Create Your Own Individual Action to Grow the Movement

Commit to an action of your own choosing to grow the climate justice movement

There are myriad ways you can be part of growing the climate justice movement. Create your own unique commitment to new action below. Check out the side bar to see what other people just like you are committing to.

Use our share forum to share what you are already doing or have done in the past and inspire others. Use the commitment form below to take your next step, deepen what you're already doing, and commit to NEW ACTION.

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This form is for individuals and households; if you are making a congregational or organizational commitment, visit the congregational commitment form.

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  • signed via 2015-07-31 01:12:26 -0400
    A neighbor and I (and our spouses) have decided to involve our 2-block long neighborhood in some group actions. We’re starting by reading and learning more; then will choose a simple, attainable project; then will host a block party so that other neighbors can sign on to our project if they wish. I’m hoping for some suggestions from others that aren’t individual AND aren’t congregationally based. My spouse and I are UU, but no one else on our block is, and I don’t want to turn them off by bringing church into it even though I personally think it’s exactly where church DOES belong.
  • signed 2015-04-29 09:41:59 -0400
    My family is in the process of buying a house with land so we can raise our own sustainable food, create a permaculture garden that will restore the soil, help our children live closer to nature, and hopefully down the line use it as a space to teach/inspire others in our community.
  • signed 2015-04-24 10:16:29 -0400
    I drive a hybrid (Prius 2011), constantly reuse- around my house and give materials for repurposing to school art teachers, and recycle. Since I have owned my urban property, I have planted 3 trees and bushes for creatures and shade, for birds and am working on making my urban lot a treed lot. Coming soon is a red bud and a maple tree.
  • signed 2015-04-23 11:34:52 -0400
    1. Increase financial support to 5 environmental activist organizations, 2. Support UUSC water justice efforts. 3. Keep a climate change activism journal. 4. Write at least one letter a week advocating environmental improvement. 5. Praise and encourage good actions and awareness on the part of my children and grandchildren. 6. Live my values.
  • signed 2015-04-22 19:49:28 -0400
    I will write at least one letter/email per month to a political or business leader regarding climate issues both local and global.
  • signed 2015-04-22 18:12:17 -0400
    I, through my organization, Perpetual Peace Initiative, am committed to UN reform and world federation to provide the global structure needed for climate justice.
  • signed 2015-04-22 16:19:07 -0400
    I’m a member of my Earth Ministry Committee. My action is an idea I want to implement in our congregation. 1. I with EMcommitee want to encourage every member to read the month of readings I have just read. 2. I want to form small groups to make a group climate commitment and also to exchange experience and support members in the group as they progress and grow in their sustainable life style.
  • signed 2015-04-22 12:01:50 -0400
    We will be diverting greywater from electric processing in a tradition system into our garden for natural filtration and reuse.
  • signed 2015-04-22 11:31:54 -0400
    Over the next week we will be giving 225 oak seedlings to all 5th graders in our community.
  • signed 2015-04-21 17:34:23 -0400
    Write at least a letter a month to a political or business leader or to the media on the most pressing climate issue at that time e.g., fracking, pilgrim pipeline, climate/food and agriculture connection.
  • signed 2015-04-20 17:14:12 -0400
    Voluntary Carbon Tax on all travel—work with Citizen’s Climate Lobby to get a Carbon Tax; organize an Environmental Justice tour of Cleveland
  • signed 2015-04-13 14:43:11 -0400
    Still unclear of actual steps I personally can take short of changing light bulbs, and making points at dinner parties!
  • signed 2015-04-13 14:42:19 -0400
    Political action, lobbying for a carbon tax in Oregon; writing article on “What We Can Do About Climate Change” for Huffington Post; lobbying Portland City Council to not allow Pembina (propane co.) to ship through our port in Portland.
  • signed 2015-04-13 14:41:27 -0400
    Shared with some folks at North Parish today our experience and advice on switching to solar-generated electricity and other incentives available to use energy more efficiently and reduce one’s carbon footprint.
  • published this page in Grow the Movement 2015-03-16 09:34:41 -0400

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