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Peace and Justice Blog (Page 5)

Voices in Chernobyl

Valley clergy will be among readers in back-to-back staged presentations of Voices from Chernobyl, adapted for performance by Vermont’s Spencer Smith from the book of interviews compiled by Svetlana Alexievich. The play dramatizes the immediate aftermath of the Chernobyl, Ukraine, nuclear power plant disaster that occurred 25 years ago, beginning on April 26. “Especially in light of the Fukushima meltdowns, identified by…

Reduced Cost CSA Shares

GFN is pleased to be able to offer 18 affordable (reduced cost) CSA shares for low and moderate-income households this first season at Crimson & Clover Farm.   We hope to have a big response to this offer so that we can demonstrate the need, which will help us raise sufficient additional funds to double the number we can offer next year.…

Ecumenical Lenten Carbon Fast 2011 Day 1

What you can do today Day 1 – Ash Wednesday Commit to this carbon fast.  Prayerfully consider what other actions you might undertake to lessen the impact of Global Warming.  Make this pledge or another that you write: For the sake of myself, others alive today and yet to be born, and God’s creation, I pledge to learn about the impact my…

Terracycle

updated on 8/9/11 We’ve been introduced to it. Now we need to discuss what we want to do with it. Missed the event – to learn more about Teracycling visit: http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?play=1&video=1612831657 To check out the list of items that can be terracycled visit: http://www.terracycle.net/brigades If you are interested, let us know what you could terracycle and consider volunteering to take charge of collecting…

Corporations are Taking Over the World

Hey — This video is a really good, witty take on why corporations are taking over the world, and how we can stop them. It’s short and sweet — check it out: http://j.mp/StoryCU It’s made by the same people who did the “Story of Stuff” video a couple of years ago.  I think you’ll like it.