Fall 2022 Citizens Planning Academy

Apply now for our interactive, introductory course designed to lay the foundation for Greenville, SC-area residents to become more informed, effective, and influential participants in local land use planning and policy decision-making.

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Driven to Lead: Ruth Littlejohn - May 11th, 2022

In this excerpt from the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of the Upstate Advocate, Spartanburg City Councilwoman Ruth Littlejohn shares her memories of growing up in Spartanburg, how she has watched the Southside community change over the decades, and why it's important to work together to make the City of Spartanburg remain vibrant and equitable in the decades to come. read more

Read the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of the Upstate Advocate - May 10th, 2022

We're proud to share the latest edition of Upstate Forever's twice-yearly print publication. In this issue, read the stories of six remarkable women leading the Upstate to a green, vibrant, and prosperous future, in addition to the latest news of our work across the region. read more

The Water Log: Spring Events and Lawncare Best Practices - May 9th, 2022

Spring has sprung! Read our latest Clean Water newsletter for information on upcoming events and how you can safeguard local water quality while working on your lawn this season. read more

By Erika Hollis

Legislative Updates 2022: May 3 - 6 - May 9th, 2022

With just three days left until Sine Die, there is still much work to be done to ensure our legislative priorities reach the finish line. read more

By Megan Chase

Legislative Updates 2022: April 26-28 - May 3rd, 2022

Energy Advocate Michael Coleman takes the helm of this week's Legislative Update as State Policy Director Megan Chase celebrates her recent nuptials — congratulations, Megan! In this week's update, find the latest news from the Statehouse, what to expect from the last six legislative days of this session, and a brief recap of Conservation Lobby Day. read more

By Michael Coleman

April in Review - May 1st, 2022

May is here! Before we celebrate longer, warmer days and the unofficial start of summer, let's take a look back at April 2022… read more

Legislative Updates 2022: April 18 - 22 - April 25th, 2022

From now until the end of the session on May 12th, we can expect to see a surge in legislative activity. Find the latest news from the Statehouse and what to expect this week in the latest Legislative Update. read more

By Megan Chase

The Upstate Update: April 2022 - April 22nd, 2022

In this special Earth Day edition of the Upstate Update, we share 5 ways you can celebrate our planet's natural resources this weekend, as well as details about upcoming events and more. read more

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