Community Action Works

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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—which are Black, Indigenous, People of Color and poor communities—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 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.

News in Action

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Nov 19, 2021
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Hear Ian McDonald tell the story of the fight to stop a…

Oct 25, 2021
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We're so excited to share this podcast, and not just because it’s…

Oct 19, 2021
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