WeatherizeDC is a program of The DC Project, a recently launched nonprofit that connects and empowers communities to secure a sustainable future shared by all. The program works with community leaders from across the city to ensure that the clean energy economy will direct economic opportunities to D.C. businesses and residents from communities of poverty... Keep reading
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The lead implementer of WeatherizeDC\'s community mobilization model and strategy, Sam brings a unique blend of community organizing experience and environmental advocacy to The DC Project. As a field organizer in the Obama for America Campaign, Sam built 6 neighborhood teams consisting of 20 neighborhood team leaders and over 600 active volunteers.
Sam has also organized around environmental issues with the Carbon Coalition, where he spearheaded a two-year, statewide grassroots effort in New Hampshire that brought Climate Change Resolutions to pass in 164 towns, established local energy committees in 90 towns, and leveraged an active volunteer network to engage presidential candidates across the state. Sam is a graduate of Bates College.