Press Releases

April 23, 2020

For those of us who are lucky enough to be financially stable right now, this is an opportunity to redistribute our own wealth and assets to ensure that we all have enough to make it through this collective crisis.

100% of funds received by NEC via the #ShareMyCheck campaign will be redistributed through our Movement Support Fund, providing unrestricted rapid response grants to frontline groups who are providing the blueprint for what comes next.

March 19, 2020

Letter to Governors, Utility Regulators Also Calls for Distributed Clean Energy, Equitable Water Payment Systems

February 20, 2020

2020 New Economies Reporting Project Briefing - March 5, 2020

This briefing, with Francisco Perez of NEC member organization Center for Popular Economics, is part of our New Economies Reporting Project fellowship. It is open to all journalists, so please invite any who you think might be interested in this topic.

February 13, 2020

Today we are excited to share a new toolkit to support activists and organizers like YOU across the country.

December 6, 2019

New Economies Reporting Project Briefing #2 - December 5, 2019

The recent fires—and concomitant blackouts—in California have underscored the negative impacts of private power companies that are run for profit first, rather than the provision of safe, renewable energy. This briefing call, held under the auspices of the New Economies Reporting Project, will examine what it would take to return the ownership and control of power companies like PG&E back to state or city governments and/or democratically run cooperatives.

October 22, 2019

New Toolkit Released by NEC Rural Electric Cooperative Working Group


We shouldn’t take our power for granted.