. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
Open SpaceThe City Project1055 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1660
Los Angeles, CA 90017
info@cityprojectca.orgThe mission of The City Project is to achieve equal justice, democracy, and livability by influencing the investment of public resources to achieve results that are equitable, enhance human health and the environment, and promote economic vitality for all communities.

Focusing on parks and recreation, playgrounds, schools, health, and transit, they help bring people together to define the kind of community where they want to live and raise children.
Open SpaceThe Foothills Wildlife Conservancy696 West Foothill Blvd.
Monrovia, CA 91016
moreinfo@fwconserv.orgThe mission of the Foothills Wildlife Conservancy is to preserve plants, animals, and natural habitats that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
Open SpaceThe Nature Conservancy, Los Angeles Office523 W. 6th St., Suite 1216
Los Angeles, CA 90014
agonzalez@tnc.orgThe mission of The Natura Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
Open SpaceThe Nature Conservancy, San Luis Obispo OfficeP.O. Box 1004
San Luis Obispo, 93406
amcmahon@tnc.orgThe mission of The Natura Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
Open SpaceThe Nature Conservancy, South Coast Office1400 Quail St., Suite 130
Newport Beach 92660
moconnell@tnc.orgThe mission of The Natura Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.
Open SpaceTrust for Public Land570 West Avenue 26, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90065
tori.kjer@tpl.orgThe Trust for Public Land (TPL) is a national, nonprofit, land conservation organization that conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, community gardens, historic sites, rural lands, and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to come.
Open SpaceWestern Alliance for Nature Conservancy22350 Carbon Mesa Rd.
Malibu, CA 90265
larry@wanconservancy.orgWAN Conservancy is a land conservancy that works with state and federal agencies, and partners with other conservancies and non-profit organizations to purchase, restore and manage critical ecosystems.
TransportationBus Riders Union3780 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1200
Los Angeles, CA 90010
francisca@busridersunion.orgRecognized nationally for its historic civil rights Consent Decree and signature creative tactics, the Bus Riders Union is a multiracial dynamo of 200 active members, 3,000 dues-paying members, and 50,000 supporters on the buses of L.A. The BRU has literally saved public transportation in Los Angeles and become the country's largest grassroots mass transit advocacy organization. From our focus on mass transit, the BRU carries out a wide, multi-issue progressive agenda based in comprehensive principles of unity and strong membership agreement.
TransportationCALPIRG3435 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 385
Los Angeles, CA 90005
esteva@calpirg.orgCALPIRG takes on powerful interests on behalf of Californians, working to win concrete results for our health and our well-being. With researchers, advocates, organizers and students, we stand up to powerful special interests to stop identity theft, fight political corruption, provide safe and affordable prescription drugs, strengthen voting rights and more.
TransportationLos Angeles County Bicycle Coalition634 S. Spring St., Suite 821
Los Angeles, CA 90014
jennifer@la-bike.orgThe Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) is a membership supported advocacy organization working to improve the bicycling environment and quality of life in Los Angeles County.
TransportationLos Angeles Taxi Workers AllianceLATWA is a broad coalition of community activists and workers employed by taxicab companies in and around Los Angeles supported by several community-based, workers rights, civil rights and social justice organizations, including founding members, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC), the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) and South Asian Network (SAN). The primary goals of LATWA include industry reform and drastic improvement of working conditions for thousands of taxi workers.
TransportationMove LA506 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 223
Santa Monica, CA 90401
info@movela.orgMove LA’s mission is to build a broad constituency that will advocate for the development of a comprehensive, diverse, robust, clean, and financially sound public transportation system for Los Angeles County and champion strategies to accelerate its implementation.
TransportationSafe Routes to School National PartnershipPO Box 26103
Los Angeles, CA 90026
jessica@saferoutespartnership.orgThe Safe Routes to School National Partnership is a network of more than 400 nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and professionals working together to advance the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) movement in the United States. SRTS can provide a variety of important benefits to children and their communities, including increasing physical activity, reducing traffic congestion, improving air quality, and enhancing neighborhood safety.
TransportationThe Transit
TransportationTransportation 4 Americaryan.wiggins@t4america.orgTransportation for America is a growing, national
coalition committed to creating a new national
transportation program that will take America
into the 21st Century by building a modernized
infrastructure and healthy communities where
people can live, work and play.
Trees/Urban ForestryNorth East Trees570 West Ave. 26, Ste. 200
Los Angeles, CA 90065
michael@northeasttrees.orgThe mission is to restore nature's services in resource challenged communities, through a collaborative resource development, implementation, and stewardship process.
Trees/Urban ForestryTreePeople12601 Mulholland Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
