Category Archives: Actions

Actions you can take to address the climate crisis

Green New Deal unveiled Feb. 5

Join livestream kickoff watch parties for a Green New Deal, Tuesday, February 5, from 7-8:30 pm at the Clallam County Courthouse (use the after-hours entrance west of the flagpoles) or in Port Townsend at Rosewind Commons.

The most recent scientific consensus, including the federal government’s own National Climate Assessment, indicates a very short window for a transformation to a clean-energy economy. In response, activists are calling for a Green New Deal to transform our economy in a rapid and just manner, and Senator Ed Markey and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are poised to release Green New Deal legislation in the coming days.

Early support for an ambitious bill like this is crucial, and climate activists plan to send a strong message to their members of Congress in the coming weeks. 

The Sunrise Movement, credited with putting momentum behind the Green New Deal concept, will lay out their game plan via livestream at this event, which will be viewed by thousands of people at more than 400 watch parties around the country. Participants can register for this event at https://actionnetwork.org/events/green-new-deal-kickoff-watch-party?referrer=olympic-climate-action-2&source=direct_link. For more information, contact OCA at olyclimate@olyclimate.org.

This event will coincide with the rescheduled State of the Union Address; we leave it to history to determine which event is the more momentous for our shared destiny.

Peninsula Daily News story

Investigate Ryan Zinke

Thanks for taking action on our petition:
Tell House Democrats: Investigate Ryan Zinke.

Here are some ways you can spread the word:

Email your friends or forward the message below.

If you are on Facebook,
click here to post the petition to your Timeline.

If you have a Twitter account, click here to automatically tweet:
Tell @HouseDemocrats: Stand with @RepRaulGrijalva & investigate Ryan Zinke for multiple legal & ethical violations. Sign the petition: https://act.credoaction.com/sign/investigate_zinke?aktmid=tm84278520.pWC2I5&akid=a336364808.2494652.CIAYaA&t=1&source=conf via @CREDOMobile

Thanks for all you do.

– Josh


Here’s a sample message to send to your friends:

SUBJECT: I just signed this petition – will you?

I just signed an important new petition urging House Democrats to investigate Trump’s corrupt former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for multiple legal and ethical violations.

I think you should sign the petition, too: https://act.credoaction.com/sign/investigate_zinke?referring_akid=a336364808.2494652.CIAYaA&source=conf_email&aktmid=tm84278520.pWC2I5&akid=a336364808.2494652.CIAYaA&t=2

Petition demanding a real climate plan

Sunrise

Pelosi and Democratic Party Leadership: Democrats have the House. Now we demand a real climate plan.

 

Their future is in our hands

Please pay attention…please get involved in this most important decision-time for this nation…please get everyone you know to do the same.
A plea from our kids:
And a plea from our brothers and sisters under the sea:

Gather for orcas in Olympia Nov. 16

An important rally for the orcas is scheduled at the Capitol complex in Olympia on Nov. 16, 2-5 pm.  There will be representations of all 74 living wild Southern Resident Killer Whales, plus Tokitae, aka “Lolita,” held in captivity at Miami Seaquarium.

Nov 16 is when the Orca Task Force final recommendations go to Governor Inslee.  The rally is to support breaching the Lower Snake River Dams a.s.a.p. for the sake of our salmon and orcas!

There is a big need for people to hold one of the 75 orca replicas. Interested people should let the organizers know they want to hold an orca by posting on the event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/254931905370101/

Event poster:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JIu1idaBW6zNejmqu3igFrYRqz4uNc9I/view?usp=sharing

Here is a site for both drivers and passengers to carpool to the event: https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/9yo54z

First American PAC promotes I-1631

First ad features Quinault Tribe executive director

The first commercial produced by the First American Project PAC, a coalition of Washington’s Tribes and allies, stands in support of I-1631. This unedited, long-form commercial features President Fawn Sharp of the Quinault Tribe. Multiple other leaders will be featured in the next two weeks in ads.

Preview YouTube video Yes on I-1631 – The First American Project – 2 min.

 

How you can help 1631 NOW

From 350.org:
  1. Sign up for a shift to knock doors or make phone calls near you with other Yes on 1631 volunteers — find the next event here. (If you can sign up for a volunteer shift, this is where the campaign needs you most!)
  2. Sign up here to call voters from the comfort of your home.
  3. Join us in texting voters. Sign up for a texting shift here.
  4. Spread the word by emailing your friends using Voter Circle, a simple tool that lets you send personalized messages to friends who are registered to vote in Washington.