FEBRUARY 2019: CLIMATE CONTROL
FEBRUARY MONTHLY MEETING
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Cowan Creek, Georgetown/Florence Rooms; 10am
Our guest speaker, Emily Northrop, Professor of Economics at Southwestern University, is active with the Citizen’s Climate Lobby, a bi-partisan group which seeks to influence national policies to address climate change. The Georgetown/Round Rock area has a local chapter. Citizen's Climate Lobby supports a carbon fee and dividend plan, which she will tell us about as well as how climate change is affecting Texas.
To read more about the Citizen Climate Lobby, visit their website: https://citizensclimatelobby.org.
Emily Northrop will bring form letters for attendees to fill out during the meeting which she will then take to the annual Citizen Climate Lobby meeting in Washington, D. C. in June 2019. She will hand deliver them to Mr. John Carter.
January 2019: Importance of Activism
Pat gave us an informative presentation related to the history of and relevance today of activism.
june 2018: ACLU
Gabriella Beker of the Austin ACLU office presented our program on June 16, 2018.
She described the mission, the work and the areas of concentration of the ACLU in Texas:
Questions from the audience mostly centered on desire for information concerning the new Trump Administration policy of separating children from their parents at the Texas border and the tent prisons or warehouses being established and operated for them.