Tag Archives: actions

Join GNDC at the Climate Rally at the White House, 12:45 pm, April 23rd!

You’ll be able to spot us with our GNDC shirts on!

We plunged! Our feet froze!

Boy, was that water cold. Despite being a sunny day, the 2022 Polar Bear Plunge lived up to its name. But we did it and had fun hanging out, listening to the Chesapeake Climate Action Network’s lineup of speakers, drinking hot chocolate, and then running into cold water (as much as one can run, dunk, […]
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Support us for our 6th Polar Bear Plunge to Save the Climate this Saturday!

On February 12th we’re taking the Polar Bear Plunge to Keep Winter Cold! We’re plunging in support of the work of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN). CCAN is the first grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Their mission is to build a diverse movement powerful enough to […]
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Excellent recent GNDC webinar on why we need free transit in DC – and how it is starting to happen!

Today is Transit Equity Day, in honor of Rosa Park’s birthday, February 4th. Coincidentally, we at Green Neighbors DC, also wanted to organize a seminar on transportation in DC, and why it should be free. Although we’ve been wanting to organize one for a while (darn COVID), we had special impetus with Councilmember Charles Allen’s […]
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Free Metro, The Time is Now! GNDC Webinar, Monday, January 31, 7:30 pm

Hear about DC Councilmember Charles Allen’s bill (B23-0698) to give a $100/month credit for DC residents on their metro cards, which, once passed, will be a major step toward free public transit in DC via Metro.  Panelists will discuss this bill, which will increase people’s ability to use Metro, especially those folks most in need. […]
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Freezing Fun in the New Year, and other news

So much is happening in the New Year that we’re excited to start off our planning meeting this coming Sunday at 6 – 7:30 p.m.  Please, join us if you can.  We’ll be discussing the Polar Bear plunge fundraising (more below!), plus the survey results on what GNDC should prioritize, the Tool Library and its […]
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The Next Big Thing – regarding Climate Change in DC

Hello everyone who’s green in the District! There is a great conference happening this week, starting today (at 2 pm), that is all about how “The Next Big” thing to deal with in DC, bad and good, regarding climate change.  The full schedule is below, (the first talk is at 2 pm about whether Net-Zero […]
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Free Public Transportation, the Time is Now!

As a DC resident for the last 50 years, I recall in the 1980s Fred Hechinger, a prominent DC business leader with his legacy….

Be a Plogger in DC!

by David Schwartzman, GNDC What is Plogging? “Plogging is a combination of jogging with picking up litter (Swedish: plocka upp). It started as an organized activity in Sweden around2016 and spread to other countries in 2018, following increased concern about plastic pollution. As a workout, it provides variation in body movements by adding bending, squatting and stretching to the main action of running.” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plogging) %5B…%5D
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Parents and Kids Page!

Hey all, we’ve just created our Parents & Kids Page, which starts off with a great set of ways parents can help ensure that their kids have green, healthy schoolyards, via the Green schoolyards website hub. They really lay out potential steps.  We’re putting in some other Parent resources as well. We also added in […]
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