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Past Event: Green Your Town Meeting

On Thursday, April 6th, the 350MA Metrowest Nodes offers a Go Local Greening Night. Learn how to use municipal rights to promote climate justice. And learn how you can
help survey how your town is “green”.

Residents of every town have well established rights to create local climate justice

How much power do we have in our town halls to make change?
How “green” is our town?
What steps can we take to make it greener?
How do we prioritize those steps?

The answers to these questions and more at 350 MA MetroWest Node Go Local Greening Night on April 6th, 7 to 9:30pm, Peace Lutheran Church, on 107 Concord Road
(route 126), Wayland.

Terra Friedrichs, former Selectman from Acton, will present what she has learned about home rule state, municipal rights and how townspeople use them to stop new pipelines,
control unnecessary/destructive construction, limiting/banning the use of plastics, herbicides and even pesticides.
David Ward, a sustainability engineer will discuss how towns can become greener. He will present the 350MA-MetroWest Node’s Handy Municipal Assessment Tool that you can
use as a survey to see if your town is meeting appropriate green metrics toward a greener and socially just future.

Help each other assess all towns in our region. We will break up into groups of people in nearby towns and do a preliminary assessment of our towns, make plans to work with
town officials to complete the survey, and urge them to go further. Over time, you can track your town then see how it compares to other towns.

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