Protecting Our Communities: Environmental Challenges from Fossil Fuel Extraction in SWPA
• Find out from our elected representatives what’s going on in city, county, state and federal government to combat climate change and promote alternative sustainable energy and other environmental initiatives
• Hear about local creative sustainability projects • Learn from experts about the threats from fossil fuels
• Hear activists’ stories
• Learn more about and get involved in the local environmental movement
Doug Shields, Food and Water Watch
Matt Mehalik, PhD, The Breathe Project
Joanne Martin, Re-Imagine Beaver County
Elected Leaders Committed to Speaking
PA State Senator Jay Costa
PA State Representative Dan Frankel
PA State Representative-Elect Summer Lee
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald
Allegheny County Councilman Paul Klein
Representation from the Office of Mayor William Peduto, City of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh City Councilman Corey O’Connor
Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Erika Strassburger
Forest Hills Borough Councilwoman Patty De Marco
TABLING ORGANIZATIONS— GET INVOLVED AT THE EVENT!
350.org ACCAN (Allegheny County Clean Air Now), BCMAC (Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Community), Breathe Project, Clean Air Council, Communities First, Food & Water Watch, GASP (Group Against Smog and Pollution),d League of Women Voters, Mom’s Clean Air Force, Bend The Arc, No Petro PA, North Braddock Residents for Our Future, Our Children Our Earth, Sierra Club, Southwest PA Environmental Health Project, Sustainable Monroeville, PennFuture, Marcellus Outreach Butler, and Re-Imagine Butler County.
7-9 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (5738 Forbes Ave. 15217). Please RSVP: jccpgh.formstack.com/forms/environment . For more information: Rabbi Ron Symons firstname.lastname@example.org 412-339-5395.