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Climate Summer 2014 Blog Is Live!

Posted by Marla Marcum, who directs Climate Summer in her role as Director of Programs at Better Future Project. As I type this, Better Future Project staffers (Ashley and Jamie), along with the five members of the Climate Summer team … Continue reading

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My Most Meaningful Summer was 2010

Posted on behalf of Kara Kaufman, 2010 alumna If you’re not on our email list, you missed this great message from Kara Kaufman, Media Coordinator for the Western Massachusetts Climate Summer team in 2010.  That’s Kara at the mic in the … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Archive!

When people are applying to Climate Summer (and then preparing for the experience), there are so many questions about what exactly the riders can expect to be doing all summer. These questions are best summed up as “describe a typical … Continue reading

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Check out the BFP Alumni/ae Newsletter!

The latest edition of the Better Future Project  Alumni Newsletter is out! Want to read the back-issues? Click here. This month features an update from Alyssa (Climate Summer 2011) on the grassroots climate movement in the Pacific Northwest, a squash recipe from … Continue reading

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Highlights from 2012: Climate Riding is Sexy!

What are you doing this summer? Get on your bike with Climate Summer! Amanda Crawford-Staub – a Pennsylvania native, a student at Boston University, and the 2012 Outreach Coordinator for Team Maine – is here to tell you that Climate Riding … Continue reading

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Apply for 2012 Summer Programs!

Priority Application Deadline: November 30th! Better Future Project is excited to announce two programs for Summer 2012! The joint application form is available here. Climate Summer continues! We’re working hard to build on the relationships and lessons of the first three years … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Archives, Volume 2

Climate Summer 2011 kicks off this weekend, and this blast from the past goes out to all those nervous new members of the Climate Summer crew… 31 young adults who have committed their summers to living their values, even though … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Archives – Volume 1

Here at Climate Summer, we are gearing up to start recruiting the next group of Climate Summer riders.  We’re updating the website and recruiting materials, but we haven’t gotten back into the habit of blogging regularly after our post-summer break. … Continue reading

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10/10/10 in Somerville!

Here at Climate Summer, we’re working hard to stay in touch with the amazing community organizations, faith groups, and individuals that we got to know in 2010. Climate Summer veterans and other SJSF members got their hands dirty with neighbors … Continue reading

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Climate Change is unBEARable!

If you have never experienced the “Horribles Parade” on July 4th in Winthrop, Massachusetts, put it on your calendar for 2011! A “parade of horribles” is a  New England tradition that dates to the late 19th century. In contemporary Winthrop, … Continue reading

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