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Marty Nathan [of Climate Action NOW] "called the fight against climate change 'the most important task ever undertaken.' A staunch supporter of community activism, she encouraged the crowd to get involved in local organizations like Mothers Out Front or the Sugar Shack Alliance."
With less than 24 hours, and in the FREEZING rain, a new band of Mothers pulled together a last minute rally, and with 25 people showed their support for the EPA office in their community. AND they made the news. #HugtheEPA
Read the profile on Kim Miller, Mothers Out Front Hampton Roads Organizer and the Women's March on Washington!
"Arlington's Mothers Out Front and their friends and supporters will join state event host 350 Massachusetts for a Better Future in a rally protesting president-elect Donald Trump's cabinet picks - many of whom say they deny the existence of climate change - at a rally at noon Jan. 9 outside the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority station at Park and Tremont streets in Boston."
“Having a man who denies climate change science in the White House poses a grave threat to all we hold dear,” says Kelsey Wirth, a parent of two who founded Mothers Out Front in 2013. “[But] we have the most potent counter to this: a growing movement of mothers who will stop at nothing to protect their kids.”
"Ania Camargo is with the advocacy group Mothers Out Front, which has been lobbying for legislation to fix leaks.
“Change happens at the local level," she said. "And it’s at the road repair level. And so if we really can speed up the coordination between the utility companies and the city, then we will be able to fix and replace that many more pipes a year.”
On Monday, December 12th, Texas federal district judge Ed Kinkeade cancelled the deposition he had scheduled for Attorney General Maura Healey regarding her investigation of ExxonMobil.
Mothers Out Front celebrates this victory for the Attorney General’s investigation, for Massachusetts law, for corporate accountability, and for our growing power to protect our children.
Mothers Out Front is pictured in this article at an oil train protest organized by NY teams.
"Being a member of Mothers Out Front is important to me because it opens a platform for ordinary people to have a voice regarding extraordinary concerns. Mothers Out Front has helped opened my eyes to the reality that climate change is happening and there is an urgent need for change if we want a healthy future for our children. I am excited to be a part of an organization that is passionate about bringing action and awareness to the forefront and helping to hold elected officials to their responsibility and promise to serve the people." - Monique Adams, Norfolk, VA. (a city at high risk due to sea level rise.)
Monique is an extraordinary volunteer who joined us in 2016. Welcome, Monique!