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OUR
SUCCESSES

Learn more about what we've been up to as a statewide coalition. 

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YOUTH VOICES

2021

MYCJ December 2020 Orientation - Statewide  

MYCJ January 2021 Orientation - Statewide 

Virtual Facilitation Training - Statewide, February 2021

“MCAN has provided youth with ally support and backing when Maine Youth for Climate Justice has pushed Maine's climate and environmental movements to be more intersectional, just oriented, urgent, and radical.”

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2020

Youth Voices Day, January 2020 - Augusta, ME 


Primary Strikes, March 2020 - Statewide 


Maine Transportation Webinar, April 2020 


Day 1 of Virtual Earth Week - Youth Statewide Call, April 2020


Day 2 of Virtual Earth Week - Divestment Webinar, April 2020


Day 3 of Virtual Earth Week - Senate Candidate Forum, April 2020

 
Youth Public Speaking Virtual Workshop, April 2020 - Statewide 


Anti-Racism Youth Affinity Calls co-hosted with JustME for JustUS and Maine Youth Action Network,  August 2020  - Statewide


A Conversation with Maine Climate Council Community Resilience Working Group hosted through Maine Climate Action Now!, August 2020 - Statewide


A Just Climate Action Plan for Maine Webinar, August 2020 -  Statewide
Call with Professor Darren Ranco and Natalie Michelle, October 2020 - Statewide 


Future Focus Speaker Series, launched October 2020 - Statewide
What to Expect Election Edition - Statewide, November 2020

Watch the press conference for Youth Voices Day hosted by Maine Youth for Climate Justice and MCAN in Augusta, January 2021

2019

March 2019 Climate Strikes - Statewide 


Youth Day of Action, April 2019 - Augusta, ME 


Juliana v. United States Press Conference, June 2019 - Portland, ME

 
Supported ME Strikes’ Climate Boot Camp, July 2019 - Portland, ME

 
September 2019 Climate Strikes - Statewide 


December 2019 Climate Strikes - Statewide 

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POLICY

MCAN is working to advance a transformational climate justice agenda in Maine. Here are some priority policies we are supported in the 2021 Legislative session.

2021

Maine Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator (‘Green Bank’) LD 1659 SIGNED INTO LAW BY THE GOVERNOR


Divestment of Maine Public Employees Retirement System LD 99 SIGNED INTO LAW BY THE GOVERNOR


An Act To Establish the Maine Healthy Soils Program LD 437 SIGNED INTO LAW BY THE GOVERNOR

Recognize Tribal Sovereignty LD 1626 TABLED UNTIL NEXT SESSION (JAN 2022) We continue to work with the Tribal Sovereignty Coalition to support the passage of this bill as it was tabled until the January 2022 session.


Pine Tree Amendment  LD 489 TABLED UNTIL NEXT SESSION (JAN 2022) MCAN continues to support the passage of this bill as it was tabled until the January 2022 session.

Consumer Owned Utility LD 1708 Failed passage to be Enacted by one vote in Senate - Held by Senate - TBD as of July 12, 2021. MCAN is working with Our Power Coalition to gather signatures for a referendum to get this issue on November 2022’s ballot.

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