Weekly Action Alert

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HOW YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE CLIMATE CHANGE MOVEMENT IN THE NEXT WEEKS:

Give to the Max Day of Giving!

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Give to the Max is a Minnesota tradition that benefits people working for a brighter future for all of us.With a base of more than 9,000 supporters, MN350 is a key catalyst for a stronger, more connected climatejustice movement that identifies and builds power at the intersections of racial, economic, and environmental and social injustices.

This Thursday, November 16, we are asking you to chip in to help support MN350 and support all those who make these weekly actions happen!

Skill of the Week

Like numbers and analyzing data?  We can use your unique talent to stop the fossil fuel companies in their tracks!  Contact Kathy@MN350.org to help!

For the list of many other current volunteer opportunities at MN350, click here!

 

Upcoming Events and Trainings!

The Line 3 Evidentiary Hearings continue through Friday, November 17!  Come support the Youth Climate Interveners at the Public Utilities Commission in these last days!The Need and the Route for the Line 3 project is formally on trial and we’ll witnessing the cross examination of the remaining experts. Support the brave Youth Climate Intervenors by showing up when you can! Room 350, Metro Square Building, 121 7th Place East, St Paul. 55101 Sign up for a morning 9:30 AM-noon or afternoon 1-5:00 PM shift!

 

The Final Week: November 13th – 17th (Mondaythrough Friday)
Please check out our website for more information.

Thursday, November 16 - Make sure Mpls gets more money for clean energy! By minimally increasing the city’s Franchise Fee, Minneapolis could unlock $2 Million per year for equitable clean energy and energy efficiency.  This money would help us meet our climate goals and ensure we lead the nation in environmental justice efforts.  Come to the public hearing on Thursday and voice your support for the increase! Nov 16th, 6pm – 7pm at the Urban League, 2100 Plymouth Ave. N.

Saturday, November 18  - Time Capsule Dedication - Create letters and art to incorporate what you love and want to protect into a climate change time capsule. The capsule will be opened 50 years from now. Music from 11:30-12:30, Climate Change Champions speakers from 12:30-1:30. Sponsored by theSunrise Movement, MN350, YEA! MN,Climate Generation, and Vote Climate – State Capitol Rotunda, 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155-1605      Sat Nov 18 11:30-1:30PM

Sunday, November 19 - MN350 Welcome Event  Come grab a drink and snack and learn about what MN350 is doing to fight climate change. There are many opportunities for new volunteers to engage! Team leaders will discuss current campaigns, and describe how you can become involved by building on your unique skills and interests. Sunday, November 19 from 3-5pm at Butter Bakery Cafe, 3700 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis. RSVP and invite friends on facebook.

Saturday, November 25 – Climate Deep Canvass We’re headed to Cottage Grove this Saturday, to test out a new economy script, and find folks who can help hold Representative Keith Franke accountable for his clean energy votes. It’s hard to find people who are opposed to clean energy, but their legislators are not voting according to their constituents wishes – yet! RSVP to join us Saturday, Nov 25 from 9:30-2:30pm.

MN350 Campaign Teams – Real Organizing for Real Change

Pipeline Resistance Team - The fight for our water, climate, and vibrant communities continues as we resist a new tar sands crude oil pipeline proposed for northern Minnesota. Join the resistance to new fossil fuel infrastructure right here, in Minnesota! The next team meetings will be Thursday, Nov 16 and Nov 30 6:30-8:30 PM at 2104 Stevens Ave S Mpls 55404. Contact Kathy@mn350.org or Andy@mn350.orgfor more info.

Policy Action Team (PAT) -  MN350 continues to speak truth about climate change at the Capitol, and stands for clean energy, energy efficiency initiatives, and an “adequate” (complete) Environmental Impact Statement for crude oil pipelines. We’re holding our legislators accountable to climate justice and we need your help!  The next team meeting is Wednesday, Nov 29 at 7 PM at 2104 Stevens Ave S. ContactLois@mn350.org for more info.

ECO (Education, Communication and Outreach) Team - Join a dynamic team as we take on creative and innovative projects to inspire community members to take action and join the climate justice movement! Our next meeting is Monday, December 4 at 6:30 PM at the MN350 office, 2104 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis. Contact Brian@MN350.org if interested in joining in!

Corporate Accountability Team - Join us at our next two meetings to do some creative action planning that calls on corporate leaders in our state to do their part in moving away from fossil fuels to a clean energy economy! Our next meeting is Tuesday, November 14 and 28 at 5:30 PM at the MN350 office, 2104 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis. Contact Kate@MN350.org.