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Legacy Project

The annual Legacy Project is a gift to the under-served communities in our region from the USGBC-LA members who assist in designing, building, and supporting it. The Legacy Project team strives to ensure the project is community-supported, has an educational and sustainable focus, is replicable, and serves a variety of social-economic conditions.

2021 Legacy Project Timeline:
    • Issuance of RFP: Monday, October 12, 2020
    • Deadline for Submission of Questions: Friday, October 23, 2020
    • Posted Responses to Questions: Friday, November 6, 2020
    • Proposal Submission Due Date: Monday, November 30, 2020
    • Finalists Selected and Notified: Monday, December 7, 2020
    • Final Presentations/Judging: Week of December 14, 2020
    • 2021 Awardee Notified: Week of December 14, 2020
    • MOU Signed: January 2021
    • Project Kickoff: January 2021
    • Project Completion & Ribbon Cutting: November 2021

Submit your Project Today — Download the 2021 Request for Proposals

The 2020 Legacy Project has been awarded to The West Adams Resiliency Garden
The West Adams Resiliency Garden will support formerly incarcerated people with employment and healing through building and caring for a rooftop garden at McCarty Memorial Christian Church.

Read our latest Press Release on The West Adams Resiliency Garden

Partners for the 2020 Legacy Project:
  • Angels City Urban Farms
  • Everytable
  • McCarty Memorial Christian Church

Watch this presentation on our 2020 Legacy Project held during our Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo: Resiliency and Reentry in the Garden: The Sunflower That Grew From Concrete

 

Watch the below episode of Go Green Radio with Jill Buck, as they discuss USGBC-LA’s 2020 Legacy Project: the West Adams Resiliency Garden project


2019 USGBC-LA Legacy Project was been awarded to Eco Urban Gardens’ Regenerative Learning Garden at Arroyo High School!
 
Eco Urban Gardens (EUG) garden installation at the Arroyo High School (AHS) Campus in El Monte, CA focuses on environmental education and its connection to our health and wellness. The Regenerative Learning Garden (RLG) demonstrates a variety of techniques for drought conditions including a Hugelkultur bed, swale, berms, meditation labyrinth and California native plant garden. The community will learn the principles of climate change and how to support healthy watersheds and regenerative landscapes. The project features the Community-supported agriculture (CSA) model and promises to reach over 2,200 high school students, as well as students’ families, school staff and the community surrounding the high school.

Email info@usgbc-la.org to get involved with the Legacy Project!

Download the 2019 Legacy Project “Opening” Announcement

Our Legacy Project is featured in the news! Watch our feature here
Our Legacy Project is featured on KCET’s blog, please read it here

View our Request for Proposals for the 2021 Legacy Project

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