Category Archives: Team Massachusetts

A compilation of blogs written by the Massachusetts Climate Summer team during the summer of 2012.

Climate Girl to the Rescue?

Posted on behalf of Jana Wilkes, Community Outreach Coordinator, Team East Before Climate Summer, I felt overwhelmed about climate change because I wanted to solve this dire issue immediately.  I wanted to be a climate ‘superhero’ who swoops in to … Continue reading

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5 Jokes: Shared Histories

Posted on behalf of Sophie Sokolov, Social Media Coordinator for Team North Shore Team North Shore only has five jokes. That’s one of them- saying that we only have five jokes. We repeat jokes that aren’t particularly funny over and … Continue reading

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From One Mic, Many Perspectives

Posted on behalf of Kay Young, Team Leader, Team For the MASSes.         The natural gas industry has successfully marketed natural gas as the clean and safe bridge fuel that will transition the U.S. to a future sustained … Continue reading

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The Birthday of Three Cakes

Posted on behalf of Nicholas Jansen, Social Media Coordinator, Team East I was born on August 3rd 1994. Coincidently, my little brother was born on August 3rd, 1996. So ever since I was two years old, I’ve shared my birthday … Continue reading

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On Finding Inspiration in Place

Posted on behalf of Abbie Goldberg, Video Coordinator for Team North Shore When I asked the incomparably visionary Henry Allen ‘why Gloucester’ I was expecting the usual answers: vibrant culture, peaceful community, beautiful ocean, but instead he said he visited … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Climate Summer Rider

Posted on behalf of Rachel Eckles, Media Coordinator, Team East 7:30 – Wake up and help make breakfast, typically oatmeal or scrambled eggs. Over breakfast we’ll talk about what we’re doing that day and what has to get done. Whoever … Continue reading

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Road Stops and Team Work

Posted on behalf of Myra Sampson, Media Coordinator, Team For the MASSes.        This summer has been filled with road stops. As we bike our way along our respective routes, many things force us to stop along the way. Sometimes … Continue reading

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The Power of Faith

Posted on behalf of Hallie Kenyon, Social Media Coordinator, Team For the MASSEs.        On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, I had the opportunity to speak at the Interfaith Youth Initiative at Brandeis University. People of almost every faith came … Continue reading

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On Breaking and Losing Stuff

Posted on behalf of Zalo Crivelli, Video Coordinator, Team East After almost 7 weeks on the road, I’ve managed to lose my retainer, my laptop charger, my front fender’s mudguard, and about 20 rubber bands (they held my clothes in … Continue reading

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For Future Generations

Posted on behalf of Tuula Perry, Team Leader, Team East Our activities on Tuesday have really impacted me. We started by going to the Townsend Recreation Center where we spent time with their summer camp group which included kids from … Continue reading

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