Tag: Social justice

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Action Alert OVEC Feb 14, 2022
A Final Note from OVEC
With OVEC dissolved, we hope you will amp up your support of other West Virginia groups if you haven't done so already. Thanks for all you've done with OVEC over the years! More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changeMountaintop removalSocial justice
Action Alert Vivian Nov 9, 2021
Speak Up, Learn Up, and Log Out
Speak up to WV legislators about transitioning away from coal, learn about the connections between plastic and climate and militarism and climate and log out of Facebook. More
Issues: Climate changePetrochemicalsSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire Feb 28, 2021
The Problem of Power
There’s a near perfect, inverse correlation between wisdom and power. Wise people give regard to future generations and learn from the past, seeing beyond the self. Why are these people not the ones in power? More
Issues: Pro DemocracySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Feb 8, 2021
ALEC Robs Frontline Communities of Their Ability to Dissent       
Frontline communities experience the worst impacts from extractive industries, and the politicians supposed to write laws to protect human health are instead puppets dancing for multinational corporations. More
Issues: FrackingPipelinesPollutionSocial justice
Action Alert OVEC Feb 2, 2021
Action Alert: February Focus
The first month of 2021 lasted a whole year, so here at OVEC we're ready to focus on February and all that we can accomplish for Appalachia together. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubSocial justiceWV Legislature
Action Alert OVEC Jan 15, 2021
Jumpin’ January Continues
We thought we'd better get another note out to you before Inauguration Day, just in case you are massively distracted around that time. While we ponder what may transpire next, let's do continue holding people accountable for what has transpired. More
Issues: Clean electionsSocial justiceSustainability
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 15, 2021
#FBF: Why We March—Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Political struggles are not won by lone individuals or lone organization or lone movements. More
Issues: Social justice
Press Release OVEC Jan 8, 2021
5th Anniversary of the Paris Agreement Celebration – A WV Online Celebration
On Saturday, January 9, at 7 p.m. EST, Corazón Latino, Moms Clean Air Force, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, WV Rivers Coalition, Redescubre El Yunque, and the WV Climate Alliance will host a Facebook live event to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement. More
Issues: Climate changeSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Brendan Muckian-Bates Dec 11, 2020
A History of Resistance
The fight for justice has never been won at the ballot box alone. Resistance against the status quo is not uncommon in Appalachia; from the Mine Wars to the Red for Ed strikes, West Virginia has been center stage in pivotal events in this region. More
Issues: Clean electionsCoalFair courtsPro DemocracySocial justice
Action Alert OVEC Oct 14, 2020
Can You Help Us Spread the Word?
Local faith leaders are working together to oppose petrochemical development in the Ohio River Valley. Join us on Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. to learn more. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeHealthPollutionSocial justice
Story of Plastic
Press Release OVEC Aug 31, 2020
Media Advisory: OVEC to Host Virtual Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition to host a virtual panel discussion about The Story of Plastic More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPollutionSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Aug 7, 2020
Book Review: A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety
Ray notes that stress and guilt over not ever being able to do enough to “save” the planet is actually detrimental to making sustained change. Unless one can be good to oneself, it is ultimately useless to be good to the environment. More
Issues: Climate changeSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Sarah Carballo Jun 15, 2020
Social Justice: The Tangled Web We Weave
As environmentalists, the fight for racial, environmental, and labor justice—wherever it takes place—is always our fight as well. More
Issues: Racial inequalitySocial justice
Action Alert OVEC Jun 8, 2020
Time of Transformation: June 2020
"Silence will surely damn us all." Times of transformation include taking to the streets, looking within, getting uncomfortable, and, yup, voting. More
Issues: Pro DemocracyRacial inequalitySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire May 26, 2020
Climate Change: Real Solutions
We could supply all of Earth’s nearly eight billion humans with an adequate and varied diet, a shelter sufficient to provide comfort through the year, safe drinking water and sanitary arrangements, and basic healthcare. More
Issues: Climate changeRenewable energySocial justiceSustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire May 26, 2020
False Solutions to Climate Change: The Agricultural Sector
False solutions in each sector are aimed at maintaining current power relations. Real solutions are aimed at rescuing ecosystems and leading to a better world for all humans and other life forms. More
Issues: Climate changeRacial inequalitySocial justice
Action Alert OVEC May 18, 2020
You May Still Be Home, But You Can Stay Active
Register to Vote by May 19. Speak Up for the Water! Learn About Plastics from A to Z. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubPetrochemicalsPro DemocracySocial justiceWater
Action Alert OVEC May 9, 2020
May Online Actions for Some Semblance of Social Interaction Satisfaction
Join OVEC for a Facebook Live event on Monday; plus other actions you can take online, including taking part in the 2020 Census. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFair courtsPetrochemicalsPro DemocracySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Vivian Apr 24, 2020
Mountain State Spotlight: You Can Help Local Investigative Journalism Shine!
Great news for local investigate journalism: Mountain State Spotlight is coming our way. You can help make this non-profit model of journalism a success. Lord knows we need a spotlight on goings-on in the state! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFair courtsFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Apr 20, 2020
It Is Time for a New Normal
For the first time in decades, the Earth is speaking to us at a time when we might actually be able to hear it. We are getting a wake-up call from a microscopic virus, whether we chose to hear that call remains to be seen. More
Issues: Climate changePollutionSocial justice
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