GN Meeting Minutes for January 9th, 2017

Green Neighbors, Regular Meeting, January 9, 2017, 6:30pm Due to emergency closure of Petworth Library, the meeting reconvened at Petworth Citizen Reading Room, thanks to support from Paul Ruppert. Chair:Ruben 10 supporters attending Report on Polar Bear Plunge: Catherine Green Neighbors is again fielding a team for this years PBP (January 28, 2017) as we […]
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Upcoming green-related events – MORE ADDED!

Green events in January 2017 We would like to note that though Green Neighbors is a non-partisan group, we are including information about protests of Trump’s inauguration because of his denial of climate change, the appointment of six key members of his cabinet who are climate-deniers or strong anti-environmentalists, and the multiple threats that this […]
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Political Action Training by 350.org

Tuesday, January 10th, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, at St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcoopal Church – Washington DC; 1525 Newton St NW. For those who are interested in receiving training on how to take political action with Congress, 350.org is hosting a training session and then action week with some political steps one can […]
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Monday, January 9, 6:30-8:00pm – Green Neighbors meeting

Come join us!  Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Avenue NW, downstairs in the conference room We will touch base about the upcoming Polar Bear Plunge and will spend the rest of the evening strategizing about our plans and priorities for 2017 and beyond. Please come with your ideas and energy.

New Year Climate Resolutions

Hi all, Have you made your resolutions yet? Whether yes or no, consider going green on at least a couple.  One of our members, Annette, has just posted some New Year Climate resolutions to consider, and which ones she plans to tackle.  http://www.climatesteps.wordpress.com.    She also has created a public Facebook page on which folks can […]
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Green Neighbors meeting notes 12/12/16

Attending: Nick, Belinda, Basav, Kavitha, David, Paul, Rubin, Catherine Our next meeting will be on Monday, January 9 from 6:30 to 8:00 at the Petworth Library, downstairs in the conference room. Rubin will facilitate. CCAN Polar Bear Plunge – Dec. 28 Nick, Catherine and Simon are taking the plunge. Everyone is encouraged to help fundraise. […]
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Citizens’ Climate Lobby trains on, well, how to lobby. This Thursday.

Dear Green Neighbors, We’re forwarding this message from our friends at Citizens Climate Lobby DC (Hi Max!). How does one lobby their elected officials? Can citizen lobbying make a difference in the political arena? This training will equip you with tools to elevate your voice in politics. Experienced lobbyists will be on hand to share […]
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Meeting Minutes, Nov 2, 2016

Attendance: 9, Petworth Library, Chair: Catherine, Next GN regular meeting: Dec. 12, at the Petworth Library. We welcomed Annette back after a period of absence and she will be working on updating our website over the next few weeks, making all the pages current and adding information about what people can do in the current […]
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Climate steps we can all take

One of our members has started a new blog that presents steps that we can all take to help prevent our country from moving backwards in the climate change fight.   The U.S. has achieved forward momentum both with new technologies, and global leadership.  Let’s keep that momentum going with a variety of grassroots efforts. https://climatesteps.wordpress.com/

March and Rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline

HI all, We wanted to forward this email we received from Greenpeace.  The Standing Rock Sioux tribe is asking the Department of Justice to investigate the violence being exhibited towards peaceful protesters.  They will leading a march from the Department of Justice to the Washington monument, and then hold a rally this SUNDAY, beginning at […]
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