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350Vermont Launches Mother Up! Parents Exchange for Change

A message from one of our time trade members:

For many parents, our days are filled with putting food on the table, wrestling limbs into snow gear and checking in on school work. Often our busy lives prevent us from taking a leading role on the larger issues at play in the world in which we are raising our children - racism, climate change, gross economic inequality.  

Many parents share a profound sense of despair in the face of climate change and other big issues, yet feel powerless to act. Time Trader Abby Mnookin is working from Brattleboro with 350Vermont as part of a new team project: “Mother Up! Parents Exchange for Change." This team believes parents are powerful voices in fighting for the health and safety of our children's future!

The first step is to connect with parents (mothers and dads too) to learn more about how activism could be a part of our lives. How do you grapple with the grief of our modern times and the overwhelming problems? How can we become changemakers, despite the daily grind?

The preliminarily survey takes approximately 30 minutes, and can be done in person or over the phone (time credit hours available for participation). If this project interests you, please contact Abby at abby@350vt.org


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