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Collecting signatures to fight climate change

On Thursday, August 14th, OFA volunteers all over the country took part in a national day of action to fight climate change, collecting 1,789 signatures in support of the President's plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants 30% by 2030.

Check out some photos and stories from the field.

Oakland, CaliforniaOFA-CA supporters collected signatures, talked about how carbon pollution affects our daily lives, and rallied the crowd near City Hall. Solange Gould of the Center for Climate Change and Health spoke about the impact on the health of our children and our communities.

New York, New YorkIn Union Square and Washington Square parks, volunteers gathered signatures in support of the President's proposed Clean Power Plan.

Dayton, OhioOFA-OH supporters had a great day collecting signatures in downtown Dayton.

St. Louis, MissouriOFA supporters in St. Louis gathered in the eclectic Delmar Loop to spread the word and collect local residents' signatures in support of aggressive action to limit carbon pollution.

Southern ArizonaSupporters held multiple events to talk to citizens all over southern Arizona—at a post office in Tubac, a library in Tucson, and a local community college campus in Nogales.

See more tweets and photos in the slideshow:

The work OFA climate volunteers did shows that a group of motivated, organized individuals can come together to make a real impact in a national campaign for change.

If you haven't signed the petition to support President Obama's Clean Power Plan already, the deadline is coming up. Make sure your name is on it.

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