Upcoming Events

Thursday March 23, 6:00 pm BostonCAN Action Team meeting

Come get an update on our Community Choice Energy ordinance and plug into the campaign. First Baptist Church, 633 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, 6 pm. Enter off Myrtle St on the left side of the church, rearmost door, and go up to the second floor.

Other upcoming movement events

March 25: Spring Planting 2017, noon to 4 at the Gallivan Community Center, 61 Woodruff Way, Mattapan. Learn to grow food at your own home, in your yard, on your porch,…Read more

March 25: Solar Energy Science. Have you ever wondered how solar panels work? How do those panels convert the sun’s energy into electricity to power your home? This program is for ages 12 and up, and it’ll include a discussion on climate change and the impacts of carbon in the atmosphere. 2-3:30 pm at the Boston Nature Center, 500 Walk Hill Street, Mattapan. Register here; $5.

April 1: Power Local Green Jobs. Linda Blount of Philadelphia’s Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) will describe a campaign that gets local utilities to invest in renewable energy, create jobs, and deliver solar power to people in low income communities. 2-5:30 pm at First Parish Church Dorchester (10 Parish St, ample free parking in lot by church and Mather School lot; 10 min walk from Fields Corner Red Line station). Space is fully accessible. $10 donation to cover food and space rental. Info: Evan Seitz, 413-687-8444, eseitz@uumassaction.org.


April 29 People’s Climate Mobilization: Sign up NOW for Buses! At the People’s Climate March on Sat. April 29, thousands of people will converge to march on Washington and say NO to Donald Trump and his administration’s anti-science, profit-over-people platform. 350 Mass plans on sending over one thousand people on buses. If you’re interested in going and using the transportation they provide, sign up here.

BostonCAN is also helping plan a local event for those of us who can’t go to Washington on April 29. Stay tuned.

May 1: Clean Energy & Healthy Neighborhoods: Trees, Gas Leaks, Pipelines, Development, and YOU! 6:30-8:30 pm at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, 140 Clarendon Street, Boston. BostonCAN and 15 other community advocacy groups letting you know how you can take ACTION for a healthier environment. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-forum-supporting-clean-energy-healthy-neighborhoods-tickets-32991323938

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