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Peace Corps Action Team (PCAT)

The PCAT is a sub-group of the Citizens' Climate Lobby that aims to engage the RPCV community in climate action. Members advocate by signing petitions, writing letters, meeting with their members of Congress, and more.

 

On the first Thursday of each month, at 8 PM ET,

RPCV4EA holds their monthly meeting, where PCAT shares its current progress and future plans.

Zoom link: https://cmu.zoom.us/j/92488469816?pwd=UFBZZWhjMU01aDFDOWN5b1JJWCs5dz09

 

Visit PCAT's page on CCL Community for more information or to join our team. Questions: Contact co-leaders Brady Fergusson and Mike Roman

 

CCL Members on the Capitol Steps on CCL National Lobby Day, June 2019

Recent Events

 

 

Exercise Your Democracy - May 11, 2021

Representative Dean Phillips of Minnesota addresses the question: Why is it important for people to engage with their democracy on the climate emergency?  at the RPCV4EA National Launch Call

 

 

 

Kiribati Panel Discussion - May 23, 2021

This panel discussion about the Pacific Island nation of Kiribati followed a virtual screening of the films "Anote's Ark" and "Love Note to an Island" hosted by Citizens' Climate Lobby. Panelists are filmmaker Lulu DeBoer, who made "Love Note to an Island," and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who served in Kiribati, Brady Fergusson and Dr. Michael Roman.

About Citizens' Climate Lobby

Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL) is a US-based non-profit, grassroots organization with a strong international base that has local groups worldwide.

CCL trains citizens to advocate at all levels of government. They focus on advocacy for carbon emissions, specifically the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (EICDA - H.R. 2307).

 

Write Your Representative Today!

 

Citizens' Climate Lobby's easy-to-use "Write to Congress" tool allows you to send a personalized message, asking your members of Congress to support bipartisan legislation for climate action.

Priority Congressional Districts for Legislative Advocacy

PCAT has selected the following districts to target in the 117th Congress, based on encouraging bipartisan support of climate change legislation.

If you live in any of these districts, please email Brady Fergusson to get involved.

 

Congressional District

Member's Name (Last, First)

KY-06

Barr, Andy

OH-01

Chabot, Steven

PR-01

González-Colón, Jennifer

LA-06

Graves, Garret

AS-01

Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman

FL-04

Rutherford, John

IN

Braun, Mike

MS

Wicker, Roger

MS

Hyde-Smith, Cindy

LA

Cassidy, Bill

TX

Cornyn, Jo


PCAT members meeting with other RPCVs in Washington, DC

 

Our Mission

We use the power of the Peace Corps network to build political will for legislative action on climate change throughout the world.

 

Our Vision

The Peace Corps Action Team works with Citizens' Climate Lobby to influence public policy in support for climate change and connect the RPCV network with the CCL organization.

 

April 11, 2020
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Become a Member

Join the RPCVs for Environmental Action to stay connected and support Peace Corps community initiatives! 

1. First, you will choose your membership level with NPCA. Select Free (the minimum required), or include a donation level (optional).

2. Then, select which NPCA affiliate group(s) you would like to join, including ours (free).