Category Archives: Taking Action

Womxn Rising 2020 | January 18th

WOMXN RISING 2020 WHAT: Womxn Rising 2020 WHERE: Casella Theater at Castleton University OR ANYWHERE with an internet connection via our professional Live Stream WHEN: January 18, 2020 | Noon – 3pm On January 18, 2020, we’re changing things up to bring you a more accessible and action oriented Womxn’s March. Womxn Rising 2020 Vermont will take place on Saturday, January […]

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January 2020 E-News: Updates from VNRC

January 2020 E-News Where did the holidays go? The 2020 legislative session is about to begin! We hope the below updates will be useful as you begin to navigate another year of advocacy on behalf of Vermont’s environment and communities. FIRST THINGS FIRST… “6 Legislative Issues to Watch in 2020” — Over the weekend, VPR interviewed House […]

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Vermont Youth Climate Congress – 11/17

Register for the Vermont Youth Climate Congress By Matt Henchen on Oct 24, 2019 04:55 pm Let’s show them how it’s done! Sunday, November 17th at 12:30 PM Vermont State House 115 State Street, Montpelier WHAT: A civil, civic gathering of students that builds on some of Vermont’s greatest traditions to show lawmakers what climate […]

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Climate Internships and November Lobby Actions

Citizens’ Climate Education is currently accepting applications for Spring and Summer 2020 interns. We have 15 positions available, in policy and advocacy, outreach and engagement, and communication and education. Some are remote, some are onsite. Some are paid, some are unpaid. Please see details here: https://citizensclimatehighered.org/chapter-interns Below are actions we invite students (and non-students) to take in […]

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Encourage Students to Support a National Carbon Price Through our November Lobby Activities

Citizens’ Climate Lobby currently has several opportunities for students to make their voices heard on climate change. Please see below. Register for November Lobby Day Congress is moving forward on climate change, thanks to CCL’s 100,000+ members asking for climate action. At November Lobby Day (Nov. 11-12), participants will meet with their members of Congress […]

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AASHE’s 2019 Sustainable Campus Index

I’m excited to share that AASHE has released the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI), a publication that recognizes top-performing colleges and universities in 17 sustainability impact areas and overall by institution type, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The report also highlights innovative and high-impact initiatives from institutions that submitted STARS reports […]

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You can LEAD in 2020

View this email in your browser You can LEAD in 2020! Have you ever considered running for office, but found it too daunting? Have you ever considered running or working on a campaign, but didn’t know where to start? With the 2020 elections just around the corner the time to think about your leadership role is now. Leadership […]

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New Resource for Students, Faculty, and Staff: Beyond Doom and Gloom: Engage in Climate Solutions

There are crucial energy and climate policies being passed at the state legislative level that will either reduce or exacerbate climate change and ecosystem damage. Students, faculty, and staff can make positive impacts by getting involved and providing input to elected representatives. Learn more at https://www.aashe.org/partners/heasc/initiatives/beyond-doom-and-gloom-engage-students/