Our Power Campaign

The Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) is a collaborative of over 35 community-based and movement support organizations uniting frontline communities to forge a scalable, and socio-economically just transition away from unsustainable energy towards local living economies to address the root causes of climate change.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Monday, January 18, 2016
Environmental Justice Leaders to Converge on All EPA Regional Headquarters Jan. 19, Challenge Obama’s “Clean Power Plan”
Environmental justice leaders from frontline communities hardest-hit by climate change and pollution will converge on 10 Environmental Protection Agency regional office headquarters on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 . [ Day of Action ] While the political wrangling around the Clean Power Plan continues...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
10 Years After Katrina: Gulf South Communities Demand an Equitable Recovery
Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf South and shook the nation. Although some will celebrate the resiliency and recovery of the Gulf region, many continue to feel the painful consequences of Katrina a decade later. Frontline communities in the Gulf are uniting under the...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Historic People’s Climate Summit in Shadow of Chevron’s Richmond Oil Refinery
Nearly 300 leaders in a growing grassroots movement called the Our Power Campaign ( www.ourpowercampaign.org ) will converge on Richmond, CA from August 6th to 9th . Under the umbrella of the national Climate Justice Alliance (CJA), indigenous peoples, people of color, and working-class white...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Communities Unite Around A ‘Just Transition’ Away from Dirty Energy with Historic Training Camp
This week, Navajo community members of the Black Mesa Water Coalition will host a skills sharing and strategy camp for communities impacted by coal and other dirty energy. This camp marks the first of many convergences of indigenous peoples, communities of color, and working-class white communities building a powerful movement to take on climate change while fostering a new economy. The groups are uniting in a new national campaign launching this week called the Our Power Campaign: Communities United for a Just Transition.
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