CalGreen Calls for Greater Transit Agency and Interregional Adherence to Face-Covering Mandates

Consistent, strong, and enforced mandates protect the safety of essential workers, low-income and transit-dependent riders, and those serving on the pandemic’s front line. SACRAMENTO, Calif.–Because of its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”) has authored a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom, calling for greater uniformity in face-covering mandates at the interregional level, in addition to, transit agencies abiding by their county’s mandates. As of this release, and displayed below, there are several major transit systems spanning multiple counties, with face coverings not mandated systemwide, creating inconsistency and con

CalGreen Commends the Tireless Work of CalNonprofits

Continuing the fight to preserve the voice and resources of California’s unmatched social sector, CalNonprofits concludes another year, working hard and nonstop, for the Causes that Count. SACRAMENTO, Calif.–Because of its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”), commends the California Association of Nonprofits (“CalNonprofits”), for their dedicated, continuous, and powerful work, especially in these unparalleled times, facing the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the comprehensive 2019 update of their landmark “Causes Count” study, CalNonprofits has spearheaded the incredible effort of coordinating and promoting all resour

CalGreen Affirms its Support for the World Health Organization (WHO)

While any organization has its shortcomings and room for improvement, there is no other intergovernmental body ready to serve and coordinate the world’s COVID-19 response. SACRAMENTO, Calif.–Because of its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”), proudly supports the vital work of the World Health Organization (“WHO”), and at such a critical time of global coordination and action. Simply put, there is no other intergovernmental body, with the expertise and impact, to handle the COVID-19 pandemic. In a poll conducted last month by the Better World Campaign, 67% of American respondents believe it is critical for a global appr

CalGreen Launches the "Transit Mask Information" Webpage

New webpage identifies which transit systems mandate face coverings, when using their service. SACRAMENTO, Calif.–Because of its mission to advance systems thinking and the Triple Bottom Line, the California Green Academy (“CalGreen”) is proud to launch the webpage californiatransitmask.info, listing which public transit systems, statewide, mandate a face covering, when using such services. Despite Governor Newsom’s 19 March issuance of a statewide “Shelter-in-Place” order (N-33-20), and with California’s 58 counties issuing their own, even more stringent, County Health Orders (“CHOs”), the mandate of a face covering on public transit service is not statewide, and, as of this release, only

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