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December 2017

Public Hearing: Say No to the Potomac Pipeline!

December 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come Voice Opposition to Potomac Pipeline! The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) is holding a public hearing on the Potomac Pipeline, and wants to hear from you! Join us to voice your opposition to this dangerous fracked-gas pipeline. Who: Dedicated “No Pipeline” activists, and you! What: Public Hearing on the Waterways Permit for the Potomac Pipeline When: Tuesday, December 19th, 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. Where: Hancock Middle/High School, 289 West Main Street, Hancock MD 21750 The Potomac Pipeline would…

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January 2018

Conference Call to Double Renewable Energy In Maryland

January 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join CCAN and special guest Heather Mizeur for a grassroots conference call on Thursday, January 4th at 7:00 pm to get ready for our upcoming fight for solar and wind power in Maryland! Last February, we made history by overriding Governor Hogan’s veto to expand Maryland’s requirement of electricity from renewable sources! With the Trump administration rolling us back on climate policy on the federal-level, we’re back on the state-level, fired up to fight for solar and wind power and…

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Kickoff Rally for Clean Energy Jobs Campaign

January 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

On the first day of the 2018 Maryland legislative session — Wednesday, January 10th — we’re heading to Annapolis. We need you there to show lawmakers on their first day back that we mean business! Join us on January 10th in Annapolis to stand strong with environmental, labor, faith and civil rights activists in a rally for renewable energy. Let’s raise our voices — alongside electric vehicles decked-out with streamers and banners — to raise up a storm circling the…

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Boycott the Potomac Pipeline Public Hearing 1/22

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We are at a critical moment in the fight to stop the Potomac Pipeline for fracked gas. The pipeline is proposed to run straight across Maryland. Larry Hogan and his Department of Environment are holding their second public hearing on the controversial pipeline on January 22 — and it’s time for a boycott. Join us in turning our backs on Hogan’s flawed pipeline process and sending a strong message that cutting corners is not acceptable when it comes to the…

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13th Annual “Keep Winter Cold” Polar Bear Plunge

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join CCAN for our 13th Annual “Keep Winter Cold” Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday, January 27th, 2018! We need everyone — including you — to help us fight for clean energy and keep fossil fuels in the ground. Each winter we hold our biggest fundraiser at National Harbor, just outside of D.C. Hundreds of passionate supporters run, walk or skip into the icy cold Potomac River to raise money for CCAN. Just like a charity fun run, our supporters take…

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February 2018

CCAN Action Fund Conference Call: Clean Energy Jobs Act Lobby Night and more!

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join CCAN Action Fund Monday, February 12 at 7:00pm for an exciting phone update with key leaders of the campaign to pass the Clean Energy Jobs Act. We want to give you the inside scoop and also invite you to come to Annapolis on February 19 to lobby for the bill with some cool new tips for citizen activism. Here are the details for the conference call: Who: You! And other renewable energy advocates statewide What: Conference call with key…

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March on the Mansion: Demand that Governor Hogan Stop the Potomac Pipeline

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Maryland has until March 15, 2018 to issue a decision about TransCanada’s application to build a pipeline under the Potomac River. That’s less than two months away, yet the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) is giving no signs that they are conducting a full review of the proposed pipeline’s impact on our water quality according to the Clean Water Act. So, we are bringing our fight to Annapolis to tell Governor Hogan to DO HIS JOB and protect Marylanders,…

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Lobby night with CCAN Action Fund for the Clean Energy Jobs Act

February 19 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If there’s one night this entire winter where your time can be put to good use for climate change and energy, it’s Monday, February 19. That’s when hundreds of people like you across the state will be working to expand Maryland’s solar industry and not allow a climate-denying president to hand over those jobs to the coal industry. Join our sister organization CCAN Action Fund and RSVP now for lobby night on February 19 to urge our legislators to support — and pass —…

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Book Talk with Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes: Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues that the best way to fight income inequality is with a radically simple idea: a guaranteed income for working people, paid for by the one percent. To help people who are struggling, Hughes proposes a simple, bold solution: a guaranteed income for working people, including unpaid caregivers and students, paid for by the one percent. The way Hughes sees it, a guaranteed income is the most powerful tool we have to combat poverty and stabilize…

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April 2018

Tom Pelton: “The Chesapeake in Focus: Transforming the Natural World”

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You are invited to join us in celebrating the publication of award-winning journalist Tom Pelton’s new book, “The Chesapeake in Focus: Transforming the Natural World,” at a book signing and discussion. Tom Pelton works as director of communications for the Environmental Integrity Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to holding polluters and governments accountable to protect public health. He has also been the host of WYPR’s “The Environment in Focus” since 2007. The Details: From 6 pm to 8 pm on…

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