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Power to the Gardening People!

Written by Rachel Eckles, Media Coordinator, Team East, written on Sunday, June 22, 2014 Saturday, June 21, a few of us rode across town to join Mill City Grows in a work day for the community gardens here in Lowell, … Continue reading

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Finding a Voice

Written by Janice Gan, New Media Coordinator, Team Maine  July 6th, 2013 When we arrived in Portland, none of us were quite sure what to expect. Our original plans to help put an anti-tar sands ordinance on the city ballot had … Continue reading

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The Value of a Smoothie

Written by Garrett Blad, Media Coordinator, Team Maine July 6th, 2013 When we were walking around downtown Portland about a week ago looking for a venue to hold our Climate Café, I was expecting to need all my persuasive skills … Continue reading

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Our Diverse Partners

Written by Dan Rejto, Outreach Coordinator, Team RICONN Race, religion, sexuality, socioeconomic status, home. Diversity, or lack thereof, was the elephant in the room for much of Climate Summer training. And everyone could see it. Among our 28 riders there … Continue reading

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Interviews from the Road: Climate Summer’s Look at Farmers Markets

Videos captured by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator, Team RICONN Along the way, farmers markets have been one of Team RICONN’s most successfull venues for interacting with people, publicizing Climate Summer’s mission, and raising awareness about the many implications of climate change. … Continue reading

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Hull, MA

Written by Aaron Morales, New Media Coordinator for Team Massachusetts The windmill spins like a mighty king welcoming his beloved soldiers.  My team and I rode into Hull after a long day of wrong turns and hissy fits. As we … Continue reading

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Lexington, MA

Written by Aaron Morales, New Media Coordinator, Team Massachusetts Lexington, MA is an amazing town with very powerful people. We were met with a potluck, which had so much food that we were able to pack it all and eat … Continue reading

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All Goats All the Time

Written by Becky Palermo, Media Coordinator, Team Massachusetts I am an unabashed dog person. My teammates can probably attest to the number of times I’ve joked about making stops to pet dogs a team norm, or left poor Murtaza holding … Continue reading

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Leading By Example

By Eliza Sherpa As our week in Lowell comes to a close, the incredible generosity of the people there resounds with our team.  From offering food, to showers, to a comfortable place to hang out, it seemed everyone we met … Continue reading

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Full Stomachs

Posted by: Sam Burke Due to the kindness of strangers and new friends, MAss Acceleration has only spent $15 on groceries this week, out of an allotted $175 weekly budget (Hello, vastly expanding Ice Cream Fund!!). Everyone in Lowell keeps … Continue reading

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