Activism

The Butterfly Effect

BY ON May 15, 2017
This post was written by Brooks Zitzmann. It originally published on Catholic Climate Covenant: In the middle of Pennsylvania Avenue on April 29, 2017, a six-foot high inflatable globe towered above a four-year-old girl.  But this little girl was wearing a butterfly costume and, unlike the...

TOPICS: Activism, Climate Change, Religion

mark! Lopez Fights for East Los Angeles, Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

BY ON April 25, 2017
  Environmental justice advocates may be feeling discouraged as they watch the Trump administration dissemble regulations piece by piece. However, each year, the Goldman Environmental Prize winners remind us that activism can start with one person. The 2017 awardee from North America is mark! Lopez, a...

TOPICS: Activism, California, Children's Health, Dads, Latino Community, Social Justice