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19th of November 2020

Training Series: Writing Strong Petitions and Action Pages

In this training we answer questions like: How do I create a message that inspires people to take action? How do I use that message to write powerful petitions, emails, testimony, social media posts and more?

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11th of November 2020

The election’s over, but the work isn’t

With a new administration coming in this January, we’re ready to do more than just protect—we’re ready for large-scale transformation.

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You can make this climate bill stronger

An important climate bill passed the House and the Senate and is sitting in a conference committee. It’s time to tell your representatives to make sure this bill comes out of committee even stronger than before.

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Training Series: Holding Online Actions and Events

In this training we’ll share stories from online actions and events from the past six months and tips and tools for organizing powerful online events, from organizing people to attend public hearings to holding your own events and meetings online.

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Watch: Maine’s out-of-state waste problem explained

Watch this free, 14-minute film, produced by indigenous and non-indigenous media makers and activists in Sunlight Media Collective, to learn more about how Maine’s largest landfill came to accept so much out-of-state waste.

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Massachusetts issues nation’s strongest rules on ‘forever’ chemicals

This change, made possible by years of action by local leaders and your continued support, will literally save lives.

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13th of October 2020

NEIGHBORS PROTECT WATER FROM JUNKYARD POLLUTION IN ELIOT, MAINE

From oil and grease to coolant and heavy metals, old cars can be toxic. That’s why when Charles Pettigrew stepped out of his house to the smell of gas from a 40-car junkyard in his neighborhood, just 300 feet from drinking water wells and right next to wetlands home to endangered turtles, he knew he had to do something.

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TO CLOSE LANDFILLS AND INCINERATORS, WE NEED TO PUSH FOR ZERO WASTE

Community leaders in Saugus and Revere, Massachusetts, are fighting for zero waste because, right now, our trash could end up in their backyard.

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WORKING TO MAKE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE LAW IN MASS.

This year marked the first legislative session in which all of Community Action Works Campaigns’ protests and actions shifted online, and we helped move forward one of our major priorities of this two-year session: making environmental justice law.

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AFTER A FIVE-YEAR UPHILL FIGHT, NEW HAMPSHIRE GROUP STOPS FRACKED GAS PIPELINE

When it comes to stopping pipelines, it often feels like you’ve lost over and over again before you finally win. But still, we’re winning.

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