Organizations that advocate for pro-environment legislation and environmental justice

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Chispa

 

Chispa, meaning “spark” in Spanish, works to ensure that Maryland Latino families and community leaders are a powerful voice for protecting our air, land, water, public health, and future. Chispa Maryland works with Latino families, community groups, faith-based organizations, and elected officials to identify and address unique environmental issues facing Latino communities in Maryland.  

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Citizen's Climate Lobby

CCL empowers everyday people to work together on climate change solutions.  Supporters are organized in more than 400 local chapters across the United States. Together we’re building support in Congress for a national bipartisan solution to climate change.

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Indivisible HoCo Climate Action Team

The Environmental Action Team serves as community organizers, holding town halls and sending out action items pertaining to efforts to destroy environmental regulations.  We bridge the gap between organizations who are doing the work every day for a safer environment and Howard County citizens, and inform those citizens about marches, hearings, and legislation.

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League of Women Voters of Maryland

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.  The LWV promotes strong pro-environment positions.

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Maryland League of Conservation Voters

The Maryland LCV advocates in the halls of the State House in Annapolis.  Working with our colleagues in the environmental community we push for sound conservation laws and we work to educate and mobilize the public to lobby for sound conservation policies and funding.

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Patuxent Riverkeeper

Our Mission: To conserve, protect and replenish Maryland’s longest and deepest intrastate waterway.  Through strategic advocacy, restoration and education, our goal is long-term sustainability for the ecosystem of the entire Patuxent River basin and the people who rely on its future.