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Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, November 15th

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, November 15th

Friday, November 15th Southwest co-op hosts media event spotlighting “Green Homes, Good Jobs” Campaign Thursday afternoon Citizen Action of Wisconsin’s Southwest Co-op hosted its first major media event to highlight the “Green Homes, Good Jobs” campaign. 100 home owners have already signed up to receive home energy efficient upgrades such as solar panels, new insulation, and new heating/cooling systems. This campaign is designed to not only fight climate change but also save homeowners’ money and create good union jobs right here in Wisconsin. You can read about this media event right here and here. If you are interested in upgrading your own home you can get more information about the program here. City of Milwaukee/Milwaukee County Climate Task force holds first meeting Monday This Monday afternoon the first meeting of the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County Joint Task Force on climate change and economic equity was held. Members of…

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