Mothers (and Daughters) Out Front in San Jose To Receive Climate Smart Champion Awards!
San Jose's Environmental Services Department has announced the winners of its first ever Climate Smart Champion awards, recognizing champions in seven different categories. The Mothers Out Front South Bay team is thrilled to have been named Climate Smart Champion of the Year, along with their allies at San José Community Energy Advocates. In addition, three daughters of team members, Anika, Ariana and Karina, were recognized as Youth Climate Champions for their climate advocacy.
Mothers Out Front South Bay Team
Here is the announcement from the Environmental Services Department:
In the first year of the implementation of Climate Smart San José (with the strong support of our partners and community), we are on our way to meet the ambitious goals of the Paris Agreement.
Ten Climate Smart Champions will be recognized:
Climate Smart Champion of the Year (two Champions recognized)
- San José Community Energy Advocates
- Mothers Out Front South Bay
Outstanding Transportation Champion
- Jaime Fearer
California Walks/Walk San Jose
Energy Efficiency Champion
- Chris Funk
East Side Union School District
Water Conservation Champion
- Adam Salvadalena
San José State University
City Employee Champion
- Angel Ibanez
Office of San José Mayor Liccardo
Youth Climate Champion (three Champions recognized)
Ariana, Anika and Karina