alipkis@treepeople.orgTreePeople is a nonprofit organization that has been serving the Los Angeles area for over three decades. Simply put, our work is about helping nature heal our cities.
Environmental JusticeAlliance for California Community Empowerment3655 South Grand Ave, Suite 250
Los Angeles, CA 90007
info@calorganize.orgThe Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) is a statewide community organization working with thousands of members in eleven counties creating transformative change by helping ordinary citizens to organize and take action.
Environmental JusticeCalifornia Communities Against ToxicsP.O. Box 845
Rosamond, CA 93560
DcapJane@aol.comCalifornia Communities Against Toxics (CCAT) advocates for environmental justice, pollution prevention, and world peace.
Environmental JusticeCalifornia Environmental Rights AllianceP.O. Box 116
El Segundo, CA 90245-0116
jlyou@EnviroRights.orgThe California Environmental Rights Alliance works to achieve environmental justice and improve community health. We believe all people have the right to a safe and healthful environment.
Environmental JusticeCenter for Community Action & Environmental JusticeP.O. Box 33124
Riverside, CA 92519
penny.n@ccaej.orgThe mission of the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice is to bring people together to improve our social and natural environment. We do this by developing indigenous leadership, community organizing through strategic campaigns and building a base of community power in order to create safer, healthier, toxic free places to live, work, learn and play.
Environmental JusticeCoalition For A Safe EnvironmentP.O. Box 1918
Wilmington, CA 90748
Environmental JusticeComite Pro
Environmental JusticeCommunities for a Better Environment (Southern California Office)5610 Pacific Blvd., Suite 203
Huntington Park, CA 90255
billgallegos@cbecal.orgCommunities for a Better Environment (CBE) is an environmental health and justice non-profit organization, promoting clean air, clean water and the development of toxin-free communities.
Environmental JusticeDel Amo Action
Environmental JusticeEast Yard Communities for Environmental Justice2317 Atlantic Blvd.
Commerce, CA 90040
angelologan@yahoo.comEast Yard Communities for Environmental Justice (EYCEJ) is an environmental health and justice non-profit organization working towards a safe and healthy environment for communities that are disproportionately suffering the negative impacts of industrial pollution.
Environmental JusticeHarbor Vision Task Force/Livable Cities Committee, Sierra Club1246 W. 14th Street
PO Box 1256
San Pedro, CA 90733-1256
Environmental JusticeStrategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE)152 W. 32nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007
pgonzalez@saje.netSAJE (Strategic Actions for a Just Economy) was established in 1996. Our mission is to change public and corporate policy in a manner that provides concrete economic benefit to working-class people, increases the economic rights of working class people, and builds leadership through a movement for economic justice.
Community DevelopmentHarbor Watts EDC461 W. 6th Street, #201
San Pedro, CA 90731
Community DevelopmentHollywood Beautification TeamP.O. Box 931090 
Los Angeles, CA 90093
hbteam@earthlink.netHBT's mission is to enhance the quality of life in Los Angeles by teaching and empowering people to change their environments through community capacity building, physical improvements and job creation.
Community DevelopmentPacoima Beautiful11243 Glenoaks Blvd., Ste. 3
Pacoima, CA 91331
nmartinez@pacoimabeautiful.orgPacoima Beautiful is a resident-driven, bilingual, multi-cultural, community-based organization located in the northeast San Fernando Valley in the City of Los Angeles. Pacoima Beautiful’s mission is to empower the Pacoima community through programs that provide environmental education, advocacy and local leadership in order to foster a healthy and safe environment.
Community DevelopmentPeople's CORE1610 Beverly Blvd, #2
Los Angeles, CA 90026
info@peoplescore.netOur mission is to organize, train, and mobilize the Asian Pacific Islander grassroots and general community in creating systemic change.
Community DevelopmentSCOPE/LA Apollo Alliance1715 West Florence Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90047
ebarboza@scopela.orgStrategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE) builds grassroots power to eliminate the structural barriers to social and economic opportunities for poor and disenfranchised communities. SCOPE combines community organizing, leadership development, strategic alliance building, research, training and capacity building, and policy advocacy to pursue its mission at the local, state and national levels.
Community DevelopmentSociety for Positive ActionP. O. Box 59151
Los Angeles, CA 90059
Community DevelopmentUnion de Vecinos346 S. Gless St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
lvilchis@uniondevecinos.netWe are a network of neighborhood and building communities where working families get together to SEE the conditions of their neighborhood, REFLECT on the root causes for these conditions and ACT to bring about real, concrete change.
Public PolicyLabor Community Strategy Center3780 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1200
Los Angeles, CA 90010
ericmann@mindspring.comThe Labor/Community Strategy Center is a multiracial "think tank/act tank" committed to building democratic, internationalist, Left social movements and challenging the ideological, economic, and political domination of transnational capital.
Public PolicyLatino Urban
Legislative AdvocacyCalifornia League of Conservation Voters (Southern California Office)10780 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 210
Los Angeles, 90025
dallgood@ecovote.orgThe California League of Conservation Voters is the non-partisan political action arm of California's environmental movement.

