Join the movement to quit coal

Across America, people are living in the shadow of the coal industry.

We have created Quit Coal Community Forums as a tool to help you organize in your community to fight coal and demand clean energy.

Once you’ve joined an existing Community Forum, you can connect with others who are interested in the same issues, learn more, and post news and resources.



Your story can educate a person, inspire others, spread a great idea, or help you connect with someone else standing up to the coal industry.

Your story is more powerful than you think and we want to hear it.

This event has brought an awareness to our high school community. I chose to take action with the students across the nation, because with large numbers, it is a more efficient way to get our message out. I was pleased to see how many students at my school wanted to help fight for a better future. I went to the Environmental Science classes, as well as other classrooms to promote this event. This protest has helped me develop my leadership skills, and also how great it feels to fight for what is right.We gathered together during our lunch time, and protested around the entire block. We marched through our school for the grand finale, and really stirred up the student body. Many people joined our cause as we marched, and began to develop ideas of their own of why we need change in our environment. We also gave other students the chance to acknowledge this problem we are currently having with the depletion of fossil fuels, pollution and global warming. My teacher was so pleased to...

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