Climate Crisis Action Group of Cape Ann

Community Building & Education


We continue to explore possible action goals.

  1. We have been building community and educating ourselves 
    1. Discussing examples of community building and community education related projects and goals
    2. Viewing and discussing an XR video
    3. Understanding carbon footprint activity
  2. We are currently exploring shared responsibility and leadership in the group such as rotating group roles for: note taking,meeting agendas, facilitating meetings 
  3. We are using both meeting time and internet based polling to schedule our meeting dates and times and to gage our capacity to meet and work

Meeting dates

This group has met on November 5th and November 26th.


  • Liz Duff
  • Patrick Flanagan
  • Courtney Hayes
  • Lara Lepionka
  • Mark Nelson
  • Pintso (Peter) Lauenstein
  • Karin Peterson
  • Rick Roth
  • Lisa Smith
  • Amanda Verga
  • Amanda Madeira
  • Amanda Nash
  • Rabbi Lewis
  • Tom Barrett
  • Erin Canniff
  • Keith Gray
  • Nathaniel Kirby

Get involved

In the wake of the Cape Ann Climate Crisis Action Meeting, the OC planned a fellow up meeting.  The follow up meeting took place in the vestry at  the Gloucester UU Church. As a result of this October 23rd, 2019 follow up meeting, there are now 6 Working Groups of individuals and the representatives of various organizations from around Cape Ann focused on setting goals and taking action on:

  • Renewables
  • Efficiency
  • Carbon Sequestration
  • Vision/Policy/Legislation
  • Communication/Spirituality/Personal Action
  • Community Building/Education