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Who are 350 Colorado Volunteers? “We are motivated Coloradans from all walks of life that are working hard to build the climate movement in Colorado. We all have unique skills and motivations, but we have come together to form a community of climate protectors! We are committed to ensuring a livable climate for all and are focused on promoting local change through grassroots advocacy.”
Policy & Regulatory Action Committee – Ever wonder what happens after a law is passed or who holds polluters responsible? You may be surprised that it is the agencies and commissions, who create and enforce regulations that put laws into action, and that they legally have to listen to you, the public! The Policy and Regulatory Action Committee will aim to hold our agencies accountable by involvement in rulemakings and hearings and by taking action to make our voices heard. Interested? Sign up here!
Suncor Action Committee – Suncor makes the 80216 zip code one of the most polluted in the United States, and is a blatant example of environmental racism in our state. Join the 350 Colorado Suncor Action Committee as we follow the lead of community members impacted directly by the Suncor Oil Refinery. We take a variety of actions including providing information in Spanish and English, targeting regulators, empowering community voices and supporting community events. Email Lucy Molina at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or Victoria Sunkel at email@example.com to get started!
Fracking Action Committee – Are you interested in fighting the frack? Join us as we fight fracking at all levels; from supporting communities who are fighting new drilling or trying to address legacy wells, to targeting policies at the state level, including regulators who rubber stamp permits and the governor’s plan to increase drilling over the next ten years. We work to counter industry messaging that oil and gas is good for the state and we have fun while we do it! Sign up here or email Kate at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Climate Legislation & Action Committee – Grow your legislative understanding and confidence and push elected officials to take strong positions on climate change. Each year there are new bills we focus on supporting and/or opposing, many of which have significant climate impacts! We track policy efforts, we provide training opportunities, we build relationships with our legislators, and we organize Lobby Days at the Capitol (even virtually). Sign up here and help create strong climate laws in Colorado!
Defunding Climate Disaster Committee – Join our Defund Climate Disaster Committee to help promote fossil fuel divestment and reinvestment in solutions! Our campaigns include calling on Colorado’s state pension fund, PERA, to divest from fossil fuels, supporting the Fossil Free Federal Reserve campaign, promoting climate finance policies, supporting local divestment efforts and calling out the role of Wall Street Banks in financing the climate crisis. Sign up here to receive ongoing action alerts and stay up to date with campaign planning! You can also reach out to Giselle at email@example.com for more information.
Administrative Assistant Volunteer: 350CO needs a dependable volunteer to support administrative activities, such as tracking and thanking donors and entering information into our online systems. If interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and/or email@example.com.
Writers: Are you interested in joining a dedicated team of writers focused on writing letters to the editor and/or opinion pieces on key climate issues in 2022? Schedule is flexible! If so, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interns: We frequently have opportunities for youth/students to join our team as interns. Contact email@example.com if you’d like to be considered for a volunteer internship.