Category: Environment

  • Save the Confluence

    We were recently honored to meet some indigenous folks in Arizona and listened to their struggle. As well as the important work they are doing. Please read, share and support. Save the Confluence was organized as a response by Navajos who had been exiled from their land for nearly 50 years under The Bennett Freeze,…

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  • RAN training on Mobilizing Community Members Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

    Peace House friends and Supporters, We’re hosting Rainforest Action Network‘s training on Mobilizing Community Members Against the Keystone XL Pipeline. April 12th and 13th, 2014 from 9 am to 5 pm. Background info on RAN: Rainforest Action Network (RAN) is headquartered in San Francisco, California with office staff in Tokyo, Japan, plus thousands of volunteer…

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  • Donate Matching

    Donate Matching

    ATTENTION PLEASE: Today from 7 pm to 930 pm EST, Taking Actions will be matching donations made out to the Peace House! After donating to us at please go to their Facebook page and click like, to show Solidarity and to make sure that your donations can be matched! Taking Actions facebook Page is…

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  • Closing the Gap: A Teach-in on Environmental and Climate Justice

    West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. (WE ACT for Environmental Justice) is a Northern Manhattan community-based organization whose mission is to build healthy communities by ensuring that people of color and/or low-income participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices. As a result of our ongoing work to…

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  • Family & Friends of Incarcerated People – Youth Peer Group Meeting

    The Peace House will be working with Family & Friends of Incarcerated People (FFOIP) with there Youth Peer Group. Touching on what The Peace House is and what programs and projects we do. As well as focusing on the importance of activism and art through brainstorming ideas that have strong feelings associated with them  such…

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  • Peace House Landlord ready to evict activists

    Peace House Landlord ready to evict activists

    For Immediate Release Peace House Landlord ready to evict activists February 19th, 2014 Effective today, The Peace House has been notified that we will face eviction if we don’t come up with $1,350 by March 15th, 2014. This has threatened and may cause the dissolution of the iconic and historic White House Anti-Nuclear Peace vigil…

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  • The Green and Dirty Project: Film Screening of Blue Gold: World Water Wars

    Wars of the future will be fought over water as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival enters the global marketplace and political arena. Corporate giants, private investors, and corrupt governments vie for control of our dwindling supply, prompting protests, lawsuits, and revolutions from citizens fighting for the right to survive.…

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  • Winter Storm Takes Aim at East Coast

    Peace activist Taylor Hall clears snow from the peace vigil tent, which has been held outside the White House since 1981, during a snow storm in Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. After pummeling wide swaths of the South, a winter storm dumped nearly a foot of snow…

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  • March Against Monsanto 2013

    GMOs are not adequately monitored to ensure public safety. Long term, independent, peer reviewed studies were not conducted before GMOs were introduced for human or animal consumption. In the USA, the revolving door between Monsanto employees, government positions, and regulatory authorities has led to key Monsanto figures occupying positions of power at the FDA and…

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  • J11: IdleNoMore Global Day of Action in DC

    J11: IdleNoMore Global Day of Action in DC

    Idle No More is an ongoing protest movement; which began in December 2012, originating among the Aboriginal peoples in Canada comprising the First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples and their non-Aboriginal supporters in Canada, and to a lesser extent, internationally. It has consisted of a number of political actions worldwide, inspired in part by the…

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