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.

My name is Danielle and since I was a little kid I have always felt an overwhelming need to make a difference in the world. I have always had a deep compassion and and caring heart for those around me. Even when I was a little girl, I would give away my old toys to children at homeless shelters. I figured, I don\'t need them, and if they could bring some other kid happiness, I was willing to give them up. Now, I am a teenager and I am really starting to see the major problems in the world. Problems greater than not having a dolly to sleep with at night. Problems like coal. My whole life, I have lived in Commerce City, Colorado. Commerce City happens to be the home to a monster called the Cherokee Coal Plant. I can literally see this plant while simply sitting in my front yard. I see all of the polluted, mercury, arsenic filled emissions of Cherokee rising into the sad grey sky above. It makes me sad to see that the place I have lived my whole life, my very own home is being...

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