Monthly Archives: May 2010

News and Action Summary for Friday, May 28

Have a restful Memorial Day holiday, and please remember and keep in prayer all who have lost loved ones or who are affected by worries for family and friends in harm’s way.   Check out the Actions, Events, Opportunities, News … Continue reading

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Reduce Your Energy Use

From New Community Project (http://www.newcommunityproject.org):   Ultimately the populations of the world have to act as whole to find alternate, sustainable sources of energy. However, there are actions that we can take as individuals to reduce our own personal use … Continue reading

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Reshaping Pennsylvania’s Housing Market—Regional Forums, June and July

From the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.housingalliancepa.org):   Learn  •  Network  •  Share   Please join the Housing Alliance for a FREE Regional Forum   Reshaping Pennsylvania’s Housing Market   Get cool new data about what’s really going on! Hear the latest from … Continue reading

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State Level Data Analysis Available

From the National Priorities Project (http://www.nationalpriorities.org):   National Priorities Project has updated all state-level data in its Federal Priorities Database (http://www.nationalpriorities.org/nppdatabase_tool) with the latest available federal government data. This database offers a collection of federal spending data accompanied by budget area … Continue reading

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Support the Appalachia Restoration Act

From ILoveMountains.org (http://www.ilovemountains.org):   It seems that nearly every week we hear of a new disaster… the tragic explosion that killed 29 miners in the Upper Big Branch Mine accident… the explosion of the oil rig that killed 11 workers … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Action Day—June 8, Harrisburg

From Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (http://www.papartnerships.org):   Register today! Early Childhood Action Day is just around the corner!   Last year over 500 people filled the Capitol Rotunda, overflowed up the central staircase and onto the balconies in support of … Continue reading

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Important Water Protection Rules Approved for PA

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org):   One small step for the EQB; one giant leap for clean water On May 17 the Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board (EQB) approved two important water protection rules that will shield both drinking water and the state’s … Continue reading

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2012 Farm Bill—Getting Ahead of the Curve

From the Food Research and Action Center (http://www.frac.org):   Opportunities to Set the Farm Bill Record Straight:  Anti-hunger advocates have opportunities to set the House Agriculture Committee record straight about the extent of hunger and the positive roles that nutrition … Continue reading

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Lobbying for Children’s Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR)

From the Food Research and Action Center (http://www.frac.org):   CNR Timeline:  House Education and Labor Committee Chairman George Miller (D-CA) is expected to release an outline of his Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) priorities before Congress adjourns for the Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Understanding Haiti’s Misery and What to Do About It—June 15, Lancaster

Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness’s (http://www.lancasterinterchurchpeacewitness.org) Latin American Issues Group is presenting a program that will be of interest to all.   “Understanding Haiti’s Misery and What to Do About It” Dr. Tom Driver, Professor of Theology and Culture Emeritus, Union … Continue reading

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