Advocacy and Activism: Recommendations from FCB Green
1. 11th Hour Calling www.11thhourcalling.org
Join with members of FCB Green to ring church bells and hold signs to bring the
Belmont community’s attention to the climate crisis: in front of FCB from 10:45-11:15
am on the 11 th of each month. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to be added to email list.
2. Sustainable Belmont www.sustainablebelmont.net/climate-actions
Email email@example.com to sign up for newsletter and get schedule of
meetings of this all-volunteer local organization open to all with goal of making Belmont
an ever more environmentally responsible community, including reaching 80% CO2
emissions reduction by 2050.
3. UU Mass Action www.uumassaction.org/climate-and-environemntal-justice
Join UU Mass Action’s climate justice campaign, advocating for state executive and
legislative initiatives to promote climate and environmental justice, & partnering with
other organizations with similar goals. Meets on third Wednesday of the month over
Zoom from 5-6 pm. Learn more about the Climate Justice meeting by registering here.
Participate in Virtual Advocacy Day on March 28
Register by 3/15 by clicking here.
5. 350 MA: 350mass.betterfutureproject.org
Sign up with 350 MA to participate in advocating for legislative and executive change,
promoting state and local action, and attending local rallies and protests.
6. Mass Power Forward: www.mapowerforward.com
Coalition of over 200 environmental leaders, organizations, businesses and faith groups
(including UU Mass Action) advocating with MA executive and legislators “ for healthy,
clean, affordable, reliable energy and a thriving economy.” Sign their petition asking
Governor Healey to declare by Earth Day that there is no future for gas in
6. Mothers Out Front MA: www.mothersoutfront.org
Join Mothers Out Front Massachusetts Campaign to “provide clean air and a livable
climate for all children in ways that center environmental, racial, and economic justice.
Together, we are working to halt the expansion of polluting energy infrastructure and enact
systemic changes that will provide clean, safe and affordable energy to heat our homes and
7. Third Act: thirdact.org
Third Act, co-founded by Bill McKibben, is focused on rallying people over 60 years old
to join with younger generations to advocate for voting rights and climate justice. It has
a current campaign to persuade banks to stop financing new fossil fuel projects and to
accelerate investments in clean energy and climate resilience. A National Day of Action
involving protests outside bank branches is planned for March 21, 2023.
Boston protest: meet at noon at Downtown Crossing, Chase Bank, 425 Washington St
Bedford protest: Meet at 2 pm at Bank of America, 157 Great Road, Bedford
FCB contact person: Meg Clough firstname.lastname@example.org
Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice:
Join UUSJ and the Environmental Action Team of UUSJ, which addresses the existential
climate crisis and environmental justice by:
creating action alerts.
soliciting letters to Congress relating to action alerts.
participating with the UUSJ Congressional Advocacy work by arranging meetings (currently online only) with congressional offices.
participating in witness events (e.g., marches), and partnering with Community and Faith
groups to develop lobbying and witnessing efforts.
8. Sunrise Movement: www.sunrisemovement.org
“The Sunrise Movement is a youth movement to stop climate change and create millions
of good jobs in the process.” Join local Hub: Sunrise Watertown. Contact:
9. Join FCB’s Climate Action group by sending an email to:
email@example.com You will receive a monthly email with notices
about opportunities to participate in events and actions responding to the