TAKE THESE 6 STEPS - THIS WEEK!
Updated: May 16
HEADS UP! Our Monthly Meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, May 10th 7-8pm. Join us online here.
It's budget season in Concord!
Take these 6 steps to promote smart growth, equitable development, and local climate action:
Advocate for a full-time Sustainability Director position in the 2023-24 budget.
Advocate for Lights at Keach Park!
Attend the DEIJB Committee Community Listening Sessions this week.
Tuesday, May 2nd 12-2pm (City Chambers)
Thursday, May 4th 6-8pm (Merrimack Valley High School Auditorium)
Saturday, May 6, 11-1pm (City Wide Community Center - 14 Canterbury)
Join us for Part 1 of the "Concord Climate Stocktake" on May 22nd 6-8pm to assess Concord's progress towards the 2030/2050 Climate Goals. RSVP here.
Join a Concord Greenspace action team and attend the CG3 monthly meeting on Wed, May 10th 7-8pm. Check out our team meeting schedules below.
Attend the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness Monthly Meeting on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2022 at 1 pm.
Support our work here.
1) From Words to Action: Why Concord Needs a Sustainability Director
Email your city councilor and cc the city clerk today to express your support for creating a full-time Sustainability Director position. Together, we can build a more sustainable future for Concord.
2) Support Lights at Keach Park
Email your city councilor and cc the city clerk today to express your support for lights at Keach Park. Read more in the Concord Monitor. Join Change for Concord here.
3) Attend the DEIJB Listening Sessions
The City of Concord’s Committee on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice and Belonging (DEIJB Committee) plans to hold three listening sessions to hear from community members about their experiences and the proposed scope of work of the committee. Scheduled DEIJB Committee Listening Sessions are as follows:
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 from noon to 2:00 PM
City Council Chambers
41 Green Street, Concord
Thursday, May 4, 2023, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Merrimack Valley High School Auditorium
106 Village Street, Penacook
Saturday, May 6, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Harriet Dame Auditorium, Citywide Community Center
14 Canterbury Road, Concord
4) SAVE THE DATE: Concord Climate Stocktake
Join us on May 22nd, 6-8pm at the City Wide Community Center (14 Canterbury Rd) for Part 1 of the Concord Paris Climate Agreement Local "Stocktake". Hear from city representatives on progress towards our renewable energy goals, then participate in roundtable discussions focused on your ideas and priorities. Food and drinks provided. Let's build our community around local climate action!
Please bring your friends and spread the word. We’re looking forward to seeing you there!
Hosted by the Concord Energy & Environment Advisory Committee (CEEAC), ICLEI-USA, Concord Greenspace, and more.
5) Join a Concord Greenspace Action Team
Join Concord Greenspace and take an active role in shaping the future of our city. Our three action teams advocate for smart growth, equitable development, and local climate action, ensuring that Concord is a sustainable and vibrant place to live for generations to come. Join us today and make a difference in your community!
SMART GROWTH TEAM
Meets 2nd Tuesdays 7:30pm online and in-person. Email us for location firstname.lastname@example.org.
EQUITABLE DEVELOPMENT TEAM
Meets 2nd Thursdays 10am at Brothers Cortado. Email us to join email@example.com.
LOCAL CLIMATE ACTION TEAM (CAT)
Meets 3rd Thursdays 12pm online and in-person. Email us for location firstname.lastname@example.org.
OVERALL CG3 MONTHLY MEETING: Wednesday, May 10th 7-8pm Join us online here.
6) Concord Coalition to End Homelessness MONTHLY MEETING
The Concord Coalition to End Homelessness holds monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of each month. Their next meeting is on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2022 at 1 pm -Christ the King Church, 72 South Main St, Concord NH.
Please feel free to forward this message to anyone else who may be interested in participating in these meetings. Anyone can sign up to receive the meeting reminders and meeting notes on the CCEH website.