Activism

All forms of advocacy, esp. environmental groups.

March 7, 2024 to March 28, 2024

ICFJ Empowering the Truth Global Summit

Each Thursday in March, International Center for Journalists hosts 2-hour virtual training sessions for participants in Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Participants who attend at least three of the four sessions will be eligible to apply for grants and mentorship.

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March 20, 2024

SWCC Workshop: "To Build a Better Future, We Must First Imagine It."

Join queer science communicator and climate optimist Ive Velikova in this Science Writers & Communicators of Canada workshop exploring how to leverage the power of storytelling to motivate climate action in your community, drawing from storytelling traditions and speculative fiction genres. 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET.

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Lax Calif. Pesticide Regulation Violates Civil Rights Laws, Coalition Charges

"A broad coalition of pesticide-reform groups representing California farmworkers and their families called on the state attorney general to investigate systematic civil rights violations last week at a press briefing in Watsonville, a strawberry-growing stronghold about 90 miles south of San Francisco."

Source: Inside Climate News, 02/21/2024
February 28, 2024

Coppell Sustainability Summit

This free event, hosted by the Coppell Eco Club in Coppell, Texas, 6:00-8:30 p.m., is aimed at creating change at a city-wide and political level to become more environmentally-conscious. RSVP now for a fun night of movies, free food and exceptional speakers.

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"Another Major Legal Battle Is Brewing Over The Killing Of Gray Wolves"

"A coalition of environmental and animal protection groups said Wednesday that it will sue to overturn the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to remove Northern Rocky gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act."

Source: HuffPost, 02/08/2024

"Utah Legislature Takes Aim at Rights of Nature Movement"

"Lawmakers in Utah are advancing legislation aimed at stopping a growing “rights of nature” movement that has coalesced around efforts in the state to save the Great Salt Lake, which is drying up as a combination of climate change, development and agriculture drain on its freshwater sources."

Source: Inside Climate News, 02/02/2024

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