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Highlights from Climate Summer 2014!

As we look towards Climate Summer 2016, we wanted to highlight a few of the posts from the 2014 cohort to give applicants a feel for the program. I’ve chosen a handful of my favorite posts from last summer (one from … Continue reading

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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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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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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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A Bitter Reminder

Posted on behalf of Ariel Schwalb, Community Outreach Coordinator for Team North Shore Days ago, my North Shore team was conflicted. We had a true dilemma on our hands; we needed to leave Gloucester to start getting some important work … Continue reading

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The Creek Rises and the Creek Falls

Posted on behalf of Dineen O’Rourke, community outreach coordinator for the Western MA team Sometimes music hits you in ways that you weren’t expecting nor prepared for. After the beautiful folk sister-duo The Nields played in the West Cummington Church … Continue reading

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The Small Town Community

Posted on behalf of Rachel Eckles, Media Coordinator, Team East I would like to thank the Community Church of North Orange and Tully for being wonderful hosts to us Climate Summer Riders while we were staying in North Orange last … Continue reading

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Moss Brook and TGP – No Fracking Way!

Posted on behalf of Jonathan Mark, Warwick Resident I first learned that my home (for over 30 years) was targeted  by a pipeline proposal that would create new infrastructure for fracked gas at a web site called NoFrackedGasInMass.org. Kinder Morgan’s … Continue reading

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Learning about Churches

Posted on behalf of Sophie Sokolov, Social Media for the North Shore Team Prior to this summer faith felt wholly separate from me and my life, an invisible  line separated  me from this other group of people who believed. I … Continue reading

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