Category Archives: Taking Action

It’s election season. Get loud on climate.

Reposted From: Citizens’ Climate Lobby CCL Weekly Briefing, Sept. 14, 2022 Get loud, take action: Prepare for election season!  With the midterms closing in, it’s time to make climate an election issue. Fortunately, CCL’s “Get loud, take action” page has some suggestions for making a greener difference during campaign season and at the ballot box. […]

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Climate Action Opportunity for Students: the national Project Green Challenge – Sign up by 10/1

We have an awesome opportunity for your sustainable campus. It’s called Project Green Challenge! PGC informs, inspires, and mobilizes high school, college and grad students around climate action, social justice, public health and advocacy. Our 12th annual interactive, digital, global program will engage thousands of young people from 40 states and 60 countries (and counting!) […]

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Climate Internships for Spring 2023

CCL is a national nonprofit organization that builds grassroots support for climate legislation. I’m reaching out today to share some opportunities that may be of interest to your students and learn how we can better support your institution. We are currently recruiting students and recent graduates to join our team as interns or fellows. We […]

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Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2022 Student Eco-Reps

The Champlain College Eco-Reps Program trains student leaders who inspire and motivate their peers to live as sustainably as possible on campus and beyond. This is a paid position (you do not have to be work study eligible). New Eco-Reps must reside in a Champlain College residence hall.  Go to our website for more information […]

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Calling all students: Join Youth Lobby for Rally for the Planet on 4/29!

Across the globe, across the country, and right here in Vermont—young people are at the forefront of the movement for bold climate action. And this year, young Vermonters are reviving what had become something of a tradition in our state.   REGISTER! Join students from Vermont Youth Lobby and all around Vermont on April 29th from 8:30am – […]

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Community-Based Social Marketing workshop (June 7-9) registration is LIVE!

The registration for the Community-Based Social Marketing workshop is now live at: https://go.uvm.edu/cbsm2022 What: Community-Based Social Marketing workshop When: June 7, 8 and 9, 2022 from 8:30 AM – ~1:00 PM ET Where: Online via Zoom Who: This workshop is intended for watershed groups working in the Lake Champlain basin and anyone working to educate to promote environmentally sustainable behaviors […]

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More ways to respond to the Ukraine crisis – from Campus Compact

Since we released our statement on the crisis in Ukraine last week, we have heard from members and students directly who are seeking additional ways to assist the people of Ukraine as they fight against invasion and seek refuge from the humanitarian crisis. Below, find some resources and ideas you can reference as you take action on […]

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Ice cream and justice on Church Street – March 2

I’m writing in hopes that you’ll be able to attend a rally at the Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop (with free ice cream!) on Church Street in Burlington at 1:00pm this Wednesday, March 2nd. The event is in support of ending qualified immunity for law enforcement officers in Vermont. Qualified immunity is an unjust legal doctrine that effectively […]

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