Upcoming Events

In accordance with COVID-19 CDC recommendations, all of our events have been moved online! All staff are doing their best to ensure everyone has access to events through various platforms. If you are having trouble connecting to one of our events, send an email to [email protected]

Mayoral Forum: Parks, Trails, Climate & Economy

February 17, 2021 at 5 PM – 7 PM

Anchorage's parks, trails, climate and economy are critical for a healthy and sustainable future.
A coalition of non-profit organizations is sponsoring a Mayoral Candidate Forum and the public is invited. The candidates will be on Zoom and the event will be shared here on Facebook Live.
THANKS TO THE
CANDIDATES PARTICIPATING:
Anna Anthony
Jeffrey Brown
Forrest Dunbar
Bill Evans
Bill Falsey
Heather Herndon
George Martinez
Mike Robbins
Joe Westfall
THANKS TO THE SPONSORS:
Access AK
Alaska Community Action on Toxics
Alaska Outdoor Alliance
Alaska Poor People’s Campaign
Alaska Public Interest Research Group
Alaska Trails
Alaska Venture Fund
Anchorage Community Land Trust
Anchorage Downtown Partnership
Anchorage Economic Development Corporation
Anchorage Park Foundation
American Legion Baseball
Arc of Anchorage
Bike Anchorage
Exerplay
Great Western Recreation/Gametime
NAACP of Anchorage
Native Peoples Action Community Fund
Neighborworks Alaska
Parks for All
The Alaska Center Education Fund
Visit Anchorage
YWCA of Alaska

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Solarize Fairbanks 2021 KickOff

February 18, 2021 at 6 PM – 7 PM

Calling all interested in solar energy -
The Solarize Fairbanks Coalition is officially kicking off our 2nd campaign for Interior Alaska!

Last year made a huge impact on our town - 77 homes and 3 businesses in 3 different Interior communities solarized. This year, we aim for more communities, more businesses, more installers, and more partners to join in this community-led energy initiative.

So if you are interested in getting solar on your roofs, or leading your neighborhood in solarizing together, join us on Thursday 18, from 6-8pm to learn how, via Zoom.


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Climate, Care, and Community: Black Talk, Cultivating Black Leadership in Alaska

February 26 , 2021 at 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Continuing our theme from last year’s Black Voices in Sustainability, we are highlighting BIPOC voices, perspectives, and leadership statewide in the next installment of Climate, Care, and Community, Black Talk: Cultivating Black Leadership in Our State. It’s one thing to ask Black people to run for office, it’s one thing to support candidates and leaders, but how to actually cultivate and invest in the representation and leadership we need to see in Alaska? We hope you can join us for this webinar facilitated by our Interior Community Organizer, Alyssa Quintyne

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Land Use and Transportation: Climate Action Plan Sector Series

February 25, 2021 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM

Alaska Common Ground is continuing our conversation about Anchorage’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) with a series exploring the sectors found in the CAP and going into more depth on how to engage our community in working together towards the goals found in the CAP. This will be an opportunity to inform residents and businesses, and all interested Alaskans are welcome to join us.
MOA Sector Goal: “Improve walkability and connect neighborhoods that employ mixed-use development and diverse transportation options.”

Moderated by Pierce Schwalb, Energy & Sustainability Coordinator, Solid Waste Services, Municipality of Anchorage.
Michelle McNulty, Director Planning Department, Municipality of Anchorage
Sean Skaling, Manager of Business and Sustainable Program Development at Chugach Electric Association
Bart Rudolph, Transit Planning Manager, Municipality of Anchorage


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Food Systems: Climate Action Plan Sector Series

March 25, 2021 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM

Alaska Common Ground is continuing our conversation about Anchorage’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) with a series exploring the sectors found in the CAP and going into more depth on how to engage our community in working together towards the goals found in the CAP. This will be an opportunity to inform residents and businesses, and all interested Alaskans are welcome to join us.
MOA Sector Goal: “Support local, sustainable food systems.”
Moderated by Micah Hahn, UAA and UAA/APU Books of the Year. We envision an event with 10-15 speakers in short presentation format.

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Consumption & Solid Waste: Climate Action Plan Sector Series

April 29, 2021 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM

Alaska Common Ground is continuing our conversation about Anchorage’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) with a series exploring the sectors found in the CAP and going into more depth on how to engage our community in working together towards the goals found in the CAP. This will be an opportunity to inform residents and businesses, and all interested Alaskans are welcome to join us.
MOA Sector Goal: “Support local, sustainable food systems.”

Moderated by Micah Hahn, UAA and UAA/APU Books of the Year. We envision an event with 10-15 speakers in short presentation format.


Register now