Samisha Laymeyer Joshi, from Arlington, MA attended a house party in her town shortly before the Nepalese earthquake in 2015. Being from Nepal, Samisha felt driven to help, and empowered by the mothers she met at the house party, planned a trip home to provide whatever assistance she could. To hear about her trip, watch the interview below!
MA - "Amherst officials to seek proposals for solar array 4 years after original plan failed to develop" by Diane Lederman
Four years ago, Amherst, MA was exploring proposals to build a solar array on the town's former landfill on Belchertown road. Plans fell through then, but at the urging of the Amherst Mothers Out Front team, are being revived!
In New York, mothers are calling attention to the dangerous oil trains traveling on tracks near schools and neighborhoods.
Read Kelsey's blog about how Mothers Out Front came about and what we hope to achieve.
With record-breaking extreme weather in Boston, the mothers of Jamaica Plain, MA find a way to bring attention to climate change in their neighborhoods.
MA - "College Town Cuts Ties With TransCanada Over Keystone XL, Plans to Go 100 Percent Renewable" by Anastasia Pantsios
EcoWatch coverage of the Cambridge, MA campaign to move to 100% renewables with the urging of the local Mothers Out Front Team.
Cambridge MA Selectman work to move the contract that supplies electricity to municipal buildings to renewable energy, at the urging and with the help of Cambridge Mothers Out Front.
MA - Cambridge, MA WIN! City Council unanimously adopts order to have city powered by 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY
On Friday, February 20th, the Cambridge, MA City Council voted to adopt Policy Order #18. This order was introduced by City Councillor Dennis Carlone, and inspired by his meeting with the local Mothers Out Front team.
A coalition of groups in Lexington, MA attended the Selectmen's meeting to advocate using a patch of land in Lexington for a solar project. Fifth-graders from Estabrook Elementary School, Lexington Global Warming Action Coalition and Mothers Out Front member Judith Glixon all spoke at the meeting.
Neely Kelley, New York State Lead Organizer, shares her story about why she's involved with Mothers Out Front and why our movement needs you! See page 10.