Tag: Social justice

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Newsletter article Conni Lewis February 19, 2016
Power to the Suit
This week was about the power of the suit. Not the white coats of nurses and other health professionals, not the tee shirts that read “parents as teachers”, not even AARP, but the suit accessorized by wing tips or high heels. More
Issues: FrackingLegislationSocial justiceSolid waste
Newsletter article Bill Price February 19, 2016
Vote….and what else
If you’ve been reading this blog, then you know that I often talk about getting more involved. The reason that I keep pounding on this is that I don’t think we can win victories that change the power in WV, win real improvements in the lives of people, and support the empowerment of individuals without grassroots power being exercised. More
Issues: LegislationSocial justice
Legislative Updates WVEC February 12, 2016
GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 5
The Supreme Spin!!, Tuesday’s Water Events, WV and coal , DEP rules pass out of Judiciary, MORE regulatory reform!, Paying for water used for fracking, This week in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Bills we are tracking More
Issues: Aboveground tanksEnergy efficiencyFrackingSocial justiceWater
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe February 11, 2016
Tuesday’s Water Events
On Tuesday a rally and press conference were held in the lower rotunda to "demand government accountability for protection of safe drinking water," and to release a letter of solidarity to the residents of Flint, MI from 37 West Virginia groups, including the WVEC. More
Issues: Social justiceWater
Legislative Updates WVEC January 29, 2016
GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 3
Roundup of the Week’s Activities, How we live, E-Day, Great Song, Great Cause, You–yes, YOU–can make a difference!, Bills We Are Tracking More
Issues: Aboveground tanksAluminumCoalHealthSocial justiceWater
Newsletter article Bill Price January 29, 2016
How we live
WV Free has been around since 1993 and they are steadfast that decisions around a woman’s health should be made…..ready for this…..by the woman. What a radical thought! More
Issues: HealthSocial justice
Action Alerts WVEC January 11, 2016
Become a citizen advocate!
WV CAG and WV Environmental Council, alongside many of our friends and partners, are co-hosting a series of Advocacy Trainings this month aimed at helping people like you become better citizen advocates. More
Issues: Social justice
Listen
Newsletter article Bill Price February 28, 2015
Hearings Yes, But Listening is the Key
In the Wrap Up (on the WV State Legislature web page) for February 20th, Legislative leaders touted the number of public hearings that have been held on “bills of importance” this year. House Majority Leader Delegate Daryl Cowles (R-Morgan) said “Public hearings have long been a part of the process in the House for bills of heightened importance. This year we have had a great deal of input from citizens through the public hearing process. It is important to gather citizen input and this year we are considering numerous important bills to improve our state government- listening intently to the citizens.” I agree. But there’s a difference between “hearing” and “listening.” More
Issues: Social justiceWater
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