February 2020

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Persistence Leads to Progress

meg, February 18, 2020

“In our meetings, we are not Republicans, Democrats, liberals or libertarians, rather we are Catholics, Lutherans, Jews and Muslims from their districts,” Goplerud said about their nonconfrontational approach. “When our advocates sit down with a supervisor, that elected official sees 10,000 constituents, not just one group or club.” Virginia climate faith group finds persistence leads… Read more »

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FCPS moves towards Net Zero

meg, February 13, 2020

Fairfax County Public Schools approved the 2021-25 Capital Improvement Plan with an amendment specifying net zero and carbon saving goals. Thank you to Melanie Meren who put forth the amendment and Karl Frisch for seconding. Meg Mall, Executive Director of FACS, advocated for this language which aligns with its #fairfaxtozero campaign. The amendment reads: “I move… Read more »