CLCV's mission is to protect the environmental quality of the state by increasing public awareness of the environmental performance of all elected officials, working to elect environmentally responsible candidates, and holding them accountable to the environmental agenda once elected.
Legislative AdvocacyCalifornia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund10780 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
jlau@clcvEdFund.orgThe California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (CLCV Ed Fund) is a non-profit, non-partisan, community-based advocacy organization that expands the universe of Californians who understand and act on the direct connection between the environment, public health, and civic participation.
Legislative AdvocacyEnvironment California1107 9th Street, Suite 601
Los Angeles, CA 95818
djacobson@environmentcalifornia.orgEnvironment California is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization. Our professional staff combines independent research, practical ideas and tough-minded advocacy to overcome the opposition of powerful special interests and win real results for California’s environment. Environment California draws on 30 years of success in tackling our state’s top environmental problems.
Legislative AdvocacyEnvironment California (Main Office)3435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 380
Los Angeles, CA 90010
sujatha@environmentcalifornia.orgEnvironment California is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization.

Our professional staff combines independent research, practical ideas and tough-minded advocacy to overcome the opposition of powerful special interests and win real results for California's environment.
Legislative AdvocacyLA League of Conservation VotersP.O. Box 2173
Arcadia, CA 91077
info@lalcv.orgThe Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters (LALCV), formed in 1976, is the only environmental Political Action Committee (PAC) in Los Angeles County. The mission of LALCV is to participate in the electoral process throughout the County of Los Angeles from an environmental perspective.
Public HealthHealthy Homes Collaborative2601 Pasadena Avenue, Suite G
Los Angeles, CA 90031
The Healthy Homes Collaborative is an association of community-based organizations committed to eliminating environmental health threats in homes and communities.
Public HealthPhysicians for Social Responsiblity- Los Angeles617 S. Olive, Suite 810
Los Angeles, CA 90027
arguello@psrla.orgPhysicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles works to reduce threats to public health related to nuclear weapons and environmental toxins.
LaborIBEW Local 11297 North Marengo Avenue
P.O. Box 2500
Pasadena, CA 91102-2500
kevin.ibew11@gmail.comThe International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) was formed in 1891 by a group of electricians who wanted a safer workplace, fair wages and, in general, respect for the service they rendered their communities through their labors.
LaborLA Healthcare Workforce Development Program500 South Virgil Avenue, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90020
mail@hcwdp.orgLos Angeles Health Care Workforce Development Program (HCWDP), an educational partnership between the County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services and the Service Employees International Union Local 721. The partnership is designed to offer County employees the opportunities and support to upgrade their skills and fill critical occupational shortages in order to improve the quality and access to care in the public health care safety net system. HCWDP provides a range of support and instructional services so that lower wage County workers can improve their skills and succeed in college level health care career paths.
LaborSEIU Local 721500 S. Virgil Street
Los Angeles, CA 90020
jason.elias@seiu721.orgSEIU 721 represents the county and city employees across Southern California, including Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties and numerous cities in the region, as well as employees of special districts and publicly-funded non-profits such as health clinics. Our members care for the sick, protect the quality of the drinking water, keep records in the courts, administer benefits for poor people, maintain the libraries, help run the jails, protect our communities' most vulnerable members, maintain the streets, work with parolees, groom and maintain the beaches, and provide many other services to keep counties and cities running.
