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Talking Points for calls to Senator Franken and Klobuchar

Here are some talking points if you are able to make a call to Senator Franken and Klobuchar regarding opposing illegal pipeline schemes that allow for more oil to be transferred across Minnesota and burned into greenhouse gases: I’m calling because I’m concerned that the State Department is allowing Enbridge to illegally transport additional tar sands crude oil over the border without presidential permits or environmental reviews. I want President Obama to make sure that […]

Join MN350′s bus to Remember Kalamazoo!
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Join MN350′s bus to Remember Kalamazoo!

This July marks the 5-year anniversary of the largest inland oil spill in US history, when an Enbridge pipeline burst and spilled over 1 million gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River in Michigan. On July 25, local residents are inviting everyone to learn about the devastating impacts of a tar sands spill, and to stand in solidarity with these communities’ struggle as we battle new proposed Enbridge pipelines across the U.S. MN350 is organizing […]

What’s Next? MN350 Community Meeting
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What’s Next? MN350 Community Meeting

Looking to plug into a dynamic, local people powered movement building the power necessary for large-scale climate action? Wondering what a summer of action looks like in 2015? Join local movement leaders, volunteers and staff at the MN350 Community Meeting this Tuesday, June 16th at 6:30pm. Propelled by energy of 5,000 people marching together to stop tar sand, the MN350 action teams are ready to keep the momentum moving and need you to build upon […]

Job Posting: Northern Minnesota Organizer
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Job Posting: Northern Minnesota Organizer

MN350 seeks to leverage and empower communities along the tar sands pipeline routes in northern Minnesota by building relationships with communities along the pipeline route and connecting them to the broader climate movement. We are hiring a part-time staff person to support local organizing that builds an empowered climate movement through resistance to the multiple current and proposed pipeline expansion projects in Northern Minnesota. Goals for the organizer: 1) Support and train volunteer organizing leaders […]

Join us June 6 for the Tar Sands Resistance March!
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Join us June 6 for the Tar Sands Resistance March!

On June 6, thousands of people from across the Great Lakes region will come together for the Tar Sands Resistance March, the largest action against tar sands ever in the region! SIGN-UP TODAY! CONFIRMED SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Bill McKibben, 350.org cofounder (yes, he’ll be here in person!) Kandi Mossett from the Indigenous Environmental Network Rev. Yearwood from the Hip Hop Caucus Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club Sharon Day, local Anishinaabe elder & activist […]

Volunteer for Tar Sands Resistance March!
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Volunteer for Tar Sands Resistance March!

It takes many hands to make a march this huge happen, which is why we’re inviting YOU to volunteer and join us for: Day-of-March Volunteers training May 31 Come and be part of making the Tar Sands Resistance March happen! All experience levels welcome — everyone can help out at the march. Come to our volunteer training meeting to get information on volunteer roles, meet other volunteers, and learn all you’ll need to know to help out […]

VIDEO: June 6: A Social Movement
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VIDEO: June 6: A Social Movement

MN350 is happy to announce our newest video, telling the story of extractive industry across the Great Lakes and announcing the biggest tar sands action ever in the region! Watch it here:   Make sure to join us on June 6 in St. Paul: tarsandsresistance.org/?source=MN350. Learn more about the march on June 6.

VIDEO: Art Build for Tar Sands Resistance March
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VIDEO: Art Build for Tar Sands Resistance March

Our friend Xiaolu Wang stopped by the art build for the Tar Sands Resistance March and made a short video. It’s fantastic. Many thanks to her and to all who painted, sawed, cleaned, and helped create this amazing art! Have you confirmed you’ll be at the march yet? tarsandsresistance.org/?source=MN350

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Enbridge Over Troubled Waters Event (7/27/14)

For Immediate Release Contact: Kate Jacobson, Kate@mn350.org 651-402-8901, Treana Mayer, Treana.Mayer@350.org, 612-272-3887 Minnesotans Gather to Demonstrate Against Local Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion Minneapolis, MN — “Enbridge Over Troubled Waters” is a demonstration of Minnesotans working to secure a livable future as they join together in demanding that tar sands stay in the ground, and are deliberately replaced with renewable, alternative energy sources. WHEN:  Saturday, July 27th at 4:30pm WHERE:  Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, MN WHAT:  Street theater portraying […]

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Join Us for Alberta Clipper Community Meetings!

Are you concerned about climate change? How will the Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline impact your property? What can residents and landowners do about the Alberta Clipper and other Enbridge pipeline proposals such as the Sandpiper and Line 3? Please come to this informational forum sponsored by MN350 and Minnesota Environmental Partnership. Get to know your neighbors who share your concerns. Learn how you can protect your land and northern Minnesota. Click to RSVP online […]