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How to Make a Difference Now and After You Graduate — The Ultimate Toolbox for Change Beyond Campus

Dec 14, 2016 Comments Off on How to Make a Difference Now and After You Graduate — The Ultimate Toolbox for Change Beyond Campus admin

I get asked frequently by students when speaking on campuses around the country how to make a difference after graduation. After being elected at age 22 as the youngest public official …

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In Dawn’s Early Light

Nov 10, 2016 No Comments ›› admin

Dear friends, Last evening, I watched the election returns late into the night with a hundred Freiburg University students and fellow teaching staff, and felt the immensity of the results. …

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Dec 12, 2015 No Comments ›› admin

  Dispatch from Paris: Final Hours for U.N. Climate Talks  In this dispatch: Negotiations near close History in the making Change starts at home The new tide “The greatest climate …

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Five Years of Climate Protection in Tompkins County

Nov 11, 2013 No Comments ›› admin

The original version of this article appeared in the Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative‘s October-November newsletter    Five Years of Climate Protection in Tompkins County by Dominic Frongillo, Founding Member of the …

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Forward to Freiburg

Jul 29, 2013 1 Comment ›› admin

Dear friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues, After eight years of service to my hometown of Caroline, New York, this weekend I announced that I will step down from the Town Council …

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Frongillo on Fracking

Dec 15, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Frongillo on Fracking: Statement on Vote to Ban Gas Drilling September 11, 2012   I grew up here in Caroline. I’ve lived here all my life.  As child, I walked …

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Protecting New Yorkers

Jul 8, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Deputy Supervisor Frongillo leads statewide movement of elected officials to protect New Yorkers On Monday, June 4, more than 280 local elected officials from 34 counties across New York State called …

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Statement to ICLEI 2012 World Congress

Jun 17, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Plenary Statement to ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability World Congress  Belo Horizonte, Brazil June 17, 2012 Distinguished colleagues,  my name is Dominic Frongillo, from Caroline, New York, in the United States. …

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Dispatch from U.N. Climate Talks in South Africa

Dec 10, 2011 No Comments ›› Dominic Frongillo

Deputy Supervisor Frongillo represents the Town of Caroline at U.N. climate talks Dispatch from South Africa climate negotiations Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am writing from a village in rural Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. It’s …

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Bound for South Africa

Dec 5, 2011 No Comments ›› Dominic Frongillo

Dear Friends, I am writing on the eve of traveling to the United Nations negotiations in Durban, South Africa. Why I’m Going Like everywhere on the planet, here in upstate New York …

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