Chasing Coral, film and discussion

Join us for this film and discussion afterward!

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  • Coral reef ecosystems support 25% of marine life in our ocean. Join us in taking action for our reefs and for a healthy planet at ChasingCoral.com.

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Monthly Meetings

Elgin Green Groups 350 meets at 6:30 PM on the third Monday of every month at Hawthorne Hill Nature Center, 28 Brookside, Elgin.

Sept. 18 meeting

Join us for the 350.org Chasing Coral film and discussion! About one-third of the coral is damaged. Learn how we can help save the rest!

Will you stand up?

Sign up for the historic May 15th Action at the BP Refinery outside of Chicago where we will Break Free from Fossil Fuels! Find out here how to take action –> https://midwest.breakfree2016.org We’re breaking free from an industry that threads the Great Lakes region with pipelines and puts our communities at risk with refining impacts (More...)

February meeting – This Changes Everything

“What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? Filmed over 5 continents and 9 countries over 4 years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. The film presents seven portraits of communities from the front lines, from (More...)

Naomi Klein at Northwestern on March 2

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the New York Times and No. 1 international bestseller, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. Published worldwide in 2007, The Shock Doctrine is being published in 30 languages and has over a million copies in print. Her critically acclaimed new book, This (More...)

January 18 meeting

Rev. Terry Gallagher shared his Oil by Rail presentation, detailing the increased volume of oil tankers carrying volatile crude oils and where they pass through our communities. He also shared some cringe-worthy photos of failing infrastructure where trains cross the Fox River in Aurora. (More...)

December 12 Action

Elgin Green Groups 350 members walked with 350Kishwaukee, NIL Justice League, Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice and Green Paws Environmental Alliance (NIU Student Group) in DeKalb to highlight the potential of millions of gallons of crude oil to spill from pipelines that now or are planned to crisscross Illinois. Locally, Enbridge’s Line 61 (More...)

Road Through Paris – Nov, 29 action

The Road through Paris On Sunday, November 29 from 1 to 2 PM members of Elgin Green Groups 350, Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice, Sierra Club and other organizations gathered at the northwest corner of the intersection of Randall Road and Bowes Road in Elgin, Illinois. Reactions from passing motorists were great – honking, (More...)