Tag: Racial inequality

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Action Alert Vivian Oct 22, 2015
Take a Few Moments to Comment For Streams, More
Comment for streams on SPR by Oct. 26; come out for public water on Oct. 26; take action for racial justice and get ready for the Treehuggers' Ball: An OVEC Action Alert More
Issues: Mountaintop removalPipelinesRacial inequalityWV American Water
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 16, 2015
Hey WV — Take Action for Racial Justice
November 3: Take Action for Racial Justice 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Wilson Student Union WV State University Take Action for Racial Justice will be an opportunity to join a team that is working on a racial justice issue, such as reducing racial disparities in arrests in Charleston, Second Chance Employment Act + Let Me Drive, Let Me Work (both criminal justice reforms), juvenile justice reform, West Side/East End reinvestment, and racial justice dialogue and education. More
Issues: Racial inequalitySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Dan Sep 22, 2015
West Oakland, West Virginia: Solidarity in Stopping Coal Craziness
Stop coal exports. Hopefully, folks in Oakland can build some solidarity with those fighting the dirty and dying coal industry here in Appalachia. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalEnergyHealthMountaintop removalPollutionRacial inequalitySocial justice
Action Alert Vivian Jun 30, 2015
MTR Hearing, Fracking Meeting, Call for Racial Equality: An OVEC Action Alert
Urgent Work on Dismantling Racism Continues, Hearing on MTR Permit on Coal River Mountain, July 13: Not Your Grandparent’s Oil & Gas Industry, Meeting Two More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalRacial inequality
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 19, 2015
Call to Action for Racial Equality in WV
In response to the persisting violence against people of color in cities and towns around the country and the deep and systemic racial disparities that exist in our state, West Virginians from all race backgrounds are coming together to ensure that every person in our state has access to opportunities and is safe from violence […] More
Issues: Racial inequalitySocial justice
OVEC supports clean water
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Feb 2, 2015
On Now: NAACP Day at WV Capitol
Solar energy helps promote equality. We need just energy policies. Come out today. More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changeCoalEnergy efficiencyRacial inequalitySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Jan 15, 2015
Come Out for Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Huntington
In Huntington, WV, OVEC will again team up to march with the Cabell-Wayne Branch of the NAACP. We assemble at 4:30 p.m. at the 16th Street Baptist Church at Elm Street and 9th Avenue in Huntington. At 4:45 p.m. we march to the Joan C. Edwards Theater (Marshall University Campus),where starting at 5:30 p.m., events include a recitation of Dr. King’s “I have a dream” speech. More
Issues: FaithRacial inequalitySocial justice
Summit on Race Matters
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Nov 10, 2014
Starting Tonight in Charleston and Live-Streamed: Summit on Race Matters in Appalachia
The Summit on Race Matters in Appalachia starts tonight in Charleston, WV and continues tomorrow. If you can’t make it in person, you can tune into live streaming — details here. Also, follow along on Twitter with the hashtag #RaceMattersWV. More
Issues: Racial inequality
Hoots and Hollers Crystal Dec 6, 2012
No matter if I tried, I would never be seen as a Friend of Coal. I’m a bastard child, an environmental child.I know this. Yet I salute multimillionaire coal baron Jim Justice for what he’s doing for West Virginia’s tourism economy while protesting mountaintop removal with a vengeance. Is it really possible to do both? […] More
Issues: CoalMountaintop removalRacial inequality
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