Tag: Sustainability

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Newsletter article   October 24, 2023
Celebrating Sustainability: A Look Back at the Inaugural “Sustainability in Motion” Event
The first-ever "Sustainability in Motion" event, held at Slack Plaza in Charleston, brought together environmental enthusiasts, local businesses, and community members, all united under a common cause - sustainability and climate justice. More
Issues: Climate JusticeSustainability
Newsletter article   October 24, 2023
Southern WV’s Renewable Revolution
The West Virginia New Jobs Coalition has embarked on a journey across Southern West Virginia. Our mission? To promote the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and provide invaluable assistance to towns in securing crucial federal funds for transformative projects.  More
Issues: Clean EnergyEconomyIRASustainability
Action Alert Alexandra Gallo April 2, 2021
Jammin’ For Jobs – Free Concert – April 10th
This event will bring Joy To The People through music, art, culture, and story-telling in Charleston, Morgantown, and Martinsburg, WV, while bringing to light how the THRIVE Act will benefit West Virginians, including 50,000 new jobs a year, and $5.2 Billion Dollars invested in our state. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate JusticeEnergy efficiencyInequalityInfrastructureJobsLiving wagePovertyRacial JusticeSocial JusticeSustainabilityWorkers
Press Release Gary Zuckett March 31, 2021
Report Just Released – THRIVE Agenda Would Create 50K New WV Jobs!
A new coalition of labor, economic justice, and environmental groups announced the formation today of the WV New Jobs Coalition with the release of a jobs report by the PERI Institute at U of Mass. that estimates a gain of 50,000 new jobs would be created in WV from the enactment of the THIRVE agenda, soon to be introduced in Congress.  More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate JusticeEconomyEnergy efficiencyInequalityJobsRacial JusticeSocial JusticeSustainability
Newsletter article Julie Archer February 12, 2021
This Valentine’s Day, Show Democracy Some Love
Although we may end up playing defense at the WV Legislature, we have a real opportunity with the new Congress to transform our democracy with the passage of the For The People Act (HR 1) and the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act (HR 4). More
Issues: DemocracyEnvironmentHealthcareSustainabilityVoting RightsWorkers
Action Alert Alexandra Gallo January 29, 2021
FEB 2nd @ 7PM: 100 Days for Climate, Jobs and Justice – grassroots livestream on the THRIVE agenda
This Tuesday, February 2nd, at 7PM Eastern / 4PM Pacific, the Green New Deal Network will host a grassroots livestream: “100 Days for Climate, Jobs, and Justice: Winning the THRIVE Agenda.” We hope you can join. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironmentInequalityJobsLiving wagePollutionPovertyRacial JusticeSustainabilityWater
Press Release CAG December 14, 2020
PRESS RELEASE: Renewable energy is key to West Virginia’s economic future
Titled “West Virginia’s Energy Future,” the report shows that ramping up renewable energy and energy efficiency would be cost-effective and can be done in a way that creates thousands of jobs — and may even save consumers money. More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnvironmentJobsSustainability
Action Alert Gary Zuckett April 22, 2020
Earth Day 2020: Strike, divest, and vote for our future
This year, on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we're taking action online at a scale the climate movement has never done before. On April 22-24, millions of people around the world are going online for a three-day mobilization to stop the climate emergency. Activists, performers, influencers, and thought leaders are coming together to host a 3-day digital event full of teach-ins, performances, and more. Click here to find out more. More
Issues: Climate JusticeEnergyInequalityOur children our futurePollutionSustainability
Action Alert   September 21, 2019
Charleston Events You Don’t Want to Miss
Two Charleston events you don't want to miss! On Tuesday, September 24, help out WV Citizen Action while enjoying music and friends. Join us for a night of live, local music to benefit WV Citizen Action Group featuring That High Country Revival with special guests Chet Lowther, Trey Kay, Andy Park, and more. On Thursday, September 26 take part in a public rally during Climate Strike week to show our elected officials that we want meaningful climate action now! Details here. More
Issues: Climate JusticeEnvironmentEventSustainability
Action Alert   June 7, 2018
Don’t Miss These Climate Change, Fair Courts Events in Charleston
On Tuesday, June 12 celebrate science and honor two U.S. heroes from their work in defense of America at a luncheon hosted by Citizens Climate Lobby WV. The following week (Monday, June 18) WV Citizens for Clean Elections invites you to a training and discussion on the critical role the courts play in protecting our democracy and fundamental rights. We hope you can join us at one or both events. More
Issues: Civil JusticeClean ElectionsEnergyOur children our futureSustainability
Newsletter   February 18, 2018
Capital Eye Vol. 11 No. 6
Week six of the 2018 legislative session kicked off with a public hearing on a bill to restrict access to food assistance (SNAP) and other vital safety net programs, and wrapped up with thousands of teachers filling the halls of the Capitol to demand better pay and a fix for PEIA. Read more about the status of these and other proposals including campus carry, co-tenancy, and bills to reshape our judicial system; and actions you can take to support redistricting reform and energy efficiency, and oppose logging in our state parks.  More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesCivil JusticeEducationEnergyEnergy efficiencyInequalityKids and familiesPovertySNAPSustainabilityWorkers
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett February 18, 2018
“Fed Up Friday” Wraps Up Week 6
In this article: Fed Up Teachers; Free-Dumb Bill of the Week: Concealed Carry on Campus; Medical Cannabis Board to Make Recommendations; SOSParks; Coal Celebrates Gazette Bankruptcy; Keep Those Checks Coming More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesEducationSustainabilityWorkers
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett July 6, 2017
Climate March Beats the Heat
The last Saturday in April was a scorcher with temperatures in the 90’s, as we gathered in Charleston for a ‘sister’ march to the People’s Climate March. Despite the heat, we nearly 400 folks from around the state assembled and marched to a rally at the state Capitol in solidarity with the national march in DC. More
Issues: EnergySustainability
Press Release   May 31, 2017
Press Release: WV Citizens Announce Support for “A 21st Century New Deal” on Infrastructure
WV Citizen Action Group hosted a media teleconference to announce support for the “21st Century New Deal”—a massive infrastructure proposal developed by the Congressional Progressive Caucus to create millions of jobs rebuilding our crumbling roadways, bridges, and schools. Executive Director of WV CAG, Gary Zuckett discussed the proposal and how it would impact WV and our unique infrastructure needs. More
Issues: EnergyInequalityLiving wageSustainabilityTransportation
Action Alert   April 28, 2017
Climate Marches TOMORROW, a Rally to Protect WV’s Budget Next Thursday
Tomorrow, April 29th, The People’s Climate March and its sister marches all across the country are happening! We have two rally and march events planned for our area, and for our friends in the eastern panhandle, the main event is just a couple hours away. Next Thursday, May 4th, we will rally inside the Capitol for a budget that protects West Virginia’s families from drastic budget cuts and tax increases on those of us least able to afford it. Read on for more on how you can participate, take action, and make your voices heard! More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesDEPEnergyEnergy efficiencyEventKids and familiesOur children our futurePollutionPovertySustainabilityWater
Action Alert   May 14, 2015
You don’t want to miss out…
West Virginia Citizen Action Group’s Spring Fling is the hottest ticket in town! On Friday, May 15 from 5:30 to 9 pm at the Charleston Woman’s Club, we will be honoring the achievements of our award winners: the West Virginia Sustainable Business Council and Delegate Nancy Guthrie. After dinner and the awards, we'll be treated to an incredible show by 600 lbs of Sin! featuring the Honorable Mike Pushkin (as he's known to his friends)! Don't miss out! Get your tickets today! More
Issues: Sustainability