Civic Engagement and Elections

Clean Water Action harnesses grassroots power by engaging and mobilizing our members and endorsing clean water leaders in elections from the local to national level.

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Don't Let Texas Make Voting Even Harder

The ability to participate in free and open elections is a cornerstone of democratic government. States should focus on protecting the freedom to vote, not placing additional barriers to voting.

Recent Actions

Take Action to Protect Our Democracy!

We can’t protect our health or environment or tackle the climate crisis without a democracy that works for all of us.

Take Action: NJ's Green Amendment

New Jersey legislators have proposed a constitutional Green Amendment that will recognize and protect the rights of all the people of the state, including future generations, to pure water, clean air, a stable climate and healthy environments.

Tell Congress: We Must Invest In Our Future NOW

We need the U.S. Congress to act now to fund programs to tackle the climate crisis, build the clean energy future, protect our water, and address environmental injustice.

Civic Engagement and Elections Blog Posts

National-50-stories-Interview with Andrew Fellows
August 17, 2022

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we are lifting up voices and stories in the Clean Water movement through #CleanWater50Stories. Our story is the story of everyday people who have used their power to make a difference to create a healthier and greener future for all. 

RI-Sofia Yee-Wadsworth-canvassing image with cat
July 21, 2022

It's a very uplifting and heartening experience to walk away from a house and know that someone cares and is working with us to make our world a better place. Even better, these conversations then turn into real political pressure on elected officials that changes public policy for the better. 

Your Vote. Your Voice.
July 19, 2022

Good news! Voting in Rhode Island just got a lot easier thanks to the grassroots efforts of the Let RI Vote coalition which Clean Water Action is a part of.