Join hundreds of fellow Amnesty International members and supporters for our Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference to renew our commitment to global social justice and stand in solidarity with millions of people around the world fighting for individual freedom and human dignity. November 11 – 13 (November 14 for those participating in our Congressional Lobby Day … Read more
A Tribute to West Virginia Music Legend Hazel Dickens 7pm – Cultural Center – Charleston, WV Legendary bluegrass singer Hazel Dickens passed away this April after a lifetime fighting for social justice in Appalachia. Her legend lives on as hundreds mobilize for the march on Blair Mountain, a five-day, fifty-mile action calling for an end … Read more
New Zealand: Key dates include Festival Opening & Film Premieres from 6 May onwards, a Civic Reception (12 May), Awards Gala (14 May), and filmmaking seminars and networking events on 13 and 15 May.
Tentative Schedule for Voices from the Mountains: Friday 6-11 Registration Evening Activities Saturday 7:45-8:45 Breakfast (7:30-9:00 Registration Continued) 9:00-10:00 Welcome 10:00-10:20 Weekend Logistics 10:40-12:50 Break Outs: What are the Issues? Coal Ash Coal-fired Power Plants Marcellus Shale Climate Change Resource Extraction Monoeconomies MTR #1 MTR #2 Slurry
St. John’s Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall Honoring Larry Gibson, Chuck Nelson, Rubén Castilla Herrera and the Honorable Joan Lawrence
Appalachia Rising… …will be the largest mobilization of people ever to call for the abolition of all surface mining. This day of action will be held on Sept 27 in Washington DC. It will be preceded by events and educational programs on Sept 25-6. Appalachia Rising is made up of many people representing STOP MTR … Read more
Big Kenny Jason Wilber is the co-producer of “Coal Country Music”, the companion CD for “Coal Country”. Jason’s radio program, “In Search of a Song” went to Nashville, TN in search of interviews with the artists that made up the NRDC concert “Music Saves Mountains”, held at the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. Here is … Read more
This is a link for our panel discussion/movie, etc., with Ashley Judd, and Kathy Mattea. It’s free, but you must register! This will be filled by next week, so register now! http://savemountains.eventbrite.com/