Get involved around Austin

Austin Environmental Directory

People Organized in Defense of Earth and her Resources (PODER)
Social justice organization focused on environmental, social, and economic issues in East Austin
Donate or volunteer

Sustainability education, climate resilience, and environmental justice

Austin Youth Climate Equity Council – facilitated by Planet Texas 2050
Mobilizing a new generation of leaders to design healthy, just, and thriving communities for all, working at the intersection of sustainability education, climate resilience, and environmental justice.
Donate or volunteer

Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter – resources on anti-racism and EJ
The oldest grassroots environmental organization in Texas. Protecting open spaces, clean water, and natural resources through direct and grassroots legislative and administrative lobbying, education, outings, litigation, and electing environmental champions to local, state, and federal office.
Volunteer, donate, or help politically

Texans United for Environmental Justice and Conservation
Enhance the quality of life in environmentally marginalized communities, conserve Texas’ natural resources, and advocate for sensible legislation
Join, fund a project, or volunteer

Texas Campaign for the Environment
Campaigning to stop the construction of five polluting facilities in Texas
Donate or take action – Taking action includes writing to the EPA, letters, and signing petitions

Worker’s Defense Project
Improving conditions for low-wage, immigrant workers in the Texas construction industry
Donate, become a member, and take action through campaigns

BASTA (Building and Strengthening Tenant Action) Austin
Helping Austin renters to ensure that all Austinites have access to safe and affordable housing

Austin Justice Coalition
Catalyst for positive change towards economic and racial equity for Austin’s BIPOC community by organizing and providing robust programs and events
Donate or volunteer

Sunrise ATX
Youth movement to make climate change an urgent priority, end the corrupting influence of fossil fuel executives on our politics, and elect leaders who stand up for the health and wellbeing of all people.
Donate or volunteer