Interested in local candidates’ positions on clean energy? Want to know how your vote and voice can help address climate change?

Tomorrow, join Sightline’s senior communications strategist, Anna Fahey, to discuss how clean energy and climate change figure into local elections in Thurston County, Washington. The forum will focus on how to communicate community concerns about these issues effectively with candidates and elected officials.


  • What: Voters Forum on Climate Change and Clean Energy
  • When: Thursday, October 8, 2015; 7:00 pm. The meeting is open to the public.
  • Where: Olympia School District’s Board Room, 113 Legion Way SE, Olympia (map)


  • Anna Fahey, Sightline’s senior communications strategist. Anna researches, synthesizes and distills best practices in messaging for regional leaders and community members. She will discuss the most effective ways of communicating about climate change and clean energy with candidates and elected officials.
  • Tom Crawford, board vice chair for TCAT. Tom led a recent survey of Thurston County residents on clean energy and climate change. He is also developing a county-wide clean energy program. Tom will discuss the program, and conversations about it so far with local elected officials.
  • A representative of the League of Women Voters of Thurston County will summarize candidates’ positions on clean energy. This will be based on responses to a question on local clean energy programs asked in their candidates’ forum this fall.


Thurston Climate Action TeamSouth Sound Sierra Club, and the League of Women Voters of Thurston County.

Questions? Contact Tom Crawford. Please feel free to spread the word to friends and family, either by sharing this article or through Facebook or Twitter.