Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining has destroyed over 500 mountains and buried over 2,000 miles of stream, causing increased rates of cancer and birth defects for families across Appalachia. We are calling on PNC to cease financing for ALL companies that engage in this destructive, unjust practice.
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EQATer JOINS 50 CLIMATE ACTIVISTS TO COMMIT CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE IN WASHINGTON, D.C. In a dramatic prelude to this Sunday’s Forward on Climate Rally at the White House, Philadelphia Quaker Eileen Flanagan of Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) will risk arrest along … Continue reading
REGISTER HERE EARTH QUAKER ACTION TEAM CALL TO ACTION: STOP THE KEYSTONE XL TAR SANDS PIPELINE! President Obama has the authority to block the Keystone XL pipeline from being built in the U.S., which would link Canadian tar sands oil … Continue reading
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EQAT Gets Moving with 350.org At Monday’s General Meeting EQAT members began planning our newest action: Get on the Bus! This action is EQAT joining the call by the Sierra Club and 350.org to converge on the White House and demand President Obama block the … Continue reading
January 2013 Events Heschel-King Festival Saturday, January 5 6:00 – 7:15 pm Mishkan Shalom Synagogue EQAT is proud to be a sponsoring organization of the 2013 Heschel-King Festival, celebrating the vision, lives, and teachings of two great prophetic leaders — … Continue reading
EQAT’s New Campaign Organizer: Christopher Baker Evens We are pleased to announce that Christopher Baker Evens has accepted the position of Campaign Organizer with Earth Quaker Action Team. Chris comes to us with a good deal of field organizing experience … Continue reading
Earth Quaker Action Team joins thousands in mourning the loss of Rainforest Action Network Executive Director Rebecca Tarbotton, who died suddenly on Wednesday at age 39. To learn more, click on these links to reports in the Washington Post and Grist. … Continue reading
Earth Quaker Action Team was invited by Rainforest Action Network to share the story of our Day of Action on December 1. Read our special blog post here. Thanls to RAN.org for their great work and support of our campaign.
Click here to view a slideshow of photographs from Dec. 1st as they arrive! Protests at 15 PNC Bank branches across Eastern Seaboard, from OH to WV Largest single-day protest against PNC’s investments in mountaintop removal Quakers, students, and community … Continue reading