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Joining us at an event is a great way to learn about what we're doing and how you can be involved.  You can recognize us by our t-shirts and buttons.  Please introduce yourself!

Here is a sample of some recent events:

  • Jobs, Justice, Climate March in Boston
  • Tour of Roxbury, MA with Alternatives for Community & Environment, a local environmental justice organization
  • Community House Party at St. Peter’s Church in Cambridge, MA
  • El Puente & Mothers Out Front Community Luncheon in Brooklyn, NY

If you don't seen an event coming up soon near you, but would like to find out more, please use our contact form to get in touch.

MA - Exhibit - Rebecca Woodward Nature Photography - Benefit

Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 09:00 AM through February 28, 2017
Nashoba Brook Bakery in Concord, MA

Please stop by the photography exhibit by one of our amazing volunteers, Rebecca Woodward.

With our gratitude to Rebecca for donating the profits to Mothers Out Front!

 

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NY - LI Storytelling Workshop (Long Island)

Friday, March 03, 2017 at 06:30 PM
TBA

At Mothers Out Front, our stories show our strength. They create connections between climate change and how it impacts our children. They draw attention to our local actions. They attract more mothers to join us and believe that they can do this work too. As we tell our stories we share emotions that create a common understanding, moving people toward action. We want to invite you to learn the basics of storytelling so you can join us in taking action, too.

Please RSVP here!

And check out the Facebook event here:  https://www.facebook.com/events/742711089229543/


MA - Local Environmental Action 2017 - Conference

Sunday, March 05, 2017 at 09:30 AM

 

MOTHERS OUT FRONT is sponsoring Local Environmental Action 2017!

WHAT: AN INSPIRING DAY OF SKILLS SHARING AND NETWORKING
WHEN: SUNDAY MARCH 5, 9:30am - 5pm
WHERE: NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, CURRY STUDENT CENTER, BOSTON 

 

Now in its 30th year, Local Environmental Action 2017 brings together community leaders and environmental activists from around New England.

Toxics Action Center, Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN), and allies, are offering a full day of workshops on pressing environmental and public health issues, including sessions on writing effective media, using digital tools, and moving New England to 100% renewable energy.

Local Environmental Action 2017 features two inspiring keynote speakers this year.

Kandi Mossett, an Indigenous leader and environmental justice heroine, has been on the frontlines of the fight to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. A member of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation, Kandi leads the fight by raising awareness about the environmentally and socially devastating effects of fracking on tribal lands.

"You're not guaranteed change when you make your voice heard against injustice; but you are guaranteed to fail if you choose to remain silent."                                -Kandi Mossett

Lois Gibbs was a housewife in 1978 when she learned that her neighborhood, Love Canal, was built on 21,000 tons of hazardous waste. After organizing her neighbors to win the cleanup, Lois founded the Center for Health, Environment & Justice and has helped communities across the country protect themselves from toxic exposures. Most recently, Lois has been on the ground in Flint, Michigan.

The complete conference agenda is available here!

Registration is now open.

Tickets for anyone from Mothers Out Front, as a co-sponsor, are available for $25 at  https://tpin.webaction.org/c/72/t/12703/shop/item.jsp?storefront_KEY=5&t=&store_item_KEY=10

And student rates are available for $20 at  https://tpin.webaction.org/c/72/t/12703/shop/item.jsp?storefront_KEY=5&t=&store_item_KEY=12

More details available on the registration page https://tpin.webaction.org/c/72/t/12703/shop/shop.jsp?storefront_KEY=5

DIRECTIONS to the conference: http://www.localenvironmentalaction.org/directions.html

For more information, email info@toxicsaction.org.