The latest news, stories, and ideas from ACE and our students.
Just three hours into Trump’s new presidency on the afternoon of January 20, Action Fellow Lindsay Morgenstein and North Carolina Program Manager, Briana Steele, headed to the office of their State Representative, Congressman David Price.
Josh Walker | February 16, 2017
Less than a week before the election, on Wednesday, November 2, four Boston ACE Action Fellows made the six-hour trek to Lake Placid, New York.
Timothy Irish | January 31, 2017
When I think about a Trump Presidency, I worry about my family in Taiwan. I won’t be sitting idly by while the seas rise. We’re going to protect this Earth now, for this generation, because my family in doesn’t have another four years to squander.
Eva Lin | January 24, 2017
Countless people, including youth like me, are being mislead about the threats of climate change every day. It is our collective responsibility, each and every one of us, to inform the public about the undeniable truth about climate change so my generation has a chance at a safe climate future.
James Coleman | January 24, 2017
Today, Victoria Barrett will send more than 62,000 petition signatures in support of her climate lawsuit to the White House. Victoria is one of 21 young people suing President Obama, and several federal agencies, for the government’s actions that have caused carbon pollution, climate destabilization, and violations of their constitutional rights. On January 20, Donald Trump and his administration will become defendants in the case.
The ACE Team | January 10, 2017
For many of us, the recent election of Donald Trump has been absolutely devastating. As someone who’s dedicated my life to working with young people to fight for climate justice -- many of whom are low-income, people of color, Muslim, immigrants, queer, trans and/or undocumented -- this new reality has hit me very hard and feels very personal.
Brian Stilwell | January 06, 2017
On December 8, exactly a month after the election, ACE Fellows joined the NY Renews Coalition for a town hall at the People’s Meeting House to convince Governor Cuomo to flip the switch—a switch that would transform New Yo
Aryaana Khan | December 20, 2016
This school year, the Las Vegas Action Fellows are conducting interviews for an environmental research project led by the University of Reno (UNR) and the Progressive Leadership Alliance
Vernard Williams | December 19, 2016
The results of the election have been a shock to many of us, especially those aware of social justice issues—and it is fair to say that the new United States President-elect has produced heightened feelings for many on different ends of the spectrum.
Aryaana Khan | November 22, 2016
With the support of ACE and the Climate One Scholarship, I had the opportunity to go on an expedition with Students on Ice (SOI) to the Arctic this past summer.
Suryaa Murali | November 18, 2016