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9 Ways to Address the Climate Crisis by FCB Green

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 fcbclimateaction@gmail.com for more information or to be added to email list.




Email sustainablebelmont@gmail.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.


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

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

Massachusetts.





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

buildings.”




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 meclough60@gmail.com

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:

watertownsunrise@gmail.com


9. Join FCB’s Climate Action group by sending an email to:

fcbclimateaction@gmail.com You will receive a monthly email with notices

about opportunities to participate in events and actions responding to the

climate crisis!


FCB Green Contacts re: Advocacy & Activism: prilcobb@gmail.com, downingcless@gmail.com


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