Photo of Rochester community members rallying for 100% clean energy at City Hall. Photo credit: staff
Photo credit: staff. Rochester community members rally for 100% clean energy at City Hall


The Rochester Area Sierra Club is working for a just, equitable, and fast transition to 100% renewable energy in Southeast Minnesota.

What We Do

The Rochester Leadership Team… 

  • Provides input on Sierra Club’s campaign goals; 

  • Develops and supports organizing strategies and tactics through working groups; 

  • Engages the Rochester community through outreach, communications, mobilization, and leadership development; 

  • And builds relationships with partner organizations, community leaders and new volunteers to advance shared vision and goals.

Get Involved 

The Rochester Leadership Team meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30pm. Meetings are held virtually (for now) and typically 1.5 hours. Team members meet to build relationships, share updates, plan and get work done. Team members commit to volunteering about 2 hours per month outside of meetings to plan and execute various activities, including participating in or supporting various working groups.

More Information

Our team supports the following volunteer working groups:

Clean Energy: Volunteer to collect 2,000 petition signatures from individuals, elected officials, city and county commissions, locally owned businesses and community-based organizations to transition Rochester to 100% Fossil Free Energy for electricity, buildings, and transportation. 

Narrative Building: Volunteer to support monthly community-written articles about environment, climate & energy topics in the Rochester Post Bulletin and Med City Beat; build relationships with local reporters, and provide updates to the executive committee