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February 2018

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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May 2018

Join us in thanking legislators who are true Climate Champions

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  On May 15th our sister organization CCAN Action Fund is holding the “2018 Climate Champions Award Ceremony.” We’ll honor our climate leaders who have gone above and beyond to bring change to Maryland and Washington, D.C. We’ll have live music and delicious food and wine, along with a variety of tasty brews provided by Baltimore-based Raven Beer. We’re honored to celebrate the leadership of incredible Climate Champions -U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin -Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates Michael…

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Hands Across the Sand

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

On Saturday, May 19, we’ll be linking hands with thousands of activists across the world in a powerful show of action called “Hands Across The Sand.” During the event, we’ll come together to join hands, forming symbolic barriers against spilled oil and to stand against the impacts of other forms of extreme energy. We will stand, hand-in-hand, to signify our unity as a strong and unbeatable climate movement. “Hands Across The Sand” is an international movement against offshore oil drilling. With…

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June 2018

MD District 28 Voter Education Town Hall on Environment & Health

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network along with the Maryland League of Conservation Voters and the Charles County Branch of the NAACP invite you to an exciting community event that you won’t want to miss! Come and learn what District 28 State Senator and Delegate candidates think about key environmental and public health issues affecting Charles County and Maryland. What: Non-partisan Voter Education Town Hall on the Environment and Public Health with District 28 General Assembly Candidates When: Tuesday, June 5th…

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Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice

June 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

On September 8th, after months of organizing and movement-building, the Peoples Climate Movement will move tens of thousands of people across the country into action, joining partners from around the world, to show our elected leaders that we demand action on climate change. Eight weeks later, millions more will take those demands to the polls, making Climate, Jobs, and Justice central issues in the mid-term elections and beyond. Will you join us? Sign up at peoplesclimate.org In the past year Trump…

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July 2018

The Youth Climate March

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

We’ll be joining This is Zero Hour in Washington D.C.! On July 21st, youth will march on the National Mall for an end to business as usual on climate change, demanding science-backed decisions from our leaders. We will rally and highlight the voices and stories of youth on the frontlines of the climate crisis. Then, we will flood the streets as a demonstration of youth power and show how #ThisIsZeroHour to act on climate change. Who: Zero Hour, CCAN, and…

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Flood of Voices: Block Party for Healthy Air

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Flooding. Coal Ash. Say No More. Flood of Voices is hitting the streets to bring awareness to our most vulnerable neighborhoods. We are making a debut on the peninsula of Hampton Roads at King Lincoln Park in Newport News. Flood of Voices is a series dedicated to the stories of those being affected by rising tides and flooding, especially the voices of those not normally heard. Check out our storytelling series here: http://floodofvoices.tumblr.com/ During the Flood of Voices Block Party, we…

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