Privacy Policy

1.0 Policy

At The Climate Mobilization (“TCM”), we dedicate ourselves to restoring a safe climate and the protection of the personal information of our supporters, members, donors, and website visitors (“you”).

2.0 Information We Collect and Why

2.1 Non-Personal Information

Like most websites, we collect information that cannot specifically identify you. This non-identifiable information includes your internet service provider, IP address, the browser and type of machine you are using, the website that referred you to us, pages you request and the date and time you request them.

We use Google Analytics to gather this non-personal information. Generally, we use this information only in the aggregate to understand how visitors navigate through our website and improve user experience. For more information on Google Analytics, please review this link: google.com/policies/privacy/partners.

TCM also places “cookies,” or small files, in the browser files of your computer. We use cookies to save the information you give us so that you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit our website. This process allows us to personalize the website to your taste and provide the best web experience possible to our visitors.

2.2 Personal Information

The only time we collect personal information, or information that can identify you, is when you voluntarily provide that information, such as when you sign up for updates or register to participate in projects or campaigns. This information includes your name, email address, phone number, address, zip code, and credit card information. We will use the information you provided for the purpose you provided it, and we will add you to our mailing list.

As part of our mailing list, you will receive updates on other TCM campaigns or activities. You will also receive information about campaigns or activities of local affiliates, including Climate Mobilization Project (“CMP,” our affiliated 501(c)(3)), or other trusted TCM allies in some instances —such as if our allies are organizing events that further TCM’s mission in your local area. To improve your engagement with our network, we track whether users open the emails we send and click the links within those emails. You can opt-out of these communications at any time using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email we send.

3.0 How We Store Information

Information collected under this policy may be stored by TCM or in databases owned and maintained by our affiliates, agents, or service providers. We currently store our emailing list on the Gmail platform. TCM also uses  EveryAction as our contact management system. For more information on EveryAction, please review this link: ngpvan.com/content/privacy-policy.

4.0 Processing of Credit Card Information

If you choose to donate to TCM, your credit card information will be processed through our secure online payment system, using a third-party payment processor. If you decide to make that donation recurring, our third-party payment processor will store your information. Our payment processors use industry-accepted data collection and encryption methodologies to ensure the your sensitive payment information is secure. Payment information entered on our website is not stored or seen by TCM.

5.0 Sharing Information

5.1 Basic Contact Information

We retain the right to share your name and email address with trusted organizations that share our mission. These organizations include CMP and partner organizations working in your area. We will not share your information with any individual or organization not dedicated to the success of TCM.

5.2 Location Information

We will not share the information you’ve given us on action or event signup pages with unaffiliated groups or individuals without your explicit permission.We treat your name, city, state, and comments as public
information for
 the Pledge to Mobilize, petitions, letters to the editor, and other similar items you have signed or completed. We will not make your street address publicly available, however we will transmit it to campaign targets (e.g., your elected representatives) specifically noted on the action page.

5.3 Information Related to Donations

TCM does not rent, share, sell, or trade any information related to online or offline donations with any second or third party except CMP.

5.4 Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties

TCM uses volunteers or hires other companies to perform certain functions (e.g., mailing information, maintaining databases, and processing payments). In doing so, we protect your information by only sharing what is necessary for the third party to complete its work.

5.5 Legal Requirements

We will disclose your information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a legal obligation, protect and defend the rights or property of TCM, act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of website visitors or the public, or protect against legal liability.

6.0 External Websites

6.1 Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links to other websites not operated or controlled by TCM, called third-party sites. The policies described here do not apply to third-party sites. Links from our website to third-party sites do not imply that TCM endorses or has reviewed those sites. Please contact those sites directly for information on their privacy policies.

6.2 Social Media

Through our website, you can choose to access certain social media websites and services owned and controlled by third parties (e.g., Facebook and Twitter). When you do so, you risk sharing your information, including personal information, with those social media services. The privacy policies and terms of service of those social media websites, not our privacy policies, will govern how your information is stored and shared. Please contact those social media services directly for information on their privacy policies.

7.0 Miscellaneous Terms

7.1 Updating the Privacy Policy

TCM reserves the right to change this policy anytime and from time to time without prior notice as necessary to support the movement. We will endeavor to include a link wherever we ask for personal information. Please review this policy periodically, especially before you provide any personal information. This policy was last updated on the date indicated above. Your continued use of the website following changes to this policy indicates your agreement with its new terms.

7.2 Exclusions

This policy only applies to information collected by TCM through our website. The policy does not apply to any unsolicited information provided to TCM through the website or any other means. This unsolicited information includes, but is not limited to, information posted to any public areas of the website or affiliated sites. We will treat all such information as public.

Kristen Cashmore

Senior Director
Kristen brings more than 25 years of social justice advocacy to Climate Mobilization. Her previous positions at human rights, public health, environmental justice, and clean energy organizations inform her work with the variety of stakeholders she is engaging with to bring an accelerated response to the climate emergency. Kristen earned a BA in Peace and Conflict Studies from UC Berkeley, where she was a teaching assistant in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management.

