Category Archives: strategies and actions

Green Neighbors DC gives testimony on B22-904, the Clean Energy Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018, for the DC City Council

Last month, the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) invited Green Neighbors DC to present testimony on the proposed Clean Energy Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018, put forward by Councilmember Mary Cheh for the DC City Council, and they helped organize our inclusion in the process.  Annette Olson, a GNDC member since 2014, presented the testimony […]
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GNDC Fall Kickof Meeting Sept. 17th, at 4024 5th Street NW: please come with your ideas, dreams for GNDC!

After a summer hiatus, we’ll be starting up again in the fall, discussing fall activities, future plans, and membership.  Sadly, our past founders and co-leaders, Catherine and Basav, have moved to MD, and over the next few months will be passing the reins (and the email account) to the rest of us.  We’ll write more […]
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A Summer Hiatus in GNDC Meetings

Hi all, we’re taking a summer hiatus, as all of Washington DC typically does in August.  But join us in September as our meetings start up again.  We’re looking for new members, especially in helping organize events.  We’re also looking to work with other organizations to run joint events.   Please come with ideas. Our meetings […]
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Night of the Environmentalists – Veggie Potluck & Outdoor Movie, Saturday, June 16 at 6:30 PM – 10 PM

My friend Max and I are finally fulfilling our New Year’s resolution: to throw a vegan/vegetarian (more vegan) potluck at my place. I’ve been vegetarian now for 25 years, and Max has been a vegan for eight, so this potluck is to celebrate and share the great, great recipes we’ve been tasting. But there’s more. […]
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National Conference Call on Fighting Cimate Change, Thursday, Jan. 18, 3:30 pm – but recording available.

Dear Friends, (from Climate Reality Check) On Thursday, January 18, at 3:30 pm Eastern / 2:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Mountain / 12:30 Pacific time, (please note the change from our regular time) the Climate Reality Check team will hold the latest in our series of national conference calls to help strengthen community organizing […]
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196 Science-Lovers and their Climate Change Solutions

One of our Green Neighbor members (okay, me) has summed up a major FB thread from an anonymous scientist/science-lovers FB group, in which almost 200 people post 200+ comments/discussions about listing potential climate change steps we can take.  I boiled these down to 93 different suggestions, and they are now in my blog http://www.climatesteps.org. Some […]
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Green Neighbors DC Meeting Monday, June 26th, with a big, action-prioritizing agenda!

Hi all, Green Neighbors DC is having its monthly meeting this Monday, at 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the fabulous Reading Room of Petworth Citizen. And although it is our monthly meeting, we’ll actually be discussing the future quite a bit: a) how we shall continue and build GNDC to help meet the community […]
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GN Meeting Minutes from May 15th. Fascinating!

Ha!  Now you have to read them.  Really, it was a great discussion about potential next steps for Green Neighbors, revamping our structure, and what to focus on with local actions.  As we didn’t have a quorum at this last meeting, we’ll be discussing these further and prioritizing these (and other ideas) at the next […]
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Next Meeting June 26th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, place tbd.

Hi all, Just a note to say we’ve postponed the next meeting to June 26th, with the place to be determined, but in the immediate Petworth area.  This meeting we’ll focus on some local community actions.

Green Neighbors meeting minutes 2/13/17

Participants: Annette, Basav, Catherine, Nick, Gwen, David Logistics We’ve booked our next 3 meetings at Petworth Citizen, in the Reading Room at the back – March 20, April 17 and May 15. Catherine will be the facilitator at the March 20 meeting. Chesapeake Climate Action Network Polar Bear Plunge – results $1,295 total raised by […]
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