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Northampton County Council – Banning Plastic Bags and Straws

Northampton County Council will be considering a resolution on banning on plastic bags and plastic straws. From Tara Zrinski, County Councilwoman: “The resolution is not a ban on the use of bags or straws themselves but the recommendation that they be made of biodegradable materials. Single use plastic is one of the most wasteful forms of pollution to our earth and […]

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Bethlehem Food Co-op

The Bethlehem Food Co-op plans to open a community owned and operated grocery store in downtown Bethlehem to offer healthy, affordable, locally-focused food and informational workshops in a convenient neighborhood location. They are searching for volunteers to help with financial planning, design or graphics, writing, blogging, photography, legal counsel, insurance, recipe submissions or tasting, bookkeeping, note-taking, hosting Committee Meetings, tabling […]

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[LVSN] The Return of Green Drinks

Green Drinks is returning to the Lehigh Valley! This monthly informal mixer provides an opportunity to meet other concerned and committed eco-warriors and share drinks and conversation and news of what’s up in their part of the planet.  Special local and organic drink offerings, brief program and lots of time for Q&A! Becky Bradley, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley […]

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Congressional Call-in Day: June 9th, 2017

Citizens Climate Lobby, a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change, will be organizing a national congressional call-in day on June 9th, 2017. The national MOC (Members of Congress) call-in day will support the 900 volunteers who will be meeting with legislators on June 13. CCL’s goal is for Representatives Dent and Cartwright, and Senators Toomey […]

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Gerrymandering: How to Recognize and Resist It

Gerrymandering, the partisan manipulation of electoral districts for political gain, results in gridlock and dysfunction. It denies power to the minority voting blocks. It is effectively voter suppression. The outcomes of elections are just about guaranteed resulting in very poor governance. Members of all parties should be concerned and this is why the League of Women Voters is cosponsoring a […]

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Climate March Pottstown

While thousands are marching in Washington, D.C., and across the United States and the world, we will be marching in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, to show the world and our leaders that we resist environmental threats to our planet, our communities, and our people. We march in solidarity with the Climate March in Washington, D.C., to demonstrate public support for a clean, […]

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Stroudsburg’s Climate Movement

While thousands are marching in Washington, D.C., and at over 400 locations around the world, we will be marching in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, to show the world and our leaders that we resist environmental threats to our planet, our communities, and our people. Donald Trump is a threat to the future of our planet, the safety of our communities, and the […]

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Peoples Climate Movement, Washington, D.C.

Come join us to show the world and our leaders that we will resist attacks on our people, our communities and our planet. On the 100th Day of the Trump Administration we will be in the streets of Washington DC, coming together from across the United States to strengthen our movement. We will demonstrate our power and resistance at the […]

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May 4, 7 PM – Gerrymandering: How to Recognize and Resist It

Gerrymandering, the partisan manipulation of electoral districts for political gain, results in gridlock and dysfunction. It denies power to the minority voting blocks. It is effectively voter suppression. The outcomes of elections are just about guaranteed to result in very poor governance. Members of all parties should be concerned and this is why the League of Women Voters is cosponsoring a […]

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