Category Archives: Taking Action

Lobbying event for Ocean Climate Action – April 14

Ariel Burgess, adjunct faculty in the Core, is acting as the Vermont State Lead for a national virtual capitol hill lobbying day for ocean climate policy.  It may be a neat way for students to get involved in a direct lobbying event and hopefully talk to their representatives! (….we may be landlocked, but we need […]

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Welcome new PJC staff and other news/events

Exciting things are happening at the PJC: from the launch of our online store to the addition of two new fabulous staff members, we’re making big moves, and we’re excited to share them with you! -Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager Click here to for the quarterly Peace & Justice Center Newsletter December 8, 2020 Views […]

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November 2020 Newsletter – UNEP Youth and Education Alliance

NOVEMBER 2020 NEWSLETTER “Every single person on this Earth has the power to change the world.”– Emma Thompson, Activist and Actress Join the Race to Zero In advance of the COP 26, networks and institutions working in Further and Higher Education are coming together to commit to going net zero as part of the Race to […]

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Race & climate among Citizen’s Climate Lobby upcoming conference seminars

Call Congress on Dec. 3; Volunteer with Environmental Voter Project for Georgia runoffs; Year-end fundraiser kicks off on Giving Tuesday  CCL Newsletter, November 2020 Intersection of race & climate among topics for virtual conference seminars Climate change and racial justice were two of the biggest issues this year, and the intersection of those two concerns […]

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Six ways you can work on climate action

Dear Faculty, Staff, Students and Community, Check out the information below to help support clean energy climate solutions, sustainability in economic recovery, and  a more sustainable future! Thank you for sharing and using these opportunities. 1. Post-election civic engagement Now more than ever it is important to be engaged in our communities to create the […]

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October is Racial Justice Month!

Welcome to our October organizer update for college & university campaigners! October is especially exciting because not only is it the second month of Fair Fall, but also Fair Trade Month! This month’s Fair Fall theme is Racial Justice. With the mass mobilization of Black Lives Matter advocates over the past few months, we wanted […]

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#ClimateVoter pics at the polls. News & Updates from Citizens’ Climate Lobby

RFF webinar on future of carbon pricing; Learn about the five levers of political will Weekly Briefing, Oct. 21, 2020 CCLers do their part to make this election the year of the #ClimateVoter  With less than two weeks remaining before an election that will have a big impact on climate change policy, CCL volunteers are […]

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10 Days to #PGC2020

Only 10 days to Project Green Challenge! Sign up for the opportunity of a lifetime and join passionate change makers around the world fighting for a more just and sustainable planet. This 30-day action-packed challenge will inform, inspire and mobilize students towards more conscious living for both people and the planet. Now more than ever we need […]

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SIGN UP for Project Green Challenge!

Want to win a trip to San Francisco? A $5,000 Green Award?  Eco-friendly daily prizes? And learn how YOU can change the world? It all starts in 60 days! Sign up for Project Green Challenge TODAY. Project Green Challenge (PGC) invites high school and college students globally to learn about and act on environmentally sustainable and socially responsible choices in life, on school campuses, […]

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Student opportunity: paid Champlain Fellow with the Campus Election Engagement Project. Deadline: July 15

The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit that helps campuses coordinate democratic engagement activities and institutionalize student voting. CEEP supports over 500 campuses across 25 states and has recently expanded to Vermont. The cornerstone of CEEP’s programming is our robust fellowship program, which is composed of over 250+ students from all across the country driving election engagement activities on their […]

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