Green EconomyCalifornia Construction AcademyUCLA Downtown Labor Center
675 S Park View St
Los Angeles, CA 90057
daniel@californiaconstructionacademy.orgThe CCA is dedicated to discovering best practices in the construction industry and is supported by the UCLA Labor Center. Our research and applied projects include work on Project Labor Agreements (PLA), evaluating the recent investment of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds, the impact of green building innovations, and the expansion of work opportunities due to green construction.
Green EconomyInfrastructure Academy700 N. Alameda Street, Floor 4-570
Los Angeles, CA 90012
marcus@infrastructureacademy.orgThe Infrastructure Academy seeks to reinvent Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education by combining rigorous academic courses, service learning, and preparation and placement into jobs. This innovative program design retains the rigor, relevance, and relationships of quality instruction while ensuring that student learning is meaningful to students and provides them with skills that are useful in the real world.
Green EconomyLA Alliance for a New Economy464 Lucas Ave. Suite 202
Los Angeles, CA 90017
fbtena@laane.orgLAANE is committed to building a new economy that restores the American dream of fair wages and benefits in return for hard work.
Green EconomyPV Jobs4112 S. Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037
deborahderas@pvjobs.orgPVJOBS is a non-profit organization providing job placement opportunities for disadvantaged youth and adults. PVJOBS cooperates with local job-skills training programs and other community based organizations to bring the disadvantaged individual into the workplace.
Green EconomySouth Bay Workforce Investment Board11539 Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 500
Hawthorne, CA 90250
robert.mejia@sbwib.orgThe primary objective of the Board is to provide policy guidance which will allow the staff to create, within the South Bay Service Delivery Area, an environment where every person maximizes his or her career potential, and all employers have the human resources they need to grow and prosper.
Green EconomyverdeXchange5750 Wilshire Bl., Suite 565
Los Angeles, CA 90036
david@verdexchange.orgVERDEXCHANGE commits to connecting the Green Dots for Green Economy Marketmakers - to sharing with leading private sector and public sector technology entrepreneurs, manufacturers, environmental stewards, financers, and public officials, the emerging business opportunities and evolving government policies driving the trillion dollar global market for green innovations, clean energy technologies, and sustainable practices.
Multi-IssueCommunity Environmental Council930 Miramonte Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
ddavis@cecmail.orgCEC is an evolving family of programs that changes and adapts with the environmental challenges faced on the South Coast.

Their scope of work deals mainly with San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.
Multi-IssueCommunity Health Councils, Inc.3731 Stocker St., Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90008
bulrich@chc-inc.orgCommunity Health Councils (CHC) is a non-profit community-based health promotion, advocacy and policy organization. CHC was established in 1992 in response to the growing healthcare crisis. Our mission is to improve health and increase access to quality healthcare for uninsured, under-resourced and underserved populations.
Multi-IssueEnvironment Now2515 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
today@environmentnow.orgEnvironment Now's mission is to be an active leader in creating measurably effective environmental programs to protect and restore California's environment.

Since inception, Environment Now's focus has been on critical issues near to the hearts of our founders and all Californians: preserving and restoring coastal, freshwater and forest ecosystems, along with improving air quality and urban sustainability.
Multi-IssueEnvironmental Center of San Luis Obispo County1204 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
rswolf@charter.netECOSLO strives to support and create resilient, healthy, natural systems and lifestyles in San Luis Obispo County.

