Activism

Celebrate Earth Day 2018 and End Plastic Pollution

BY ON April 16, 2018
The organization that leads the Earth Day celebration, the Earth Day Network is supporting a global effort to eliminate single use plastics and to push for strong regulation for the disposal of plastics. On April 22nd, we’re joining with a global network of NGOs, grassroots organizations, campus...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Indoor Air Pollution, Pollution, Toxics

Moms Defend Their Right to Clean Air

BY ON April 6, 2018
This article is written by Angeles Zaragoza, Member, Moms Clean Air Force and Maria Guzman, Community Health Educator, Pacoima Beautiful. It’s reposted from Impacting Our Future, an independent supplement by Mediaplanet to the Los Angeles Times Some days the air we breathe is so poor, our...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Asthma, California, Cars and Trucks, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Latino Community

Religion Empowers This Mom When Fracking Comes to Town

BY ON March 29, 2018
“You know you’re in trouble when you see Halliburton trucks arrive.” That’s what Jill Antares Hunkler said to her sister the first time they spotted a Halliburton vehicle lumbering through their small village of Barnesville, Ohio. Nestled in southeast Ohio about halfway between Columbus and...

TOPICS: Activism, Air Pollution, Children's Health, Fracking, Motherhood, Natural Gas, Ohio, Pollution, Religion