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CPV Protest Wawayanda, NY – November 16th 2019

On November 16, 350NJ-Rockland brought reinforcements to the weekly protest against the fracked gas power plant in Wawayanda, NY.  This protest has taken place every Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00pm for over four years, making it the longest weekly climate protest in NY history.  The goal: get the massive, toxic CPV plant, which was built (More...)

Thousands rally during global climate strike at Rutgers University in New Brunswick

Thousands of New Jersey residents, Rutgers University students and faculty attended a rally in New Brunswick joined by Highland Park high school students and residents in support of the global climate strike “Fridays for Future”. There were several speeches and performances by various climate activists, students and professors demanding Rutgers to develop a climate action (More...)

NJ State Investment Council Meeting – July 24th 2019 in Trenton

We rallied and made a stand against fossil fuel investments for the State Pension Fund at the State Investment Council’s bi-monthly meeting in Trenton on July 24th. We demonstrated outside before the meeting as the council members were trickling in and we asked them to consider divesting from fossil fuels and invest in green, renewable (More...)

NJ State Investment Council Meeting May 29th 2019 in Trenton

Several members of the DivestNJ Coalition, 350NJ-Rockland, NJ Sierra Club and The Climate Reality Project attended the NJ State Investment Council’s (SIC) public hearing on May 29th. We picketed outside of the hearing as the SIC members were arriving with various signs and few of us made public comments to ask the SIC to divest (More...)

Food, Drink, Singing, Sharing & Divestment Gathering on May 16th 2019

We had a terrific potluck dinner on May 16th at the Brookdale Reformed Church where the Solidarity Singers lead us into song. Tina Weishaus, leader of the DivestNJ Coalition, Chair of Sustainable Highland Park and a 350NJ-Rockland Steering Committee member gave us an update about  our divestment campaign to get the State Investment Council to (More...)

Providing Regional Coordination and Empowerment – “NJ Takes Action” Conference (Bloomfield, NJ; March 23, 2019)

350NJ-Rockland held a very successful conference, “The Climate Crisis—New Jersey Takes Action,” on March 23 in the Brookdale Reformed Church in Bloomfield, NJ. Over 100 people attended for a day of singing, sharing food together, breakout sessions and community building.  We appreciated the inspiring music and singing of the Solidarity Singers and Sharleen Leahey, as (More...)