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12 August – The Day After

Posted by: Jackie Talk to any of my teammates and they will tell you how I have had quite enough of long-distance biking, how my language is the most vulgar when I’m on a bike, and how many times I’ve … Continue reading

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For my team

Posted by: Tara Escudero 8-6-11 Today is our last day as teams before we reunite and spend the week working on bigger (more comprehensive) things, such as a press conference, State of the Movement Report, future plans (personal and for … Continue reading

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Una Vez Mas

posted by: Julia Bradshaw After taking a run on a path in the woods in South Providence, I unfortunately acquired an itchy and long-lasting case of poison ivy that lasted through Hartford and Bridgeport, and was cured by plaintain weed … Continue reading

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“Sushi as a medium to explore what it is to be human”

The surprises never end on this trip. This afternoon we had an appointment set up with Bun Lai (who wrote the title of this post), the owner of Miya’s Sushi in New Haven, one of the most sustainable restaurants in … Continue reading

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Home

Yes, I will admit that since about two weeks ago I have been counting down the days until I can finally get on that homebound plane. 12 days to the 12th of August. Much of this summer has been about … Continue reading

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What’s the point?

Posted by: Tara Escudero That’s the question I found myself asking many times when I began community organizing.  You put all this energy into an event, hopefully get some people out and have a good time, and then it’s over.  … Continue reading

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New Haven Community Potluck and Climate Café

Where: The Grove, 71 Orange St, New Haven When: 6:00PM – 8PM What to expect: 1. Introduction to the Climate Riders and New England Climate Summer 2. Climate Café to envision New Haven without fossil fuels and motivate action towards a rapid and responsible … Continue reading

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The Connecticut Coast

Posted by: Tara Escudero Today I am 22.  I can’t imagine a more triumphant birthday eve than biking 65 miles all along the southern coast of Connecticut, arriving to the wonderful hospitality of newly made friends. In the morning (Sunday) … Continue reading

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Rrrraging for Peace

Posted by: Julia Bradshaw   Friday: 45 Saturday: 45 Sunday: 22.3 Monday: 11.5 Tuesday: 18 Wednesday: 26.6 … miles We bike a lot. As a team going through major cities (Providence, Hartford, Bridgeport), we have been fairly unsuccessful getting housing … Continue reading

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Day of Action 7-23!

Better Future Project is partnering with the Energy Action Coalition for a national day of action, whereby team RICONN from the New England Climate summer program will be joining Mystic Community Bikes, a free bike-sharing program in Mystic, for a … Continue reading

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