Malik Russell

Communications Director

Malik leads Climate Mobilization’s press and communications strategy. He formerly served as Communications Director for the NAACP. He is a journalist, author, community-based educator, and former lecturer in the Department of Strategic Communications at Morgan State University. The former editor of the Washington Afro-American newspaper, he has worked as a journalist in the Black Press for over two decades.He has a BA in American history from Brandeis University and earned a Master of Public Administration degree from Baruch College in New York, where he was selected as a National Urban Fellow.

Suha Dabbouseh

National Organizer

National Organizer Suha Dabbouseh leads national strategy for The Climate Mobilization. They are originally from Chicago but have lived, organized and rebel-roused in seven states and 11 cities. Suha received their law degree from CUNY-School of Law where they focused on social justice lawyering representing detainees at Guantanamo Bay. While practicing law, Suha had worked to advocate on behalf of domestic violence survivors, transgender clients and fighting employment discrimination. Their passion is building people power and organizing to dismantle structural inequities.

Matt Renner

Executive Director of The Climate Mobilization

Matt has worked as a nonprofit executive in clean energy, climate policy, and journalism for over a decade, focusing on the near-term social and economic impacts of climate change. He leads organizational expansion and works closely with the communications and organizing teams. Matt earned a BA in political science from UC Berkeley, where he was deeply inspired by the work of Professor George Lakoff.

Mariyah Jahangiri

Climate Mobilization Network Contractor

Mariyah leads Climate Mobilization Network’s recruitment, coordination, and organizing support. She has organized across movements and is passionate about addressing white supremacy in the mainstream climate movement and building capacity for youth-led, BIPOC-led intersectional climate movements. She has been inspired by her experiences organizing to defund the police in Boston, supporting mutual aid and food sovereignty projects in Iowa, Atlanta, and Puerto Rico, and working on a Make Big Polluters Pay campaign. Mariyah worked as an organizer with the Bernie Sanders 2020 campaign and Planned Parenthood PAC. She graduated from Grinnell College with a Sociology degree.

Rebecca Harris

Organizing Director

Rebecca leads Climate Mobilization organizing efforts. Along with a history of social movement organizing, Rebecca he has worked as a journalist covering equity in Chicago public schools. Most recently, Rebecca worked as Development and Communications Manager at Latino Union of Chicago, an immigrants’ and workers’ rights organization. She is a 2017 graduate of the Reframe Mentorship in strategic communications and a 2019 participant in the Anne Braden Organizer Training Program.

Marina Mails

Operations and Community Manager
Marina manages operations and volunteers for both The Climate Mobilization and Climate Mobilization Project. She brings broad experience working in non-profit organizations, health care settings, and running her own private counseling practice. Before joining Climate Mobilization, Marina maintained a practice focusing exclusively on climate-related emotional coping, helping people make bold choices for lifestyle and professional change in response to the Climate Emergency. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science and Spanish from Wake Forest University and a Masters in Counseling from UNC Greensboro.

Meghann Beer

Growth Strategy Manager
As our growth strategy manager Meghann brings more than 20 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience to The Climate Mobilization. For over a decade Meghann has worked as a nonprofit consultant helping organizations expand their capacity, secure revenue, develop successful strategies, and effectively evaluate their programs enabling them to create greater positive change in the world. She has also worked as an executive director, designed and facilitated international service learning experiences, and taught university courses in fundraising and nonprofit management. Meghann earned a MPA in Nonprofit Management and Comparative and International Affairs from The School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University, in Bloomington, IN and a BA in Art History and American Studies from Tufts University in Boston, MA.

Cris Lagunas

Strategy Director

Cris is helping to grow the Climate Emergency Movement by supporting creative campaigns and extending the reach of the movement’s message. Cris is a co-founder of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance, an organization dedicated to using direct action tactics to expose, challenge and dismantle the immigration detention system.Cris got his start in organizing when he was 15 years old, getting involved in a local group of fellow undocumented youth.

Zack Burley

Policy Associate

Zack provides policy support for the Climate Mobilization team, and brings a versatile set of policy skills and experiences in labor organizing, journalism, legislative politics, and legal practice to the climate emergency movement. Zack earned a JD from Denver University Sturm College of Law, is a founding organizer of the Political Workers Guild of Colorado, and formerly served as a legislative aide in the Colorado General Assembly.

AriDy Nox

Organizational Development and Engagement Manager
AriDy brings creativity, enthusiasm and a tremendous capacity for organization to her/their role, assisting the executive director with travel, communication and fundraising. AriDy Nox is a multi-disciplinary black femme storyteller and social activist. They have served as a national representative for The Young Women of Color Leadership Council, the Millennials of Color Leadership Bureau, and held writing positions with Advocates for Youth and RH Reality Check. She has worked as an administrative and executive assistant for a myriad of organizations including the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at Tisch School of the Performing Arts at NYU, the Youth Engagement Fund and the Community Resource Exchange.