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Next class


Oct. 23, 2021 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm PST

  • Overview of toxins
  • Water quality issues
  • Illegal dumping and homeless encampments
  • Communications: How to edit videos
  • Fundraising: Bay Area grantmaking landscape

Class schedule

Module 1:
Understanding the Shoreline

Jul. 10 | In person

Jul. 24 | Zoom

Module 2:
Climate change & sea level rise

Aug. 7 | In person

Aug. 21 | Zoom

Module 3:
Habitat restoration & public access

Sep. 11 | Zoom

Sep. 25 | In person

Module 4:
Shoreline toxics & water quality

Oct. 9 | In person

Oct. 23 | Zoom

Module 5:
Economic development along the shoreline

Nov. 6 | In person

Nov. 20 | Zoom

Module 6:
Green infrastructure & nature-based solutions

Dec. 4 | Zoom

Dec. 11 | In person

Class recordings

Module 1 | Jul. 24 | Understanding the shoreline

Overview of the Climate Crisis

Teron McGrew
Climate Reality Project

Mapping the issues

Phoenix Armenta

Shoreline solutions

Prescott Reavis
OSLA, Kulima Design

Elements of a plan

Keta Price
OSLA, East Oakland Collective

WOEIP communications

Jess Sand
Independent digital design consultant

Shoreline risks

Jessica Ludy and Alev Bilginsoy
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Module 2 | Aug. 21 | Climate change and sea level rise

Addressing sea level rise with an environmental justice lens

Nahal Ghoghaie
Bay Conservation and Development Commission

Nature-based solutions

Letitia Grenier
San Francisco Estuary Institute

Oakland’s Equitable Climate Action Plan and General Plan Update

Phoenix Armenta

Lakshmi Rajagopala
Diana Perez-Domincich
City of Oakland Planning & Building Dept.

Communications: Social media storytelling

Keta Price
OSLA, East Oakland Collective

Group breakouts recap

Fundraising: Searching for grants

Phoenix Armenta

Linda Tong
SF Bay Restoration Agency