Stand With Appalachia Solidarity Day – Washington, DC, Thursday, September 13

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Mountaintop removal project (source: DeSmogBlog)

Lunchtime rally and evening of solidarity to call for an end to destructive Mountaintop Removal coal mining. Thursday, September 13, 2012, 12:00-1:30 p.m., at Lafayette Park in front of the White House, and 7:30-9:00 p.m. at All Souls Church, 1500 Harvard Street NW.

We support this cause and strongly encourage participation at these events.

Action Alert from Earthjustice:

Join with Appalachian citizens and Mountain Heroes, community groups, environmental organizations, clean water defenders, faith community leaders, and voices for social justice to call for an end to destructive mountaintop removal coal mining.

Please join us on Thursday, September 13, 2012, 12:00-1:30 p.m., at Lafayette Park in front of the White House to stand in solidarity with all in Appalachia who are working to defend their health, families, waters and communities from this ruinous mining practice.

Then join us for a special evening of solidarity and storytelling as Appalachian Mountain Heroes touch on mountains, morals, and community at All Souls Church on Thursday, September 13, from 7:30-9:00 p.m. AllSoulsChurchis at 1500Harvard Street NW, Washington DC 20009 (at the corner of 16th and Harvard), http://www.all-souls.org/.

As a part of this powerful event, Earthjustice and dozens of “Mountain Heroes” will deliver our inspiring Mountain Heroes photo petition, the largest photo petition ever to be delivered to the Obama administration.

Some earlier posts:

R.I.P. Larry Gibson, 1946-2012, a leading activist against Mountaintop Removal

Mountaintop removal rally outside EPA headquarters excoriates ‘King Coal’ Congress members

From the top of Blair Mountain: “It’s time to annihilate mountaintop removal”

Hansen joins Appalachia Rising mountaintop removal coal protest, 100 arrested at White House

 

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One Response to Stand With Appalachia Solidarity Day – Washington, DC, Thursday, September 13

  1. Anne says:

    RSVP: Affirmative! Rallying my “troops” to help ensure a strong showing.

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