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July 2020

Digital Training: Writing for Advocacy in Virginia

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

WHAT: Digital Training: Writing for Advocacy for Virginia activists WHEN: Tuesday, July 14, 7:00-8:00pm WHERE: Your computer! Zoom link will be emailed to you after you RSVP. CCAN uses multiple routes of written advocacy to motivate change. Blog posts, public comments, and letters to the editor (LTEs) are all powerful ways to draw attention to an issue and engage grassroot voices. Join our Communications Director, Denise Robbins, to sharpen your writing skills and learn how to be a confident creator of written advocacy…

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Digital Training: Writing for Advocacy in Maryland

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

WHAT: Digital Training: Writing for Advocacy WHEN: Wednesday, July 15, 7:00-8:00pm WHERE: Your computer! Zoom link will be emailed to you after you RSVP. CCAN uses multiple routes of written advocacy to motivate change. Blog posts, public comments, and letters to the editor (LTEs) are all powerful ways to draw attention to an issue and engage grassroot voices. Join our Communications Director, Denise Robbins, to sharpen your writing skills and learn how to be a confident creator of written advocacy content. We need…

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Politics & Prose Live!: Jenny Offill

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Iconic DC bookstore Politics & Prose is partnering with CCAN for this exciting event! New York Times-bestselling author Jenny Offill will discuss her novel Weather with the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, an anxious and funny novel that follows a librarian who is gradually awakened to the climate crisis and tries to balance that with her daily life. As a Guardian reporter put it, “At its core, the story asks: what happens after we start to pay attention?” The event will include a reading of Weather followed by a…

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No New Fossil Fuels in Virginia: Campaign Update

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

WHAT: No New Fossil Fuels in Virginia: Campaign Update WHEN: Tuesday, July 28, 6:30-8:00pm WHERE: Your electronic of choice! A Zoom link and password will be provided after you RSVP. WHY: Because on the heels of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline victory, we must make sure ALL new dangerous fossil fuel projects never come online. CCAN’s Virginia staff and supporters have made some great progress lately in our No New Fossil Fuels campaign. Join us for an update on recent pipeline successes, next policy…

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August 2020

Kick-Off Event: Campaign for a Climate Stimulus in Maryland!

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Who: You and other climate activists from across the state What: CCAN’s Climate Stimulus Kick-Off Event When: Wednesday, August 5th from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Where: Online! We will send you the zoom link when you RSVP. Why: Learn about CCAN’s new Climate Stimulus campaign and how you can be involved We are in a crisis, and we need real leadership. We need to learn the lessons of COVID and listen to scientists before it’s too late. And we…

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CCAN Volunteer Orientation and Campaign Update for Virginia Activists

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

WHAT: CCAN Volunteer Orientation for Virginia Activists WHEN: Tuesday, August 11, 7:00-8:30pm WHERE: Your computer! Zoom link will be emailed to you after you RSVP. Join CCAN for our first Virginia Volunteer Training! During this event, you'll learn all about CCAN, our climate movement, and how you can help. We will be outlining the ways you can support ongoing campaigns in Virginia with varying levels of time commitment and no previous experience needed. Mark your calendar to start the first step in becoming…

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Climate Change & Clean Energy Jobs After COVID-19: The Good News!

August 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

WHAT: Climate Change & Clean Energy Jobs After COVID-19: The Good News! WHEN: Tuesday, August 18th 7:30pm-9pm WHERE: Online via Zoom; send your RSVP to lisa@silverspringtowncenter.com Mike Tidwell, CCAN’s founder and director, will be speaking at Climate Change & Clean Energy Jobs After COVID-19: The Good News! on Tuesday, August 18th from 7:30pm-9pm. This program is presented in collaboration with Toler Financial Group. CCAN's mission is to build a diverse movement powerful enough to put our region on the path…

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The 8th SUN SiNG in Place Concert

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

WHAT: The 8th SUN SiNG in Place Concert WHEN: Thursday, August 20th, 7:00pm-8:00pm WHERE: Livestreamed! On Facebook, YouTube, and Vimeo. RSVP here! Our 8th SUN SiNG in Place Concert will focus on Divestment: Seeding the Future and our Concert Collaborator will be Invest Virginia! This event features Jason "Crazy Bear" Campos Keck, Alien Being, Catherine Backus, Swamp Trees, and more. As we stay at home to keep our families and communities healthy, it's more important than ever to stay connected,…

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Campaign Kickoff: No New Fossil Fuels in Maryland!

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

WHAT: Campaign Kickoff: No New Fossil Fuels in Maryland! WHEN: Wednesday, August 26, 7:00-8:30pm WHERE: Online; we will send you the zoom link when you RSVP! After the coronavirus, there’s no going back to business as usual. We need to listen to the scientists who are telling us to keep fossil fuels in the ground — for good. That’s why we’re excited to announce the kickoff for our No New Fossil Fuels in Maryland campaign. We’re launching this revived campaign…

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No New Fossil Fuels in MD Campaign Kickoff Meeting

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - September 1 @ 8:30 pm

That’s why we’re excited to announce the kickoff for our No New Fossil Fuels in Maryland campaign. Please RSVP here to get the Zoom: https://bit.ly/nnff-kickoff-md We’re launching this revived campaign to inform and connect progressive groups, vulnerable landowners, and communities across the state. We’ll provide tangible ways for you to protect Maryland communities from new fracked-gas pipelines, dirty compressor stations, or other fossil fuel infrastructure when it is proposed. This will include petitions, public hearings, legislation, monthly calls, the creation…

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