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MMIW 2019 Raising Awareness on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Relatives

  May 6th, 2019 #NoMoreStolenSisters #NoMoreStolenRelatives #DIVEST The Coalition of Women Water Protectors organized a prayerful action in Hollywood,CA to raise awareness on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives on May 6th. Members collaboratively wrote letters to Chase Bank, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo denouncing their increasing investment in the fossil fuels industries despite the #NODAPL protests.

Protect Los Angeles County Tejon Ranch Ecosystem from Corporate Development!

Tejon Ranch Centennial Specific Plan (or Centennial) is a massive planned city in a unique, rare, fire-prone wilderness of grasslands and mountains, a residential and commercial development in LA County. The Board of Supervisors will be deciding the fate of this incredible resource, and people are encouraged to speak out via the petition, calling their representative (numbers and talking points below), or showing up at the hearing in Downtown Los Angeles on December 11.

The Climate Crisis Demands Immediate Alternatives to Capitalism

With only 12 years to resolve the climate crisis, a system change is in order. Only bold new solutions with a magnitude equal to the existential threat of climate change will generate enough power to win. It’s time for alternatives to capitalism. For decades now, the world has been warned about the growing costs of climate change, ranging from the widespread surge of climate refugees, to international health crises, and even radical political instability as a byproduct of food and water scarcity.

Hundreds RISE for Climate in LA to Stop Neighborhood Drilling

Los Angeles’ “Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice” rally and block party called on the City Council, Archdiocese of Los Angeles to end neighborhood oil drilling and keep the AllenCo drill site closed. On Global Day of Climate Action, Hundreds of Angelenos Rallied in South Los Angeles to End Oil Drilling in LA Communities  On September 8, 2018, hundreds of Angelenos rallied in South Los Angeles to demand that the City of Los Angeles and Governor Jerry Brown protect communities from toxic oil drilling sites and phase out urban oil drilling in Los Angeles neighborhoods.

NO new fossil fuels, YES to a 2,500 ft setback, and Rise for Climate on Sept. 8

As wildfires torpedo our state in climate chaos, Governor Brown has an opportunity to demonstrate real climate leadership: commit California to no new permits for oil and gas drilling and an end to fossil fuel infrastructure. Putting us on a rapid and just transition away from dirty energy not only moves us closer to meeting the goals of the Paris accord California has committed to, but also protects communities that face the brunt of the costs of California’s oil problem.