- Alliance Steering Committee Meeting
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Politics of the Middle East Instructor: Faramarz Farbod Eight 2-hr evening sessions (6-8pm) 1st & 3rd Thursdays Location: PPHAC building, Moravian College, Room: 301 Starting April 21, 2016. The course is free, but, for the classes to be cohesive and … more
A time to celebrate. A time to mourn. President Obama announced his rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline on November 6. Calls to celebrate the victory are in from 350.org; Sierra Club; CREDO Action; Berks Gas Truth; NRDC; and others. … more
Skills and services: Leads workshops on edible wild plant identification and on identifying and collecting fungi (wild mushrooms); Offers presentations to schools libraries, museums, and scout groups about pre-colonial Native American life and culture; Storyteller – shares traditional tales from … more
Active with the Sustainability Commons and Lehigh Valley Impact Hub start-up. [page under construction]
From Faramarz Farbod*, I have provided a summary of a 8/12 Conference Call about the Iran Agreement organized by the United for Peace and Justice organization on the Iran Agreement meant to aid activists engaged in ensuring that the Congress … more
“Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land”, said Aldo Leopold in his classic A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation from Round River (1966: 189). But land is not just the land. At least not according … more
Participatory Budgeting Starts at Home The Alliance has come into some unexpected funds recently. We’ve gotten an anonymous contribution of $10,000. Holy cow! Another $1,300, so far, has come from the estate of Janet Goloub and considerably more is expected. … more
A major component of the Transition Movement’s approach to bringing us away “from oil dependency to local resilience” is through “the heart”, the title of Part Two of the Transition Handbook. How do we get an emotional buy-in to the … more
Democracy: Easier Said Than Done Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. Climate Change, while wonderfully thoughtful, insightful, and useful-information packed book, is weak in several areas one of which is the pivotal one of engaging, empowering, and enabling people, … more