Oregon Capitol in springtime
Join Us for Building Resilience Lobby Day on April 20th

We don’t have to tell you the climate crisis has arrived in Oregon. The summer heat has turned so extreme it’s deadly; wildfire smoke covers parts of our state for weeks at a time, filling our lungs. 

Right now, too many of our homes and places we gather put us at risk from the harms of climate change, and the way we heat and cook with fossil fuels is making things worse, especially for lower-income and frontline communities. This year we have a chance at a better future!

Register Here for a Day of Action for Building Resilience

One of the most impactful things you can do to protect people you care about from the climate crisis is to meet your legislators face-to-face and demand progress. Join us for a lobby day in Salem to tell your lawmakers why we need healthy, affordable, resilient homes and buildings now! 

Building Resilience Lobby Day (Register Now

Where: Salem

When: Thursday, April 20th from 9 am - 4 pm. 

Energy-efficient homes and buildings are safer, healthier, and cheaper to run. They help protect people from extreme heat, air pollution, and other climate harms, while reducing energy waste and reducing climate pollution. With your help, we can make sure lawmakers understand these and other important benefits of the Resilient, Efficient Buildings policy package.

Meeting at the Family YMCA of Marion and Polk Counties, we will meet with our legislative champions and then head to the Capitol to meet with your own Representative and Senator. Join us to talk to your lawmakers about why you want to see the Resilient, Efficient Buildings package pass right away! 

Register here by April 17th, 2023. Many more details to come about activities, food, and everything else you need to know. All you need is a clear schedule on April 20th and a passion for climate action. The Building Resilience campaign will help with everything else!

Look forward to seeing you in Salem!

Author Bio

Meredith Connolly

Oregon Director, Climate Solutions

Meredith brings over a decade of climate policy experience to her work accelerating Oregon’s transition to a clean energy economy. She advocates for innovative and equitable policy solutions to reduce pollution and create clean energy jobs across the state. Currently, Meredith leads a team diligently working to electrify everything from cars, trucks, and buses to homes and buildings, and power it all with 100% clean electricity.

Prior to joining Climate Solutions, Meredith was a Climate and Energy Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council. At NRDC, she advanced renewable energy policies in the U.S. and internationally. She also implemented programs to protect public health and improve climate resilience to heat waves and air pollution in India’s growing cities. Before NRDC, Meredith practiced law in the private sector.

Meredith is a member of the Oregon and California State Bar Associations. She holds a JD from Boston College Law School and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and French from Santa Clara University. In her free time, Meredith enjoys exploring her incredible home state of Oregon with her family and rooting too loudly for the Portland Thorns and Timbers.