Through education, advocacy, and community building, ECOSLO acts to protect the natural environment and environmental health on the Central Coast.
Multi-IssueGlobal Green USA2218 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90405
mpetersen@globalgreen.orgGlobal Green USA is a national environmental organization addressing three of the greatest challenges facing humanity:

Stemming global climate change by creating green buildings and cities.
Eliminating weapons of mass destruction that threaten lives and the environment.
Providing clean, safe drinking water for the 2.4 billion people who lack access to clean water.
Multi-IssueNatural Resources Defense Council (Los Angeles Office)1314 Second Street
Santa Monica, 90401
dbeckman@nrdc.orgNRDC is one of the most effective environmental action groups.

Their mission is to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Multi-IssueSierra Club Angeles Chapter3435 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 320
Los Angeles, CA 90010 Sierra Club's theme remains unchanged: "To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth, to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources, to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment, and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives."
Multi-IssueSierra Club, Kern-Kaweah ChapterP.O. Box 3357
Bakersfield, CA 93385
lorraine.unger@kernkaweah.sierraclub.orgThe Sierra Club's theme is: "To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth, to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources, to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment, and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives."
Multi-IssueSierra Club, Los Padres ChapterP.O. Box 90924
Santa Barbara, CA 93190
rick.skillin@sierraclub.orgThe Los Padres Chapter Chapter serves California's Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.

The Sierra Club's theme is: "To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth, to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources, to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment, and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives."
Multi-IssueSierra Club, San Diego Chapter3820 Ray St.
San Diego, CA 92104
creiff@sierraclubsandiego.orgSierra Club members living in San Diego and Imperial Counties, California, are automatically enrolled in the San Diego Chapter, which currently numbers over 15,000.

The Sierra Club's theme is: "To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth, to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources, to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment, and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives."
Multi-IssueSierra Club, San Gorgonio Chapter4079 Mission Inn Ave.
Riverside, CA 92501
ablaw@verizon.netServing the Inland area of Southern California, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

The Sierra Club's theme is: "To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth, to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources, to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment, and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives."
Grant MakingEarth Share of California, Southern California3655 S. Grand Ave., Suite 280
Los Angeles, CA 90007
pat.smith@earthshareca.orgEarth Share of California coordinates workplace giving for over eighty carefully selected environmental charities.

