As one of the grant recipients, the Oakland EcoBlock project will use the funding to improve stormwater capture on the pilot EcoBlock site via urban stormwater retrofits within the existing public right-of-way.
The EcoBlock team commemorates Filipino American History Month, which honors the achievements and celebrates the rich culture of the Filipinx and Filipino American communities, and the larger Filipinx diaspora.
Member onboarding for the Oakland EcoBlock Community Association nears completion! As of June 2022, 14 homeowners representing 25 units have signed the Membership Agreement and officially joined the Association.
CITRIS and the Banatao Institute: EcoBlock Principal Investigator and CIEE Electric Grid Director Sascha von Meier provides a brief overview of the Oakland EcoBlock project. Watch the video below.
The EcoBlock team supports Black Lives Matter and pledges to focus on greater racial equity and inclusivity. We recognize there can be no climate justice without racial justice.
The EcoBlock Team is pleased to announce the selection of the Pilot EcoBlock site in Oakland’s Fruitvale District. This will be the first-of-its-kind block to demonstrate neighborhood-scale solutions to urban resilience, including energy and water efficiency, a communal solar-powered microgrid, and shared electric transportation.