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National Priorities

National Priorities and Campaigns: Campaigns not bound by geography but by an issue

As teams across Mothers Out Front begin to work on similar issues, we have developed a series of national priorities and campaigns to support this work. Please see below for news, resources, and tools to help grow and strengthen your campaigns. 

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Electric School Bus

Electric school buses reduce carbon emissions, save money and contribute to the electric energy grid. They are also a healthy alternative for our kids who have to breathe in the toxins released by traditional diesel school buses.

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Beyond Gas

Mothers are coming together to unite our local and statewide campaigns into one coordinated, powerful fight against gas:

  • Inspired by cross-state visits addressing the entire gas chain—from extraction and transportation to distribution and use in our homes to export.
  • Informed by our growing knowledge of the gas industry as well as our understanding of its scope and influence.
  • Motivated by our shared urgency to stop fracking, accelerate a just transition to clean energy, and protect all children.
  • Our mothers in OH, VA, NY, MA, and NH, along with contacts in PA and CT, represent the range of impacts gas has on our health, safety, economic stability, and livable climate.

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Civic Engagement

As moms we know that in order for our kids to inherit a livable climate and prosperous future, we need

Mothers Out Front is working towards building a civic engagement program designed to lift up mothers’ voice in the climate policy conversation.  Crucial to that is electing climate champions and holding decision-makers accountable as we promote policies that help curb climate change, move us towards renewable energy and completely away from fossil fuel dependency.  

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Environmental Justice

Climate change has a disproportionate impact on historically marginalized communities of color. While these communities contribute less to climate change they are most likely to be on the receiving end of the devastating impacts of fossil fuel extraction and consumption.