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[Friday, November 27, 2015]

2015 Strategic Plan of the Sierra Club

This plan is the culmination of a year and a half–long planning process driven by the Board of Directors. During this period we had extensive consultation with our chapter leaders, national campaign committees, Board committees, The Sierra Club Foundation Board, senior Club staff, and allied organizations. We believe this document captures our collective vision, direction, and strategy. Read more.

Sierra Club Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Website

This website is intended to offer a variety of resources to support individual and organizational growth towards a multicultural, justice-oriented Sierra Club. The readings, videos, worksheets, and modules offer information on a variety of topics and the page itself provides a community space for staff and volunteers to connect about the issues. Please feel free to post and share ideas, concerns or questions as they surface in relation to your experiences. Learn More.

New Travel Agency!

We are transitioning to the new travel agency on December 1st, 2014. More information about Travel Leaders can be found here.

Chapter-Related National Staff Changes for 2014

The Sierra Club’s commitment to enhancing support that strengthens and integrates chapter work continues into 2014.  This commitment is rooted in the recommendations from the May 1, 2012 Chapter National Relationship Task Force Report, which was received and approved by the Board of Directors on May 19, 2012.   

Changes for 2014

A number of staffing changes in late 2013 and early 2014, along with funding and program shifts, will result in several changes in chapter support structures that phase in over the first half of 2014.  The memo linked here highlights the big picture staffing changes.  Many details of how specific responsibilities will change are yet to be determined.  A chapter support map with detailed information on responsibilities is available on Clubhouse, and will be updated periodically as these changes take place.

Influence the Future!

The Sierra Club has appointed a Task Force to develop recommendations for strengthening our work on climate. To influence this process, Chapter and Group ExComs and relevant committee leaders are organizing Climate Movement Dialogs across the country to engage their leaders and elicit good ideas.

Learn more about organizing a Climate Movement Dialog in your area and/or add your dialog process event to our national conversation tracker spreadsheet so we can support you in your efforts.

If you have any questions about the Climate Movement Dialog process, please contact Liz Pallatto at Liz Pallatto or 415.977.5674.

Raise Money for Your Chapter or Group!

Learn how to raise money by collecting gently used outdoor gear and apparel and selling on eBay.



About the Sierra Club

For other videos and ideas on using video to support Chapter and field efforts, view the Sierra Club Productions page.

Media Pitch Training Video

10 minutes reveals all the secrets of pitching the news media on environmental issues!

Check out The Planet for almost daily updates on our grassroots activists.