Here's a list of local organizations where you can join with others to take action.

Why join an organization to take action?

  • Collective action can sometimes accomplish goals more effectively than individual action. Organizations can:
    • Influence the views of our elected government officials.
    • Influence leaders of large organizations (e.g., corporate, university).
  • Working together with others can build our knowledge and maintain our motivation.
  • We can financially support the work of these organizations.

The Ann Arbor 2030 District is a private/public partnership working to reduce existing building energy consumption, water use and transportation emissions 50% by 2030. Free building benchmarking assistance and energy audit grants available to commercial and multi-family buildings.

The Ann Arbor Climate Partnership (A2CP) is a coalition of organizations and people working to solve the climate crisis in our community and throughout the world.

Ann Arbor for Public Power (A2P2) is a coalition of local residents and organizations advocating for a 100% renewable, public-owned electric utility for our city.

Citizen's Climate Lobby Ann Arbor Chapter is laser focused on a specific piece of legislation and a proven strategy to gain its passage. We are working for the passage of Carbon Fee and Dividend, the climate change solution economists and climate scientists alike say is the “best first-step” to preventing the worst impacts of a warming world.

The City of Ann Arbor Office of Sustainability and Innovations (OSI) strives to work with all Ann Arborites to ensure Ann Arbor is the most sustainable and equitable City in America. OSI is guided by the Ann Arbor Carbon Neutrality Plan: A2ZERO.  Newsletter and Events.  Sustainability and Me.   Sustainability Stories.  Sustainability at Home

The Climate Reality Project (Washtenaw Chapter) is working for effective climate action in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, and worldwide.

Founded in 1970, the Ecology Center is organized for one purpose -- to develop innovative solutions for healthy people and a healthy planet.

The Huron River Watershed Council's Climate Change projects are helping watershed communities and the river adapt to changing climate conditions in the Huron and regionally.

The Caucus for Consumption, Waste, and the Climate Crisis (CWCC), part of the Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice (ICPJ), works with community and religious groups to mitigate and respond to the climate crisis and to address climate justice. Much of our work focuses on coalition-based advocacy in Washtenaw County. 

Michigan Climate Action Network connects and amplifies individuals, communities, and organizations confronting the climate crisis in Michigan and supports them in advancing equitable climate solutions with the urgency science demands for the environment and all that live in it.

Michigan Environmental Coucil leads Michigan’s environmental movement to achieve positive change through public policy solutions.

Michigan Interfaith Power & Light’s mission is to inspire and equip people of faith to exercise stewardship of and love for all Creation. We offer practical ways to put faith into action by promoting energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other sustainable practices that lead to a cleaner, healthier, and more just world.

Michigan League of Conservation Voters is the only nonpartisan political organization in Michigan with protecting your land, air, and water at the center of our work.

The National Wildlife Federation (Great Lakes Regional Center), America's largest and most trusted conservation organization, works across the country to unite Americans from all walks of life in giving wildlife a voice.

Resilient Washtenaw is working closely with residents to create a collaborative vision for carbon neutrality by 2035.

The Sierra Club is a non-profit, member-supported, public interest organization that promotes conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy decisions--legislative, administrative, legal, and electoral. The Huron Valley Group is part of the Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club, which includes all of Michigan. The Huron Valley Group itself includes most of the Huron River watershed, including Washtenaw, Lenawee, and Monroe counties.

The Washtenaw Bicycling and Walking Coalition has been promoting transportation options for a sustainable and livable community since 2001. Our mission is to make Washtenaw County a national leader in bicycling and walking by improving facilities, policies, & community support through advocacy & education.

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