Tag Archives: movement

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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Strategy and Potatoes

Posted on behalf of Kelly Chen, Media Coordinator for the North Shore Team Some things I’ve done this summer don’t seem “strategic,” whatever that word means. And as green heads nipped at my skin, and mosquitos left itchy red spots, … Continue reading

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My Backyard

Posted on behalf of Ben Linthicum, team leader for the Western MA team Standing on her back deck, Arti Kelso, a resident of Richmond MA, showed us the three pipelines that cut through her property. Like Polly Ryan in Plainfield … Continue reading

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Organizing is A Rollercoaster Ride

Posted on behalf of Stephen O’Hanlon, Public Narrative Coordinator for the Western MA team After getting caught in a thunderstorm on our way from Holyoke, we received a warm welcome at the Amherst Episcopal Church on the afternoon of July … Continue reading

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The Problem with a Moral High Ground

Posted on behalf of Dineen O’Rourke, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Western MA team I’ve been spending my entire summer doing climate organizing work. I’m traveling exclusively by bicycle and living my values by not spending money on anything other … Continue reading

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Embodying Nonviolence through Language

Posted on behalf of Abbie Goldberg, Video Coordinator for the North Shore Team “We’re here to fight the good fight and combat climate change one battle at a time”. This isn’t something I’ve said, not exactly, but I can imagine … Continue reading

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Setting Off Sparks

posted on behalf of Georgette Sordellini, Media Coordinator for the Western MA team There were a quite a few times throughout the past few weeks where I felt low in spirits and there are many reasons as to why I … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place

Posted on behalf of Richard Hewitt, Groton Massachusetts resident Almost 40 years ago, my wife-to-be Diane and I drove through Central Massachusetts on our way from Cambridge, MA to Antioch Graduate School in Keene, NH. We were captivated by the … Continue reading

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We’re not the Biker Girls

Posted on behalf of Sophie Sokolov, Social Media Coordinator for the North Shore Team “Slut!” a pair of boys yelled out of a red sports car. I think it goes without saying that this is inappropriate and offensive, but what … Continue reading

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Solidarity with South Portland

Posted on behalf of Abbie Goldberg, Video Coordinator for Team North Shore I usually don’t wait very long in a conversation to bring up the fact that I’m from Maine. In some ways my pride doesn’t make sense– I hate … Continue reading

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