Reclaim Our Power is on the move!

(08/2020) This month, we've brought our demand for a safe, reliable, community and worker controlled energy system to two important venues, expanding the message of the Reclaim Our Power Utility Justice Campaign (ROP).

On August 5th, Mari Rose Taruc from ROP and Gabriella Orantes from North Bay Organizing Project joined Nayamin Martinez from Central California Environmental Justice Network as featured panelists at the Climate Center's Summit. Their panel brought the lessons of Environmental Justice to a statewide audience, highlighting the power and history of the environmental justice movement in California, and how in order to win the energy system that we all deserve, white people in the climate movement need to follow the leadership of Black, Indigenous, people of color communities. You can find the recording of the event here.
Then, Mari Rose brought the utility justice voice to Netroots Nation on August 14th. This national conference is a centerpiece of progressive policy and organizing, and our campaign was featured on a panel focused on the public domain, exploring the question of why, and how, energy should be in the public hands. Here's the link to that event.