Project Description

June 22, 2020

Learn about the many ways that we can help people vote, as well as donate, volunteer, and support nonprofits to promote social change in our area. 

Here are a few highlights from our meetup, which we invite you to share with your community.

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Meet Our Speakers

Susan Bolle, Democracy Action Marin

Susan told us about her phone and text banks, and how we can help voters elect responsible leaders in swing states.
Watch Susan Bolle’s video and slides. Learn more about Democracy Action and sign up for updates about their great phone and text banks. You can also join their Facebook group here.

Shannon Seigal, Environmental Voter Project

Shannon spoke about engaging more environmentalists to vote and take political action.
Watch Shannon Seigal’s video and slides. Learn more about the Environmental Voter Project and sign their pledge to be a consistent voter, and prioritize environmental issues. You can also follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

Paul Austin, Play Marin founder & CEO,

He talked about how they encourage diversity and inclusion through play. He also spoke about Black Lives Matter, the Marin City protest against racism he just organized — and how we can give black people a stronger voice in politics and promote social justice.
Watch Paul Austin’s video and slides. Learn more about PlayMarin and consider a donation to support their work. You can also follow them on Facebook and Instagram. Here are some photos and videos of their recent protest in Tiburon for #BlackLivesMatter. 

Terrie Harris-Green, Shore Up Marin City director (and Paul’s mom)

She gave us an impromptu talk about the many challenges faced by the African-American community in Marin City: chronic flooding, sea-level rise and inequality, and how we can support sustainable solutions to these serious issues.
Watch Terrie Harris-Green’s video and slide. Learn more about Shore Up Marin City on Facebook.

Thanks to our Team

Kudos as well to Green Change team members who helped host this event, including director Fabrice Florin, Tom Flynn, Al Grumet, Dolores Heeb, Bridget Mazzini and Marilyn Price, to name but a few. And special thanks to Good Earth for sponsoring our community engagement work!