Author Archives: Lizzy

Introducing myself – New Era’s new Executive Director

Hey everybody, Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d say: This week, I started my new job as New Era’s Executive Director! Now that it’s official, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself and share some thoughts on … Continue reading

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New Era’s Next Executive Director

Friends: We have some big news to share… When we started New Era 10 years ago, I never expected that we’d grow this quickly, to have the impact we’re having now. We’ve engaged more than a million young people face-to-face, … Continue reading

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Welcome spring 2016 interns!

Who are these people? And why are they pointing at the ceiling? A few short weeks ago, we said a big ‘ol “WELCOME, EVERYBODY!” to our biggest internship class ever. We couldn’t be more excited to work with this crew all spring. … Continue reading

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A big announcement

Friends, In the summer of 2006, I stepped on stage and took the mic at Club Vinyl. I welcomed a big crowd of people who probably weren’t quite sure why they were spending their afternoon at a Denver nightclub. Senate … Continue reading

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Update: Boulder utility progress

It’s been a year since you ignited our Campaign for Local Power and put us on the path to defeat Xcel Energy 2:1. Since, Boulder’s taken some big steps towards forming our own local electric utility, and we thought you’d … Continue reading

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Big news!

Big news–on Saturday, New Organizing Institute announced that we won their “Most Valuable Campaign of 2013” award! To say that we’re excited and grateful would be an enormous understatement. We just wanted to say THANK YOU to all of you. … Continue reading

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Are you our next intern?

Are you one of our future interns? We sure hope so. Click here to scope out the program and get your hands on an application! We’re now accepting applications for our 2014 spring internship programs in Denver & Boulder! You, … Continue reading

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Support us on Colorado Gives Day!

Tomorrow is Colorado Gives Day, a statewide, 24-hour blitz to support Colorado nonprofits. We are writing today to ask for your support, because you of all people know what we can do if we head full-force into 2014. Click here … Continue reading

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Make 310 our lucky number.

Last week’s victory in Boulder was the result of a transformative grassroots campaign made possible by literally thousands of individual people. We wanted to share a video recap of it all with you—and to ask that you commit to sticking … Continue reading

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We won.

We won. Tonight, we stood up. We stood up and said NO to corporate control of our energy future. But more importantly, we said yes to something so much bigger: people. Yes, this was a campaign about energy. About our … Continue reading

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