The battle for clean energy has been hotly contested in Nevada and ACE Action Fellows have proven to be key stakeholders fighting for clean power that is equitable and inclusive.
The setting is Ms. Falls’ 12th grade English classroom in the Sunset District of San Francisco, CA. I’m facing a wall covered with signs that designate the space as safe for gender non-conforming and LGBTQ students. With a group of other adults, I sit in the corner of the room to quietly observe the poetry reading that will soon begin.
Don’t worry, spiders,
I keep house
There are many issues that are important and relevant in today’s political landscape, including climate change, the foremost threat to my generation and future generations to come. On February 13th, at the Historic Thousands on Jones Street March (HKonJ) in downtown Raleigh, many of these issues were represented in an intersectional and collaborative environment.
I wanted to know: Why are we not learning more about climate change at my high school? That’s the question that I addressed as I surveyed the students and teachers at Weston High School in Connecticut.
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As the international climate negotiations concluded in Paris, ACE Action Fellows in New England mobilized with over 2,000 people to rally and march for Jobs, Justice and Climate.
On Thursday, December 17, 2015, eight North Carolina Action Fellows called for climate justice and bold climate action at a public hearing for the North Carolina Clean Power Plan in Raleigh, NC.