Solar Video Contest and Lobby Day
- To help get the word out about Texas' solar power potential, Environment
Texas is hosting a video contest on the subject of solar power in Texas.
We want you to create your most persuasive video about why we need more
solar power in Texas. What's your vision for solar in our state? We'll use
the winning videos to help ecision-makers imagine a better energy future.
Your video will be a critical part of an effort to educate city councils,
the Texas Legislature, and lawmakers in the state.
The winner will receive a $2000 prize, and will be featured on our Web
site. The first runner up will receive $500 and a free membership to
Environment Texas. The second runner up will receive an Environment Texas
Learn more here:
Environment Texas is also co-sponsoring a Lobby day and environmental
conference in Austin next week.
As the 81st Session of the Texas State Legislature begins, we have a great
opportunity to promote our legislative agenda. Together with the Alliance
for Clean Texas, we are rganizing a day of advocacy and lobbying in our
state capitol. Will you join us?
WHO: Environment Texas and our partners in the Alliance for a Clean Texas
WHAT: Lobby Day & Environmental Conference
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 17, 5-9 PM and Wednesday, Feb. 18, 8 AM - Noon
WHERE: Lobby Training on Feb. 17 is at University Presbyterian Church, 2203
San Antonio St, Austin, TX 78705. Lobby Day on Feb. 18 is at the Texas State
At the Lobby Training on Tuesday, Feb. 17 from 5-9 PM, you'll get to meet
environmental activists form across the state, learn about key legislation
introduced in the current egislative session with our policy experts, and
practice lobby meetings with experienced organizers.
On Wednesday Feb. 18, we will have meetings set up with your elected
representatives, and you will be joined at the meetings with our advocates
and policy experts. Also on Wednesday, all participants are encouraged to
attend our keynote speech by environmental activist and nationally
recognized speaker Van Jones.
Space is limited so reserve your spot today!
Environment Texas Director
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