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VOTE this week on ACES ACT! Call/email your REP!

The ACES bill is being voted on in the House right now!  Below is an e-Action for you, just click on the link to email your Representative urging them to vote YES-- and to keep funding in the bill for international adaptation.  Thanks for all your continued efforts!
Maggie and Christina

URGENT: Vote this week!

Make sure Congress passes the climate bill AND keeps funding for the world's poor.

Email your Representative today!  Go to:

Thanks to you, the groundbreaking climate and energy bill now includes vital funding to help poor  
This is a major accomplishment, but we still have a challenge ahead: we must strengthen and pass the climate bill as it moves through the U.S. Congress. Powerful oil and coal companies are spending millions to stop this historic climate bill.

Don't let big polluters undermine our progress – urge your Representative to vote YES on this bill.

This bill includes millions of dollars to help the most vulnerable communities in developing countries cope with the impacts of climate change and adopt renewable technologies – we can't let big oil and coal companies stand in the way of this opportunity!

The American Clean Energy and Security Act takes a big step in cutting domestic global warming pollution and helping vulnerable communities, both here and abroad. The funding in the bill to help developing countries is not perfect, but we will keep fighting to increase it as the bill moves through the U.S. Senate.

The United States is finally ready to face the climate crisis head-on. This bill takes a critical first step. Don't let this chance slip by.


Our upcoming events:

Sisters on the Planet Screening 6/16 @6pm at greenheart shop! RSVP chicago@oxfamactioncorps.org and bring a friend! Refreshments provided, free event-- a great chance to shop at greenheart and sign up to volunteer this summer.

Peace Fest 6/19-6/21 noon-9pm in Lincoln Park! Free festival with a great vibe, let us know if you'd like to volunteer at the booth! chicago@oxfamactioncorps.org

Pride Fest Friday 6/26 3pm-10pm and Saturday 11am-10pm! Another super fun festival tradition in Chi-town you can sign up to be a part of!

Concerts coming up: The Fray 6/28 and Dave Matthews Band 9/26 you can volunteer for concert outreach and help get others involved in seeking environmental justice!

Our next Activists Meet-up will be Tuesday 6/30 @7pm at Efebos Cafe in Pilsen and all are welcome to join us! Refreshments and conversation are free! :)


*Location change for screening!*

We have had such a good response to the Sisters on the Planet documentary screening that we have CHANGED the location to greenheart shop! They have a great community space and have so kindly offered it up for next Tuesday! The screening will still be on June 16th but will be at 6pm at 746 N. LaSalle St at the greenheart shop... spread the word! :)

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