Today our dear friend and Earth Quaker Action Team coordinator, Matthew Armstead, is setting off on the long drive to Ferguson, MO where he will share his many gifts at the request of a local group, the Organization for Black Struggle.
Planning to be at the People's Climate March in NYC? Because EQAT is! Join us for a powerful spiritual action to end mountaintop removal coal mining midday Saturday, September 20th at PNC bank branches in Manhattan.
From July 20-29th, EQAT volunteers and staff will facilitate debrief calls as an opportunity to discuss what it felt like to be at the July 3rd FGC Gathering action, what we learned about ourselves, and how we can plan for future actions.
Soon after EQAT member Eileen Flanagan stood up this morning during the PNC annual shareholder meeting at Tampa’s Intercontinental Hotel, CEO William Demchak called the meeting to an abrupt close. “I stood to bear silent witness to PNC’s continuing investment in mountaintop removal coal mining,“ said Flanagan, “and to hold the board of directors and the management in prayer to ‘do the right thing’”.
Good morning! My name is Carolyn McCoy, and I’m here today representing Earth Quaker Action Team. I stand here today –in the shadow of PNC’s Green Wall—to demand that this bank, which appears to be environmentally-concerned —get out of the business of funding mountaintop removal coal mining.
Close to 200 people at the federal building in Philadelphia "swept out State Department corruption" with brooms and blocked the doors with their bodies. Twenty-nine courageous people were arrested for civil disobedience and released by the end of the day.