Celebrating the Unshakeable Spirit of African People

Join us as we commemorate the meeting which took place at Second African Baptist Church in Savannah, GA on Feb 3, 1865, marking the beginning of the Black Reconstruction Era in United States history, a period of great promise. We will be meeting from 3:00 — 5:00 PMHarambee…

Disaster Mental Health Support

Who helps those who help others? After COVID-19 and as the concept of Environmental Justice (EJ) grows in social awareness, the impact on First Responders and disaster responders in their work to help and assist others is becoming better understood. The people we depend on to aid us…

2023 Worker Education & Job training Program (WEJTP)

The Harambee House / Citizens for Environmental Justice continues its twenty years of providing environmental and green technology training and the resources necessary to ensure that eligible members of the greater Savannah community can acquire skills relevant for the 21st and 22nd Centuries. This training provides information and awareness…

CORE MPO Metropolitan Transportation Plan

The CORE MPO is the transportation planning organization for the Savannah region. One of CORE’s functions is to create planning documents that facilitate local transportation. One important document CORE produces is The Metropolitan Transportation Plan. This plan details the future of transportation in the region over the next…

How Cities Can Take Advantage of IRA Grants, New IRS Provisions, and Direct Pay Models

“Join experts from RMI and World Resources Institute for part five of our federal funding learning series highlighting how cities can position themselves to take advantage of the Inflation Reduction Act* grant programs, new IRS provisions, and direct pay models to advance community-wide clean energy adoption. This webinar…

How To Become a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit

The City of Savannah is hosting a 3-part series on how to start a business as a non-profit entity. A 501(c)(3) organization is recognized by the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as “being tax-exempt by virtue of its charitable programs.”* This 3-part workshop is Free, but you must…

COVID-19: More Contagious, Less Deadly!

One thing I learned in grade school about bacteria and viruses is that all germs (all living things) evolve and mutate, but that viruses are quite dynamic mutators in the microcosmic world. From the beginning of our pandemic, medical specialists and agencies have constantly reminded us that viruses…

“A Community’s Stand Against Pollution in Newark”

Dr. Ana Baptista, co-director of the Tishman Environment and Design Center and board member of Ironbound Community Corporation and New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance, is working with community members of Newark, NJ in their efforts to fight back against toxic pollution and environmental racism in their neighborhoods. The…
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