Part of the national Earth Share network, Earth Share of California offers business partners the opportunity to connect with the most respected organizations, offering solutions to environmental business questions, volunteer opportunities and networking.
Grant MakingLiberty Hill Foundation2121 Cloverfield Boulevard, Suite 113
Los Angeles, CA 90404
mprichard@libertyhill.orgThe Liberty Hill Foundation partners with innovative and effective Los Angeles grassroots organizations to combat poverty and injustice, and help transform the "City of Angels" into a place that promises safety, equality and opportunity for everyone who lives here.
Youth DevelopmentLos Angeles Conservation Corps3655 S. Grand Ave., Suite 280, P.O. Box 15868
Los Angeles, CA 90015
bsaito@lacorps.orgThe primary mission of the LA Conservation Corps is to offer at-risk young adults and school-aged youth with opportunities to succeed by providing them with job training, education, and work skills training with an emphasis on environmental and service projects that benefit the community.
Youth DevelopmentOrange County Conservation Corps700 N. Valley St., Suite B
Anaheim, CA 92801
rstroup@occcorps.orgThe mission of the Orange County Conservation Corps (OCCC) is to provide an opportunity for youth and young adults to learn work skills; develop a work ethic; develop a sense of community responsibility; further their formal education; develop leadership skills; and achieve the self-esteem necessary to enter the workforce.
Youth DevelopmentUrban Semillas5317 N. Figueroa Street, #8
Los Angeles, CA 90042
miguel@urbansemillas.comUrban Semillas is a social conscientious, reconnaissance and outreach, community-based, watershed-driven organization. Our overarching goal is: to educate underserved and monolingual (Spanish-speaking) communities about watershed and social justice issues; and provide these with community building skills, thus empowering them to participate in local and citywide planning as well as playing an active role in city, state and national policies.
University/Policy InsituteSouthern California Environmental Health Sciences Center, USC1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236
Los Angeles, CA 90089
ahricko@usc.eduThe goal of our Center is to improve health by investigating environmental exposures, studying who might be most susceptible, and linking our research efforts with the communities we serve.
University/Policy InsituteUC Berkeley School of Public Health & ESPM137 Mulford Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-3114
rmf@nature.berkeley.eduThe Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM) is a community of natural and social scientists working together to improve the quality of our environment. The mission of ESPM is to advance our knowledge and understanding of natural resource systems in order to develop innovative solutions to complex environmental challenges. Approaching this goal through multidisciplinary research, teaching, and extension, the department focuses on ecosystem stewardship; environmental governance; global change; organisms and biodiversity; and science, technology and environment.
University/Policy InsituteUCLA - Labor Occupational Safety & HealthUCLA-LOSH 10945 Le Conte Ave., Suite 2107
Box 951478
Los Angeles, CA 90095
ldelp@ucla.eduFounded in 1978, LOSH is a nationally recognized center promoting safe workplaces through teaching and education, research, and policy advocacy. LOSH collaborates with workers, unions, community organizations, employers, academics, students, governmental representatives, and health professionals. Initiatives include health and safety training and education for low-income, minority, immigrant and young workers; public advocacy; and participation in industry-wide research relating to occupational and environmental health policy issues in California.
University/Policy InsituteUCLA Institute on the EnvironmentLa Kretz Hall, Suite 300
Box 951496
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1496
spincetl@ioe.ucla.eduThe mission of the Institute of the Environment is to generate knowledge and provide solutions for regional and global environmental problems and to educate the next generation of professional leadership committed to the health of our planet.
University/Policy InsituteUrban & Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental College1600 Campus Road
Los Angeles, CA 90041
shaffer@oxy.eduThe Urban & Environmental Policy Institute (UEPI) at Occidental College is a multifaceted, social change-oriented Institute. We provide a place for faculty, students, organizers, community partners, researchers, and policy analysts to collaborate. Our mission - to help create a more just, livable, and democratic region - provides the backdrop for a wide range of activities and relationships. UEPI functions both as an academic center with strong community ties and a community-based organization with a strong research and policy development capacity.
OtherCalifornia Safe SchoolsBox 2123
Toluca Lake, CA 91610
OtherDesert Tortoise Preserve Committee4067 Mission Inn Ave.
Riverside, CA 92501
dtpc@pacbell.netThe Desert Tortoise Preserve Committee is a non-profit organization formed in 1974 to promote the welfare of the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) in its native wild state.
OtherEarth Day Los Angeles4848 Ray Court
Eagle Rock, CA 90041
OtherEarth Resource Foundation230 E. 17th Street, Suite 208
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
stephanie.barger@earthresource.orgEarth Resource Foundation (ERF) is an environmental educational organization developed to empower the general public with the resources needed to make environmentally sustainable choices and changes.

Their mission is to preserve, conserve, and restore the Earth to a healthy and sustainable state by redirecting available human, technological, monetary and academic resources.
OtherInter-Canyon LeagueP.O. Box 301
Silverado, CA 92676
intcynleag@aol.comThe Inter-Canyon League is comprised of a group of concerned residents who live within the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains, CA.

The ICL is not an advocacy group, but rather their goal is to inform and educate.
OtherPacific Marine Mammal Center20612 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
info@pacificmmc.orgPacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) is a non-profit organization with a mission to:
rescue, medically treat and rehabilitate marine mammals that are stranded along Orange County, California beaches due to injury or illness;
release healthy animals back to their natural habitat; and
increase public awareness of the marine environment through education and research.
OtherSmokefree Apartment House Registry10722 White Oak Avenue #5
Granada Hills, CA 91344
smokefreeapartments@pacificnet.netThe Registry is being developed in response to the many requests from the public for information about rental units which are free of drifting tobacco smoke.

