Organizations that advocate for pro-environment legislation and environmental justice


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.  

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.

HoCo Climate Action

The mission of HoCo Climate Action is to inspire and engage the people of Howard County, Maryland, to take action to address the climate crisis.

Indivisible HoCo Environmental 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.

League of Women Voters of Maryland

One of the top three 2020 priorities for the Maryland League of Women Voters is protecting the environment

Maryland Leage 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.

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.  

Besides working for clean water in the Patuxent, Riverkeeper investigates complaints and advocates for people who suffer the consequences of years of neglect and pollution.

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