Wednesday, March 15, 2023

350 Mass Greater Franklin Node: Meeting, Thursday March 16; and Other Activities

This email is a notice about the Zoom meeting of the 350 Mass Greater Franklin Node, Thursday, March 16, 7:00 pm. 

We also are highlighting important activities taking place this month that we hope you can join. 


Zoom MeetingGreater Franklin Node, Thursday, March 16, 7:00 pm. Our regular meetings are held the first and third Thursdays of each month. We will update 350 Mass' campaigns for 2023-24, review developments in climate and energy policy, and discuss advocacy opportunities in our Node's region.

Zoom link: Thursday, March 16, 7:00 pm.

Meeting ID: 889 2460 7755

Passcode: 350ma

Dial-in +1 646 876 9923


350 Mass Greater Franklin Node
350 Mass Greater Franklin Node


National Day of Action to Discredit Bad Banks. Tuesday, March 21 (3.21.23):  Activists nationwide are urging customers to move their money away from the "Big Bad Banks" that do most of the lending to fossil fuel corporations. Join 350 Mass' direct action wing Climate Courage for a noon visit to Chase Bank downtown, attack a giant credit card with a chainsaw to the music of a brass band, and inform the public about how banks are funding the climate crisis. Then, march to the nearby Bank of America. Sign up here.  For more information and a list of other activities in Greater Boston on that day, see the national website

Special Greater Franklin Node Meeting (Zoom), Thursday, March 30, 7:00 PM. Hold that date for a presentation and discussion led by Ingrid Geis, 350 Mass member and chair of our Stop and Steer the Money Working Group. The goal is to challenge and disrupt the financial underpinnings of the fossil fuel industry, notably from banks and insurance companies. We need to keep up the protests following the National Day of Action on 3.21.23. Ingrid will discuss how to identify which banks are "dirty" and which are not, what we can do as individual consumers, and examples of actions by groups of citizens.  Whether you've attended our meetings or not, this is a good opportunity to learn about 350 Mass in general and this important initiative in particular. Please save the date. We will send out the Zoom link later this month.


To learn about actions and events like these, subscribe to the 350 Mass email newsletter. Also, see the Calendar of Upcoming Events on our website.


If you have items for this week's agenda or other comments and questions, contact and/or


Thank you. We will send a reminder on Thursday.

Node Co-coordinators,
Carolyn Barthel
Ralph Halpern

Ralph Halpern
781-784-3839 (h)


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