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by ISC Staff | June 17, 2021
Allison C Bailey / Shutterstock.com Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans in the United States. For over a century it has been a day of celebration and observance for many Black Americans, a recognition of [...]
by George Hamilton | June 1, 2020
In solidarity, our heart goes out to the family of George Floyd, to our co-workers, neighbors and friends, and to the millions of people who face racism, discrimination and inequities every day.  The Institute for Sustainable Communities opposes [...]
by George Hamilton | March 26, 2020
Dear Friends, My colleagues and I hope you and those closest to you are healthy and doing well. At ISC, we are focused on building community resilience in the face of a climate crisis, with a particular focus on vulnerable communities in [...]
by Romit Sen | July 2, 2019
  “When the well is dry, we know the worth of water,” said Benjamin Franklin. As India faces one of the worst water crisis in recent times, and news of Chennai’s water shortage dominates headlines, the saying seems to be proving [...]
by Nicole Enright | August 17, 2018
Three and a half years ago, ISC was tapped to help accelerate solar deployment in communities across the U.S. as the national coordinator for the Solar Market Pathways (SMP) program. As we wrap up the program this summer and I reflect on all [...]
by Anna Marandi | September 11, 2017
This year’s Sustainable Communities Leadership Academy attracted perhaps our most geographically diverse cohort yet. From Anchorage to Houston to Washington, D.C., 12 cross-sector teams and a group of resilience-building experts convened in [...]
by Deb Perry | April 18, 2017
Cities across the U.S. are ambitiously transitioning to 100% renewable energy, swapping fossil fuel-based energy systems for clean energy strategies and sustainable plans. Six cities in the U.S. have already made this switch, and cities from [...]
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