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Pittsburgh’s Human Rights City Alliance Hosts Event to Recognize Mother Earth Day

Mother Earth Day Event featuring perspectives on intersectional justice and movement building.

Mother Earth Day Celebration 2014

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

One Hour of Sunlight = One Year of Electricity

One Hour of Sunlight = One Year of Electricity

Banner by Pittsburgh Youth, Louis, for the Mother Earth Day Celebration 2014

AFSC, Pittsburgh Human Rights City Alliance & the Sierra Club Present

In honor of International Mother Earth Day (the new name given to "Earth Day" by the United Nations in 2009), we invite you to join us for a panel and discussion about what it would mean to recognize the rights of nature and how this is conected to our work to advance human rights for all.

NY Times and Washington Post: Elders of Organic Farming (Including Don Bustos, AFSC Co-director)

Don Bustos, co-director of the American Friends Service Committee and organic farmer, was honored to be part of a small group of elder organic farmers brought together in California to discuss the evolution of organic farming in the last few decades and the future of organic farming. This gathering was featured in the New York Times and the Washington Post.

 

 

 

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation: Nuclear Famine

This video details the catastrophic global consequences of even a "limited" regional nuclear war on the other side of the planet.

Dr. Barry Sanders on the Ecological Impact of Militarism

Monday, October 18, 2010 - 6:30pm

 Barry Sanders, Ph.D., author of the Green Zone: The Environmental Costs of Militarism (Oakland, AK Press, 2009) will speak in Indianapolis on Monday, October 18, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. at the Earth House, 237 N. East St. The title of his talk is the “Ecological Costs of Militarism.”
 

BP Gulf Disaster Discussion

Monday, July 12, 2010 - 6:30pm

News and Letters Committees invites you to a discussion on:

BP’s disaster in the gulf kills workers, devastates the environment, and exposes capitalist “development”

Hands Across the Sand

Saturday, June 26, 2010 - 11:00am

On Saturday, June 26, the nation will join hands on beaches and in parks and cities all across America for Hands Across The Sand. We will stand united against the dangers that offshore oil drilling presents to our oceans and marine wildlife, fishing industries, and coastal economies. 

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