Monthly Archives: November 2014

News and Action Summary for November 14, 2014

Download a pdf version of the November 14, 2014 News and Action Summary! News Summary 11-14-14

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News Posts, November 14, 2014

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: The Big US/China Climate Deal: What It Is, and What It Isn’t Cutting Taxes Doesn’t Spur Economic Growth State Sued Over School Funding Defining School Accountability: Test-and-Punish or … Continue reading

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Advocacy Positions Available—November 14, 2014

Here is the most recent posting of jobs available in research and advocacy: Clean Water Program Director—Environment America Grassroots Organizer—Church World Service

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Opportunities for Funding, Competitions, and Places Where You Can Get Involved—November 14, 2014

Here is a current listing of opportunities including contests, grants, and efforts that you can join in Pennsylvania and nationally: Florida Town Discourages Use of Mountaintop Removal Coal Cool Congregations Challenge

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Newly Posted Resources—November 14, 2014

Here are the most recently posted resources available for individuals and congregations: New Gun Violence Study Guide Caring for Creation: A Sampler of Web Sites

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Chicago Teens Tell How Guns Affected Them and Their Neighborhoods

Posted Nov 01, 2014 05:25 AM CDT For five years, teenage sisters J’Doria and Jari Taylor lived on a tree-lined street of brick homes in Chicago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood, and there they grew familiar with the sound of gunfire. The … Continue reading

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Caretakers of God’s Creation: A Discussion with Reverend Pat Watkins, UMC—November 20, Pittsburgh

From Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light ( Open to all, but register at The Pittsburgh 2030 District, a strategic initiative of the Green Building Alliance, invites to you join Reverend Pat Watkins, a nationally recognized speaker, for a special … Continue reading

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Election 2014 Roundup from Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center ( Gov. Tom Corbett lost his reelection bid to Democrat Tom Wolf, a York County businessman and former state revenue secretary, in an otherwise Republican sweep in Tuesday’s mid-term election. Consequently, the new … Continue reading

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Tell the Susquehanna River Basin Commission to Protect Our Water

From Earth Works ( Urge the SRBC to revise their proposed rules on water and drilling at The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is charged with protecting and managing water resources across Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland. As shale … Continue reading

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Urge the President to Limit Censorship of Torture Report

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture ( There’s no sugar-coating it – some key champions in the fight to end torture lost re-election this week.  It will be a different Congress when it reconvenes in 2015 and it will … Continue reading

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