WE STAND WITH SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA
Our hearts are heavy for all those impacted by Hurricane Laura. Laura was one of the strongest hurricanes ever to make landfall in Louisiana. The storm was deadly and damaging. Parts of Southwest Louisiana will be without power for weeks, if not months. We stand with Southwest Louisiana. Hurricane Relief: Click to Help
Green Tech Month 2020 is a partnership between the Urban League of Louisiana, Energy Smart, and the Louisiana Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. Learn from experts in energy efficiency and renewable energy who will provide a clear picture of the steps attendees can take to JOIN THE CLEAN-ENERGY WORKFORCE. Attend any or all of our 5 ONE-HOUR WEBINARS to help you envision a pathway to success in green technologies.
The Cost of Being Poor Ongoing pandemic, economic collapse, lifting of eviction and utility shutoff moratoriums, ending of federal unemployment assistance, Black Lives Matter - my mind is spinning! There are literally fires to put out everywhere. But, simply putting them out is not going to solve the systematic problems that caused them. We need to dig deep into the unjust policies that got us here. READ MORE.
How does housing relate to risk for COVID-19?
COVID-19 will have severe short- and long-term impacts on the well-being of under-resourced communities. The crisis is not just a health crisis- it is a housing crisis, an energy crisis, a poverty crisis, and an economic crisis.
Energy Efficiency for All is committed to ensuring that policies and practices are in place to support the energy and housing needs of marginalized communities who were already struggling before this crisis hit. We hope the information provided here will be a useful resource to EEFA partners and others who are working towards an equitable response to COVID-19.
READ MORE: How the Pandemic is Hitting African Americans Hardest
Meetings in September
September 16th @ 9AM LPSC Business and Executive meeting
September 10th @ 10AM New Orleans Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology meeting
LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR ENERGY EFFICIENCY FOR ALL COALITION MEMBERS
Alliance for Affordable Energy
Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance
National Housing Trust
Natural Resources Defense Council