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At Community Action Works, we believe that environmental threats are big, but the power of well-organized community groups is bigger.

That’s why we work side by side with everyday people to confront those who are polluting and harming the health of our communities.
About Us

We partner with the people who are most impacted by environmental problems, training them with the know-how anyone would need to make change in their own backyard. Because when you and your neighbors know how to make change, you can build the power to transform our world.

Communities in Action

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South Portland’s Success Story

Maine residents take on ExxonMobil to protect their community from pollution.
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Holyoke Success Story

How residents in Holyoke, MA replaced a coal plant with a solar farm.
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Weymouth Action Story

A few years ago, the pipeline federal agency known as FERC held a hearing in Weymouth, MA.

News in Action

Training Series: Recruiting Online using Action Network Right now, you’re probably not…

Sep 17, 2020
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MAINERS CALL FOR GREATER PROTECTIONS AT STATE-OWNED LANDFILLS For Immediate Release (September…

Sep 16, 2020
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Our state is not their dumping grounds Maine has been treated as…

Sep 15, 2020
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