Members of the Seeding Sovereignty team visited the Omega Institute for Sustainable Living in Rhinebeck, NY for the Making Peace With the Earth workshop led by Vandana Shiva.Read More
Ninawa Huni Kui, the chief and president of the Federation of the Huni Kui tribe of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest, traveled to PME speak out against carbon trading mechanisms. The event, located at Frank’s Landing, is the site of the 1960’s fishing rights actions known to local Nisqually as “The Fish Wars.”Read More
Youth Voice Amplifier Eryn Wise writes of her experience attending World Peace and Prayer Day 2018, as a guest of Chief Arvol Lookinghorse and Paula Horne-Mullen and the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation.Read More
The Oceti Sakowin Women’s Gathering (June 18-20) came together to work with the spirit of our past and current societies in order to better understand these ways. It was a time for healing, education, internalized understanding and insight into humbleness and collective thinking.
June 8-10, 2018
Blue Mountain Center, New YorkRead More
Youth Voice Amplifier Eryn Wise and Rising to Resist Program Director Lauren Howland attended a voter training/brainstorming retreat in Indian Lake, NY hosted by Movement Voter Project.Read More
Detroit's sacrifice zone is the third most polluted area in the country and the first most polluted in the state of Michigan. Basically, it is a frontline for exposure to a wide array of toxic wastes, heavy metals and air pollutants.Read More
“From the start we’ve said that these guys are bullies,” Ellen said at a press conference outside the courthouse. “They come in and say you know we’re going to take your property through eminent domain and there’s nothing you can do about it.”Read More
“We’re being sentenced to 40 years of toxic fracked gas while Kelly is being offered 12 to 18 months.”Read More
On April 23, the day after Earth Day, over 1500 New Yorkers rallied and marched in Albany to call on New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo to show real climate leadership.Read More
- New webinar series for young voters!!
- Also on this live feed agenda, reflection on self awareness and making progress in your own mind.
When I came to Camp White Pine last summer the sound of birds filled the Pennsylvania woods. This spring the woods were beginning to come awake but so were construction vehicles destroying those woods to build Energy Transfer Partner ‘s Mariner East 2 pipeline.Read More
When I first arrived at camp late that night, the logistics tent was very welcoming. They provided us with tents, sleeping bags, flashlights & bug spray! (lol) ........................................................................................Read More
A month ago the high school where I spent four years of my life became a war zone. I watched online with the world as images of terror poured out of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. For a month now I’ve been struggling to write about what that felt like.
I read over and over again people saying they never thought something like this could happen in Parkland. I never felt that way.Read More
The proposed plan is to have two 7.9 megawatt fracked gas fired turbines power and heat Empire State Plaza, the massive 89-acre Albany capitol-building complex where the Governor and his administration work from daily.
“It remains a mystery to us why the Governor with all his lofty stated goals for minimizing greenhouse gases, why he would be willing to expose this community in particular, which is predominantly a community of color, to obvious toxins, ” said Sheridan Hollow resident and Albany County Legislator, Merton Simpson.Read More
Governor Cuomo banned fracking in New York in 2014, but the state is expanding its use of fracked gas for heating and energy, building pipelines, compressor stations and power plants like CPV all over the state.Read More
A new journey for hope.Read More
I am very proud of who I am. I will never be something I am not.
I am a strong, resilient Lakota Woman.Read More
"This March is about many things, but primarily it is about empowering women. The reality is that Native American and Alaska Native women endure the highest rates of rape and assault in this country. Older statistics told us that one in three Native American women will be raped or experience sexual assault in their lifetime, but recently that statistic has been moved to 1 in 2..."Read More
Scott Martens, a father of two young children from Middletown, saw folks protesting outside the construction site, stopped by and has been involved in the fight to stop CPV ever since. He says he’s been out there almost every Saturday for a year letting people know about the threats CPV poses to his community and the planet.
Now Millennium, the company building the Valley Lateral Pipeline (VLP), a 7.8 mile pipeline that will transport fracked gas to the CPV plant from the larger Millennium transmission line, is trying to silence Scott.Read More