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Sarah Shanley Hope of the Solutions Project on stage at TEDxMidAtlantic, Oct 22, 2017

Sarah Shanley Hope’s commitment to making a seat at the table for everyone is part of what makes her shine.  “Each of us has a role to play in bringing about a better world,” she says. “A better world is each us of having a place.” Her ability to see and bring out the best in others has turned into[…]

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California Senator Kevin de León introduces 100% clean energy bill to state Senate

Kevin de León has promised to lead the resistance to President Trump. A new bill could make good on that promise. The California Senate leader has introduced legislation that would require the Golden State to get 100% of its electricity from climate-friendly energy sources by 2045. That’s a big step up from the state’s current[…]

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2017 cohort of PLACES fellows (partial)

The Solutions Project is pleased to announce Tyler Nickerson, the organization’s director of investments and state strategy, has been accepted into the prestigious 2017 PLACES Fellowship program. An initiative of the Funders’ Network, PLACES stands for Professionals Learning About Community, Equity and Smart Growth. Tyler joined the Solutions Project in 2015 and helped to launch[…]

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Josh Smith, Buffalo ONE100

Even in long dark days of winter, there are bright lights showing the path towards clean, renewable energy for everyone. Last December Boone, North Carolina and Traverse City, Michigan both passed resolutions to go 100% renewable. And as a result of powerful protest at Standing Rock, construction of the dirty and disastrous North Dakota Access Pipeline was halted[…]

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Water protectors holding signs saying "Water Is Life" at Standing Rock; Credit: Camille Seaman

For months, thousands of people have journeyed to Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota to peacefully protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. To celebrate the history and hope of these water protectors, the 100% campaign went to Standing Rock to capture their stories in this video series. “We can live without the oil[…]

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A water protector holds up a bundle of sage in prayerful resistance on the frontlines of the Dakota Access Pipeline fight - Credit: Camille Seaman

      A dynamic gallery of photos from Standing Rock taken by Camille Seaman – capturing the faces, history, and hope of the water protectors on the frontlines of the #NoDAPL fight. These beautiful and powerful photos range from documenting a visit by Mark Ruffalo and Reverend Jesse Jackson during the delivery of a[…]

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Pat Brown and her daughter Sarah in front of their solar-powered home in San Bernardino, California

The 100% campaign went to San Bernardino, California to celebrate an incredible mom who went solar to create a better life for herself and her daughter. As soon as we heard Pat Brown’s story, we knew she had to be celebrated. Pat is a shining example of what it means to inspire others 100%. As[…]

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Lorna Hill in front of crowd and media at her ONE100 billboard in Buffalo, New York

In times when our realities and responsibilities feel heavy, Lorna C. Hill has the best advice to give: “We don’t have a single problem that we can’t solve.” Nicknamed “The First Lady of Buffalo theatre,” Lorna is the founder and artistic director of Ujima Company, Inc and has been transforming the city of Buffalo, New York through[…]

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Aweso, ONE100 Buffalo

  The 100% campaign went to Buffalo, New York to surprise five people who are making a difference and then some — they are transforming a city. Watch us surprise Lorna, Paul, Khadijah, Aweso, and Josh and celebrate all the ways they give and live their 100%. Perhaps an unlikely trailblazer, Buffalo, New York is[…]

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Aweso at ONE100 billboard reveal

Buffalo, New York is pioneering the transition to 100% clean energy for 100% of people. Across the city, leaders in business, in culture, in community organizations, and in their own neighborhoods are proving that 100% for 100% is not only possible, but happening. We’re celebrating them. We’re getting started with billboards across the city that[…]

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I’m ready to give my 100% to make a 100% clean energy future a reality.