Changing the Narrative

About ACC Campus

A project of the American Conservation Coalition, ACC Campus is a student-focused, free-market environmental organization. We work on college campuses nationwide to educate students about a conservative approach to clean energy and conservation issues. We support a broad range of limited-government and market-centric policies to usher in a new generation of stewardship to create a better tomorrow. By working with a diverse group of free-market organizations and activists, we are changing the narrative and beginning a new discussion about the environment on campus.

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Benji Backer

President

Benji is a conservative activist from Appleton, Wisconsin and a junior at the University of Washington. He serves on the Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum's Leadership Council and is a fellow at the Chapman Center in Seattle. He previously served as the co-chair for Young Americans for Mitt Romney in Wisconsin and was named one of RedAlert's top "30 Under 30" conservatives in 2015.

He has contributed to publications such as CNBC, Townhall, Daily Caller, RedState, and TheBlaze. Benji has also spoken at events across the country, including CPAC in 2014 and 2016.  Through ACC, Benji is excited to be helping unite Americans on pro-environmental reforms and change the narrative when it comes to the environment.

Contact: benji@accc.eco

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Tex Fischer

National Field Director

Tex Fischer is a political organizer and strategist from Youngstown, Ohio. His past experience includes dozens of political campaigns, America Rising, Turning Point USA, and the Ohio Republican Party. As National Field Director, Tex oversees ACC’s campus program, which empowers students to advocate for conservative solutions to environmental issues to their fellow students.

Contact: tex@accc.eco

ACC Campus Board of directors: benji backer, sarah Hunt, and Stephen Rowe

We're launching our field program

Join us and help Change the Narrative on your campus!

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What we do

We work with existing groups on campus to promote a free-market approach to clean energy and conservation. Our organization is built from the ground up, starting with our campus activists. By working with elected officials and activists, our student leaders are working to change the narrative on conservative environmentalism and facilitating important dialogue on critical environmental issues.

Where we are

Since Fall of 2018, ACC Campus has a presence on 130+ campuses across 39 states and the District of Columbia!


Get Involved on campus

Become an ACC Campus chair

As a Campus Chair, you will be ACC’s point person on your campus! The responsibilities of a Campus Chair are as follows:

  • Be a liaison for your campus and our national team.

  • Distribute ACC materials at chapter meetings and campus events.

Have any questions about getting involved?
Contact our National Field Director:
Tex Fischer - tex@accc.eco

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Contact Us

Questions about ACC Campus? Want to learn more? Fill out the form to the left to get in touch with us.

Benji Backer
President
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Tex Fischer
National Field Director
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