§ Engagement in Hudson’s Master Plan process(50 years since last one) to includeparticipation in public meetings (being a voicefor sustainability solutions), conversationswith key committee members, and a letter tothe editor supporting sustainability solutions.§ Explored engaging in the planning process ofan apartment complex in Hudson§ Held Earth Day DVD and Dialogue event
§ Influenced our muni-utility provider, HLP, to add aninitial green power option on the customer bill.§ In March ‘07, HLP partnered with NE Wind Fund tooffer a green-power option to customers. Sincethat time, HPL has increased its efforts to supportand promote energy efficiency (e.g., increasedrebates, the Green Corner, etc.)§ Held several educational events to includepresentations, workshops, and documentaries onclimate change and energy throughout ‘06-’09.Reached at least 1,000 people.§ Donated three energy-saving kits to the HudsonPublic Library that included the “Low Carbon Diet”workbook, the book, “101 Energy Saving Tips,” and aKill a Watt device.
§ On-going community education &outreach.§ Partnering with HPL.§ Maintaining an active relationship with Jenand Green Marlborough.
§ Maintain programming even if only acouple events a year. Don’t stop and try torestart—difficult to regain momentum.§ Give more attention to reaching out to andnetworking with neighboring groups.
§ Members invited to participate in theBrayton Point action, July 28, as part ofSummer Heat.§ Exploring the possibility of a SolarizeHudson Initiative (HIS).
§ Bring a leading author on consciouscapitalism or responsible business (e.g.,Stuart Hall, author of Capitalism at theCrossroads) to our area for a public event.§ Hold a sustainability film festival.