Remote Participation at Public Meetings - A Right or A Privilege? Taking an Environmental Justice View

  • Posted on 7 March 2024
  • By Jakob Evans, Organizer with Sierra Club California

Because of this article, BAWSCA's CEO, Nicole Sandkulla, reached out to Sierra Club California staff to share an update on the Board's progress to return remote participation. They shared that technical difficulties have delayed their efforts but that live streams of their Board meetings and Board Policy Committee meetings can be expected beginning in April.

Calling all Bibliophiles! We’re Forming a New Library Committee!

  • Posted on 2 October 2023
  • By Angeles Chapter Library Committee
Are you the kind of person who enjoys perusing bookshelves? Do you have an interest in Angeles Chapter archives and history? Does organizing and caring for one of the largest collections of books in the Sierra Club sound like your idea of fun? Do you want to help create library events and a community for members?

A Workshop You Won't Want to Miss!

  • Posted on 29 September 2023
  • By Jennifer Gregg, Chapter Fundraising Officer
From fundraising cheerleader to quiet supporter, everyone has a skill or passion that helps our Chapter grow. And, as we look ahead to planning our programs and 2024 budget, it’s really clear that our fundraising efforts need a boost.
You are invited to join us at one of two Angeles Chapter Fundraising Workshops this October.

2023 Chapter and Group Elections

  • Posted on 11 September 2023
  • By Angeles Chapter Updates

Voting Begins October 2

Vote in 2023 Sierra Club Angeles Chapter Elections - Oct. 2 to Nov. 14
The annual Angeles Chapter elections begin on October 2nd, 2023, and end on November 14, 2023. Active members will be voting for 
  • At-large positions on the Angeles Chapter Executive Committee, 
  • Members of the Executive / Management Committee for their Regional Group in the Chapter.

Pro-Cyclist Phil Gaimon Hosts Events in Support of the Angeles Chapter

  • Posted on 7 September 2023
  • By Jennifer Gregg, Chapter Fundraising Officer
Phil Gaimon, who refers to himself as a retired pro-cyclist (he calls it the “worst retirement ever”), is passionate about many things including cycling, his lovely wife, his adorable dogs, cookies, and the environment.

Sustaining our Future, One Month at a Time

  • Posted on 7 September 2023
  • By Jennifer Gregg, Chapter Fundraising Officer

(and how a few Angeles Chapter members will match your contributions!)

We’ve heard it said: “We are stronger together.” The Angeles Chapter boasts nearly 90,000 people in our database who have shown interest in exploring, enjoying, and protecting our local environment. That’s a lot of strength for one Chapter! 

Fundraising Corner: Highlights and Ways to Make a Lasting Impact

  • Posted on 7 August 2023
  • By Jennifer Gregg, Chapter Fundraising Officer
August is giving us stellar reasons to look up! We get to see two full moons at the beginning and end of the month plus the Perseids meteor shower in the middle of August. And here on Terra Firma, our fundraising efforts are illuminated by members like you who truly make a big difference!

Phasing Out Oil Wells Close To Our California Communities Has Nothing To Do With Gas Prices and Everything To Do With Public Health

  • Posted on 22 June 2023
  • By Firoza Jhabvala, Sierra Club Defense Setback Team
For many years I didn’t know that I lived near so many oil wells in my dense Los Angeles neighborhood. That office building about ¼ mile from me?  It’s a façade for a recently closed oil and gas extraction site. The building that looks like a synagogue? No one goes there to pray. It’s a front for another inactive oil well.