Author: aepstein

Sunrise Day of Dedication – Young and Old Unite to Defend the Climate

On the heels of the first UN Climate Negotiations since Trump pulled out of the Paris Agreement, well over a thousand young people took part in Sunrise Movement’s Climate Legacy Time Capsule Project’s national Day of Dedication on November 18 in 25 cities across the country, communicating that that they will hold accountable politicians who support polluters over the interests of young Americans. The time capsules were filled with locally-contributed ‘letters to the future’ and objects repres...
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Baker Stand-In—ECA-Mass Takes it to the State House

The “Stand for Baker” campaign was organized by Mass Power Forward, a coalition of over 150 climate-change organizations in the Boston area that has been a key source of information and coordination for ECA-Mass on legislative action. The aim of the campaign is to get Governor Baker to sign an executive order that would direct state employees to do everything in their legal authority to prevent new gas infrastructure projects from advancing in the Commonwealth, and to proceed with implementa...
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ECA-Mass Gets Grant Support to Go Deep in Lowell

The New England Grassroots Environment Fund(NEGEF) is a foundation that focuses on providing support to community volunteer initiatives working to make their hometowns healthy, just, safe and environmentally sustainable. In early 2017, ECA-Mass received a $5,000 grant from NEGEF. Our original goal was to foster 10-12 clusters of elders around the state committed to doing something about climate change, in communities with little activity of that kind. By late summer we learned that fostering a s...
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