TreePeople urges legislators to reinstate funding for essential equity-focused climate resiliency programs.

(LOS ANGELES) – The Fiscal Year 2023-2024 California Budget proposal released by Gov. Gavin Newsom this week forecasts an estimated $22.5 billion deficit, resulting in proposed funding cuts to numerous programs across dozens of state departments and agencies.  While the ...
California Legislature approves historic investment in school greening
The California Legislature and Gov. Gavin Newsom this week agreed to a historic investment of$150 million over two years to green schools across the state–a 200 percent increase from the$50 million the Administration proposed in May. The move comes as six million school ...
As Extended Extreme Heat Scorches Schools, Governor Newsom’s Administrationand State Legislators to Highlight Historic$150 Million Investment to Help Green California Schools



TreePeople unites the power of trees, people, and nature-based solutions to grow a more climate-ready Southern California. The organization inspires, engages and supports people to take personal responsibility for the urban environment, facilitates collaboration among government agencies, and promotes leadership in grassroots volunteers, students and communities. In this way, TreePeople seeks to build a powerful and diverse coalition to grow a greener, healthier and more water-secure Southern California for present and future generations. For more information, visit