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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Calendar of Upcoming Events – All Are Welcome! EQAT Leadership Transition Party Sunday, September 9 4:30-6:30 pm Hosted by EQAT and JoAnn Seaver & Bill Van Stone 625 Burnham Road Philadelphia, PA 19119 Join us as we celebrate EQAT’s leadership … Continue reading
Earth Quaker Action Team’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce their enthusiastic approval of the strategy arc developed by EQAT’s membership this summer. In June we held a day-long retreat to create a campaign strategy that builds on the … Continue reading
Carolyn McCoy, Board Clerk of Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT), announced the appointment of Amy Ward Brimmer as the organization’s new executive director, effective July 1. In making the announcement, the Board of Directors expressed its unanimous approval of the … Continue reading
Quaker Leaders Join Effort to End Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining: Campaign to pressure PNC Bank continues.
MEDIA, PA – June 29, 2012 – Eight prominent Quakers closed their personal PNC bank accounts, or announced their intention to withdraw, in protest of PNC’s continued financial support for coal companies that practice the devastating surface mining technique called … Continue reading
Consulting with the legal team. EQAT video of the Action 12.6.2011 Video: Vint Talks After the Trial Media coverage: Philadelphia City Paper Donate to help cover the court costs. PHILADELPHIA – Two Quakers, Vint Deming (78) and Gail Newbold (62), were found guilty this … Continue reading
Friends, Earth Quaker Action Team is asking for your care and attention for two members of our community: Gail Newbold (London Grove Meeting) and Vint Deming (Central Philadelphia Meeting), who will be attending a hearing in court this Thursday (details … Continue reading
The #GreenWalk is on! 60 people joined in worship at Friends Center on Monday morning, April 30th and about 35 made the full walk to Swarthmore. George Lakey, one of our lead walkers, who plans to complete the entire … Continue reading
Green Walk for Jobs and Justice Sign-ups and Schedule Released! It’s all here: EQAT.ORG/WALK
We have begun to move the 5th largest bank in America towards a clean energy future, and our nonviolent direct action has been the source of much of our strength and success. To complement and deepen the impact of our … Continue reading
Website Has Gone Live: GreenPNC.org Green Your Money: Earth-Conscious Quakers Against Mountaintop Removal By Eileen Flanagan Link To Original Before the end of chattel slavery in the United States, some people of faith refused to buy sugar produced by slaves. … Continue reading