Climate activists gather outside MA statehouse to pressure Gov. Baker
Climate activists gather outside MA statehouse to pressure Gov. Baker Boston- Today, climate activists gathered in front of the Massachusetts statehouse as an important climate bill (H.5060) is sitting on Governor Charlie Baker’s desk. He must decide whether to sign the bill into law or veto by Sunday, July 31. If signed into law, the […]Read More
Gov. Baker, Sign the Climate Bill!
Gov. Baker, Sign the Climate Bill! Boston – Last Thursday, legislators passed a climate bill (H.5060) that will reduce energy waste and help transition Massachusetts’ buildings and transportation system from fossil fuels to clean energy. The vote in the House and Senate came one day after President Joe Biden’s visit to the site of the […]Read More
20th of July 2022
Biden visit highlights the power of local action on climate
Biden visit highlights the power of local action on climate Boston – Today, President Joe Biden visited the site of the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant in Somerset, MA, a community whose organizing efforts Community Action Works has long supported, to speak about climate change and the transition to clean energy. At Community Action […]Read More
18th of July 2022
Our 2021 Annual Report is Here
Our 2021 Annual Report is Here Check out all that you’ve accomplished in our 2021 Annual Report. A note from Johanna Neumann, Board Member of Community action works: As a Board Member of Community Action Works for more than a decade and former community organizer with the organization, I’m so grateful for this opportunity to […]Read More
13th of July 2022
A victory in the fight against PFAS in Rhode Island shows a gap in legislation in Massachusetts
A victory in the fight against PFAS in Rhode Island shows a gap in legislation in Massachusetts On Tuesday Rhode Island enacted a new law banning PFAS in food packaging, while a bill to do the same in Massachusetts is at risk of dying in committee without floor votes in either branch. Many environmental groups […]Read More
6th of July 2022
RHODE ISLAND GOVERNOR SIGNS NEW LAW BANNING PFAS IN FOOD PACKAGING
Rhode Island Governor signs new law banning PFAS in food packaging For immediate release: 7/6/2022 Contact: Leigh-Anne Cole, firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-721-2858 Deirdre Cummings, email@example.com, 617-747-4319 BOSTON- Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee signed a new law last night banning PFAS in food packaging, becoming the 9th state to do so. Public health, community and environmental organizations urged Massachusetts legislators […]Read More
28th of June 2022
Community Action Works mini grant program
Community Action Works Mini SubGrants Community Action Works is accepting proposals for our small subgrant program to help support community leaders and their work for clean air, water and clean energy. Proposals must meet the following criteria Funds are inline with Community Action Works’s mission Funds will be used to support clean air, water and […]Read More
17th of June 2022
Communities are standing up and getting results!
Communities are standing up and getting results! We have seen some great victories over the past couple of months. I wanted to take a moment to share, celebrate and recognize the work of community leaders across the northeast. Oldest incinerator in the country is denied expansion: In Saugus, Massachusetts, community leaders are fighting to close […]Read More
RESOURCE: The 100 most polluting power plants in the U.S.
For Immediate Release June 16, 2022 Contacts: Leigh-Anne Cole, Community Action Works; Acting Director, 617-721-2858, firstname.lastname@example.org Morgan Folger, Environment America Research & Policy Center Destination: Zero Carbon Campaign Director, 267-609-6810, email@example.com Matt Casale, U.S. PIRG Education Fund Environment Campaigns Director, 609-610-8002, firstname.lastname@example.org Mark Morgenstein, Media Relations Director, 678-427-1671, email@example.com RESOURCE: The 100 most polluting […]Read More
17th of May 2022
Over 250 residents rally in Plymouth to keep nuclear waste out of Cape Cod Bay!
Over 250 residents rally in Plymouth to keep nuclear waste out of Cape Cod Bay! Huge shoutout to community leaders for turning out over 250 residents to rally against nuclear waste dumping into Cape Cod Bay! In addition to the rally, twelve speakers with backgrounds in government, fishery industry, businesses and environmental protection groups voiced […]Read More