The Smokefree Apartment House Registry is a project of Smokefree Air For Everyone (S.A.F.E.) and Community Partners, Los Angeles.
Climate ChangeCalifornia Climate Action Registry523 W. Sixth Street, Suite 428
Los Angeles, CA 90014
gary@climateregistry.orgThe California Climate Action Registry is a non-profit public/private partnership that serves as a voluntary greenhouse gas (GHG) registry to protect, encourage, and promote early actions to reduce GHG emissions.
Environmental EducationChildren's Nature Institute1440 Harvard St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
info@childrensnatureinstitute.orgThe Children’s Nature Institute (CNI) is a nonprofit organization that provides environmental education programs to more than 15,000 children, parents and teachers in Los Angeles County every year.
Environmental EducationMalibu Foundation for Environmental Education1471 S. Bedford St., Suite 3
Los Angeles, CA 90035
michael@klubock.comThe Malibu Foundation for Environmental Education is a non-profit organization dedicated to a sustainable and healthy planet for all life by educating and motivating people into action.
Environmental EducationWindows on our Waters2515 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
garypoe@windowsonourwaters.orgWindows-On-Our-Waters is dedicated to raising the awareness of school children and the general public concerning the issues of watershed protection and preservation; motivating them and giving them the tools they need to help stop the amount of pollutants reaching our aquatic, coastal and marine ecosystems and empowering them to become active environmental stewards.
Faith-basedCoalition on the Environment & Jewish Life of Southern California3424 Motor Ave., Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90034
jessica@coejlsc.orgThe Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life of Southern California (CoejlSC) works to educate and activate our community in order to address and respond to the pressing and complex environmental problems we are faced with today.
Faith-basedL.A. Interfaith Environmental Council / Council On Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL)3424 Motor Ave., Ste. 200
Los Angeles, CA 90034, coejlsc@aol.comThe Interfaith Environmental Council (IEC) is a coalition to repair, protect and preserve our environment while integrating God's vision of sustainability, responsibility and advocacy for creation.

The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life is charged with catalyzing a distinctively Jewish programmatic and policy response to the environmental crisis.
Faith-basedLong Beach Interfaith Community Organization5600 Linden Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90805
pat@greaterlongbeachico.orgGreater Long Beach Interfaith Community Organization (ICO),
an interfaith coalition of Long Beach-area congregations united in pursuit of social justice for all residents of our community.

Established in 1998 as an affiliate of the PICO National Network, ICO works through our member congregations in Long Beach to engage low and moderate income families in civic life and the democratic process through leadership training and congregation-based organizing.
Media/CommunicationsBetter World Group150 E. Olive Av., #211
Burbank, CA 91502
wendy@betterworldgroup.comThe Better World Group specializes in public relations, constituency building, media relations and corporate communications, focusing on the environment, advanced transportation technologies and livable communities.

They work with businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations providing integrated environmental, communications and policy strategies aimed at making the world a better place.
Media/CommunicationsEnvironmental Media Association10780 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90025
debbie@ema-online.orgThe Environmental Media Association believes that through television, film and music, the entertainment community has the power to influence the environmental awareness of millions of people.

EMA mobilizes the entertainment industry in educating people about environmental issues, which in turn, inspires them to take action.
Renewal EnergyGlobal Possibilities1955 Mandeville Canyon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90049
casey@globalpossibilities.orgGlobal Possibilities is an environmental non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the use of solar and renewable energy to reduce our dependency on fossil fuels and mitigate climate change through documentary films, consumer education and sustainable design curriculum development.
Habitat ProtectionAudubon Society87 N. Raymond Ave. Ste. 700
Pasadena, CA 91103
mingalls@audubon.orgAudubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.
Habitat ProtectionSanta Monica Bay Audubon SocietyP.O. Box 35
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
jeandrum2001@yahoo.comThe National Audubon Society's Mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.

This chapter's particular mission is to be a center for wildlife education, habitat protection, and conservation issues that involve birds.
Habitat ProtectionThe Habitat Trust30 N. Raymond Ave., Suite 302-303
Pasadena, CA 91103
N/AThe Habitat Trust is a non-profit Land Trust organization dedicated to Giving Nature Sanctuary.

They focus on conserving rare species and globally imperiled habitats that are also identified as "Biodiversity Hotspots."