"Think Global, Act Local" Resource Site For Sonoma County


The “Think Global, Act Local” Resource Site:

GlocalActionLogo6Connects leaders, experts and advocates

Explores ideas and applications of sustainability

Collects and shares local resources

This resource provides a framework for emerging issues and global concerns and a forum for ongoing dialogue about theses issues.

Glocal Action was inspired and launched by the Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy Fellow’s Jen Michaels and Melinda Kelley through the Leadership for a Sustainable Future Program.

Through the Leadership for a Sustainable Future Program, students Jen & Melinda created “The G.A.P.” for their class final leadership project.   The G.A.P. stands for The Glocal Action Project.  This project was created to share local activity and homegrown solutions in Sonoma County, California.

The primary focus areas are global concerns and their local impacts include the following topic areas:

Climate Change





Food and Agriculture

Ecosystem Services


Land Use

Social Equity

Health and Education

Waste Management



Community Planning

Public Policy