In the wake of COVID-19 and increasingly severe and frequent climate disasters, the Just Recovery Network (APEN, SCOPE, Greenlining and California ReLeaf) developed a letter of recommendations for the legislature that strongly encourages the development of a climate resilience bond proposal that meets a triple bottom line of centering equity, meeting community climate resiliency needs and creating genuine economic opportunity, particularly for frontline communities. Each of the equity-centered programs we recommend for bond investments have environmental, racial, and social co-benefits.

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