Oil on Ice - Grassroots Action Toolkit

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Oil on Ice is the result of ordinary people realizing that action is necessary to protect our vital interests. In a democracy, it is our responsiblity to speak up if the system is not representing our concerns. Here are some fundamental tips and guides for any grassroots effort.

Look up your federal representatives

Write a Letter
Sample letter to your representative Energy Wildlife Wild Lands Community

Energy Wildlife Wild Lands Community

Letter, Fax, Phone, or Email?

Raise Hell at Public Meetings

Meeting with elected officials

Write a Powerful Letter

Host a House Party

Oil on Ice Poster
(Options: 8.5 x 11 and 11 x 8.5 )
One great way to get involved is to spread the word about Oil on Ice. What better way to do that than have a party?! Here is a poster you can use. Simply click on your choice above, save it to your computer, type in your details using Microsoft Word and print it out to invite others to watch Oil on Ice. Check OilonIce.org for new and update poster designs.

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

-Margaret Mead

Content for this section provided by:

  • Sierra Club
  • Vanguard Foundation

    Additional links:
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • FAIR's Media Activism Kit
  • more on OilonIce.org
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