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HARRISBURG— Creating a Sustainable Energy Future in Pennsylvania

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The panelists at this event will offer their presentation the following day, on April 19, to new legislative members of the PA House and Senate at the State Capitol in Harrisburg. Their hope is to educate legislators and the public about the health and environmental impacts of our current system, and about the moral foundation for a clean energy future. 

Get the flier.
Get the flier for the follow-on Lunch and Learn for legislators and their staffers.
Invite your elected officials in Harrisburg to attend.


cosponsored by: 
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STATE COLLEGE: Panel—Desperate Environmental Times? Ordinary People Getting Extra Ordinary Results

Penn State Law is proud to host:

DESPERATE ENVIRONMENTAL TIMES?Sierra Club panel 03.26.2017
ORDINARY PEOPLE GETTING
EXTRA ORDINARY RESULTS

Personal stories of environmental advocacy plus what’s ahead for the next 4 years.

Presented by the
Sierra Club Moshannon Group

SUNDAY, MARCH 26,  4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Katz Auditorium of the PSU Law School building at University Park
Free parking adjacent to the building.

Get directions and GPS info.
Download a poster to share.

—PANELISTS—

Jim Slotterback of the Responsible Drilling Alliance
Peter Buckland of the PSU Center for Sustainability
Cricket Hunter of Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light
Lara Fowler of Penn State Law

Co-sponsored by:

Sierra Club-PSU Law Panel cosponsors

 

ALTOONA: movie and panel – Faith Against Fracking

FaithAgainstFracking screenshotJoin us for a free showing of the movie Faith Against Fracking (trailer below), followed by presentations by two Pennsylvania residents who have paid the price of petroleum extraction and transport.

Ellen Gerhart, Huntingdon County, was forced by eminent domain to allow the Mariner 2 pipeline to cross her land, which had long been placed under registered forest protection.

Michael Badges-Canning, Butler County, has firsthand experience of the damage fracking has done to his drinking water.

There will be a brief, optional prayer service following the program. 

Download a flyer to print and share.
Read PA Interfaith Power & Light’s resolution calling for No New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure.
Learn more about a new pipeline hotspot, with eminent domain actions anticipated.  Newspaper. Lancaster Against Pipelines is running non-violent mass action trainings.

Segment from Faith Against Fracking from Big Love Productions on Vimeo.

Panel: Moving Forward With Inclusion

Cricket Hunter will be one of many panelists (short intros, followed by an involvement fair-type breakout) at this event. Centre Daily Times advance article

from the event flier:
Join a variety of Centre County leaders to hear what our government, business, and community organizations can and are doing to protect those who are most vulnerable in our society.

Among our Panelists:
Mike Pipe, Centre County Commissioner
Andrew Shubin, PA Civil Rights Attorney
Kathleen Stenhouwer, Asst. Dir., Women’s Resource Center
Dr. Michelle Saylor, Bellefonte Area School Superintendent
Tom King, State College Asst. Mgr for Public Safety and former Chief of Police

There will be an opportunity to join small-action committees for follow-up actions.

Submit your questions now by sending an email to info@centrelgbtqa.org.
Please include “MFWI Question” in the subject line.

Centre Daily Times advance article

PHILADELPHIA: This Changes Everything movie and discussion

Weaver’s Way and Phildelphia PA IPL bring a free screening of the documentary film based on Naomi Klein’s powerful book about climate change This Changes Everything.

Special Guests Peter Winslow and Mordechai Liebling will share information about plans to transform Philadelphia into a fossil fuel energy hub (and how you can get involved) and Mordechai Liebling on behalf of Green Justice Philly.

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SCRANTON: Care for the Earth Panel

Screen Shot 2016-04-04 at 8.24.44 PM Get a PDF of the poster.

The Care for the Earth panel is sponsored by Marywood Campus Ministry, Marywood University Science Department, and Marywood University Campus Studies, and will take place in the McGowan Room in the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life.

Together with our obligation to use the earth’s goods responsibly, we are called to recognize that other living beings have a value of their own in God’s eyes.
—Laudato Si §69

Panelists: 

BONUS: wildflower seed giveaway!