Action Alert!

The November election is critical for the climate—we need your help! Please sign up to participate in our “Wisconsin Green Wave” Get Out the Vote Initiative! Click here to sign up.

There is no climate justice without racial justice.

We’re in a time of multiple crises: virulent racism and police violence; a global pandemic; widespread unemployment; extreme polarization in the political sphere; and of course, the climate emergency.

It’s also a time of movement and transformative possibility. It can feel dizzying, trying to track all that’s going on. Check out our Get Involved! page to connect with our campaigns and teams. To plug into the racial justice movement, consider following the Movement for Black Lives and — locally — Urban Triage, Freedom Inc, and Free the 350 Bail Fund.

350 Madison stands in solidarity with people the world over who are working for justice, equity, and preservation of a livable planet. Climate justice works hand in hand with racial and social justice, and we won’t stop working until all are achieved. If you’re interested in joining our Climate Justice workgroup, contact Tanace Matthiesen at [email protected].

Some resources for this moment

Defending Black Lives

350 organizer Dominique Thomas on why now is the time for all climate activists to show up for Black lives

In Defense of Black Lives webinar on what we must do to dismantle white supremacy

What Defunding the Police Really Means

Black Lives Matter’s Managing Director Kailee Scales breaks it down.

350 Canada: Climate Justice Means Justice for Black Lives
Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor, by Layla F. Saad

Tar Sands

The Tar Sands Campaign mobilizes people to oppose new oil pipelines in WI. Our current goal is to block Enbridge’s rerouting of Line 5 in the Lake Superior watershed. We support efforts led by those most impacted, including tribes, landowners, and community members.

Divest & Defund

The Divest & Defund Team works to convince institutions that investments in fossil fuels are not only ethically and fiscally irresponsible, but are literally wrecking the planet we call home—all for profit. We are currently focusing on banks that fund pipeline projects.

Climate Solutions

Community Climate Solutions focuses on making change across Dane County, targeting both systems and individual levels. We assist local governments to achieve climate goals. We broaden and deepen citizen climate crisis awareness and action.

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