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July 2019

Workshop: Improv for Climate Advocacy

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Register to attend the improv workshop for climate advocacy! What:At this workshop, you’ll learn how “magic” and comedy can be used to cut through BS and disrupt power systems. Learn how to talk across the aisle, confidently be yourself, loosen up and have fun in stressful situations. Where: Sierra Club office at 50 F St NW, Washington, DC 20016 When: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 9 PM Who: Sam Jared Bonar is donating his time to put…

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August 2019

Free Movie Night: Paris to Pittsburgh

August 3 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Pope Francis has said that the “effects of global inaction are startling” and cited recent extreme global meteorological events, such as heat waves, droughts, fires and floods, as “a dire premonition of much worse things to come, unless we act and act urgently” on climate change. Paris to Pittsburgh brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the United States’…

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August DC Climate Coalition Meeting

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for the DC Climate Coalition’s August meeting. We’ll talk about the Green Bank, continuing developments with the Transportation Climate Initiative, and more. Agenda items welcome. What: August meeting of the DC Climate Coalition. When: Join us Monday, July 5 at 6:30pm Where: Sierra Club office (8th floor) 50 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001-1525, United States Who: DC Climate Coalition, CCAN, Sierra DC Chapter, Moms Clean Air Force, Interfaith Power & Light (MD.DC.NoVA), Solar United Neighbors, Citizens Climate…

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Support the State of Maryland’s fight against Columbia Gas

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join our groups for a press conference and rally! The court will hear the State’s “Motion to Dismiss” Columbia Gas’ eminent domain lawsuit, in which the company is attempting to take state land for a pipeline that would go through Hancock, MD. The land is part of the Western Maryland Rail Trail, which the Maryland Department of Natural Resources owns. The pipeline, known as the Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project, would supply fracked gas to industry in the Eastern Panhandle…

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September 2019

Climate in the Pulpits 2019: DC & MD

September 13 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 10:00 pm

Throughout Maryland and D.C., congregations will be inviting their communities to better care for Creation: at home, in our congregations, in our local governments, and around the world. What: Pastors, rabbis, imams, and other clergy in congregations across the region will be raising up Creation care and climate change as part of their sermons at weekly services and through other learning programs. Who: A partnership between Interfaith Power & Light (MD.DC.NoVA), Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions, and Virginia…

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Hands Across the Appalachian Trail – Humpback Rocks

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines propose to cross several nationally known and highly popular public recreational areas including the George Washington National Forest, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Great Eastern Trail, and – the iconic Appalachian Trail. The dedicated work of volunteers, community groups, allies, legal advocates and individuals has led to Stop Work Orders and further delays of the pipelines, and the efforts to stop these fracked-gas project continues. What: Join your friends and neighbors at the…

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Hands Across the Appalachian Trail – Giles County

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines propose to cross several nationally known and highly popular public recreational areas including the George Washington National Forest, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Great Eastern Trail, and – the iconic Appalachian Trail. The dedicated work of volunteers, community groups, allies, legal advocates and individuals has led to Stop Work Orders and further delays of the pipelines, and the efforts to stop these fracked-gas project continues. The Hands Across the Appalachian Trail events features…

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November 2019

Climate in the Pulpits 2019: VA

November 15 @ 10:00 am - November 17 @ 10:00 pm

Throughout Virginia, congregations will be inviting their communities to better care for Creation: at home, in our congregations, in our local governments, and around the world. What: Pastors, rabbis, imams, and other clergy in congregations across the region will be raising up Creation care and climate change as part of their sermons at weekly services and through other learning programs. Who: A partnership between Interfaith Power & Light (MD.DC.NoVA), Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions, and Virginia Interfaith Power…

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