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Youth leaders and activists converge on Chicago to condemn DNC fossil fuel flip-flop

CHICAGO — In response to the DNC’s recent decision to reverse a ban on contributions from fossil fuel corporate PACs, youth leaders and activists are gathering today in Chicago to deliver over 100,000 petition signatures and a letter signed by over 20 groups condemning the move. In June of this year, the DNC unanimously voted to […]

Pushing Ben Jealous Forward

Pushing Ben Jealous Forward

As the federal government reverses American environmental progress, Friends of the Earth Action is focusing its attention on progressive candidates who can bring about real climate action. Ben Jealous is one of those candidates. In September 2017, Friends of the Earth Action endorsed former NAACP president Ben Jealous for governor of Maryland. His background lobbying for social […]

Friends of the Earth Action Congratulates Ben Jealous on Primary Victory

Friends of the Earth Action Congratulates Ben Jealous on Primary Victory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This evening Ben Jealous won the primary to be the Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland. Friends of the Earth Action endorsed Jealous because of his lifelong commitment to the environment. In the run-up to the primary election, the organization spent six figures and engaged over 10,000 Marylanders to help support his […]

Friends of the Earth Action airs TV ads in support of Ben Jealous

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new television ad in support of Ben Jealous for Maryland governor is airing this week, sponsored by Friends of the Earth Action. “Ben Jealous will lead Maryland to a clean energy future as its next governor,” said Erich Pica, President of Friends of the Earth Action. “Ben has spent his life […]