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2015 Gathering of NH Friends

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:30pm

"Energy and Environment: Earth in Our Hands" is the theme of the 2015 All New Hampshire Gathering of Friends.  Steve Chase, founder of the Antioch University Program on Social Justice and Sustainability will speak on "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Answering the Kabarak Call."   Discussion groups will give attention to local and national public policy issues, nonviolent action, divestment, and talking about energy issues with children.   Lunch is potluck.

Suggested donation to cover expenses:  $5 per person, $10 per family.

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”

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