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LGBTQ+ and Queer Inclusion in the Climate Movement

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In many parts of the world, June is known as Pride month, but every month is an opportunity to show love and acceptance to those that identify as LGBTQ+. To all our readers & members who consider themselves lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming or otherwise curious and playful with gender and sexuality: we see […]

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Fossil Fueled Foolery: Bookclub Reflection

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As some of you may know, BPCM has reinstated a monthly learning club as a way to build community and further explore the many facets of environmental justice work. Our first session took place in May, where a few members gathered in a home in East Baltimore to discuss the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice […]

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#BaltimoreCeasefire Reflection

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On the last Monday of April, organizers with Baltimore Ceasefire held a public meeting in Park Heights. For unfamiliar readers, Baltimore Ceasefire is the result of a peace challenge that started on August 4th, 2017. The ultimate goal is for everyone in Baltimore to commit to zero murders not only during sacred weekends but each […]

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Reflection on First General Body Meeting

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Baltimore People’s Climate Movement recently held our first general meeting of 2019 with great success! With gratitude to the No Boundaries Coalition, we were able to host our first gathering at the Avenue Engagement Center on Pennsylvania Avenue. No Boundaries Coalition is based in Sandtown-Winchester, a community in central west Baltimore where many people are […]

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BHM: A Snapshot of Black Environmentalists

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February is Black History Month in the United States. As many of us know this is an accomplishment that did not come without sustained commitment and struggle from many black leaders. The precursor to Black History Month was Negro History Week, which was initiated by Carter G Woodson of the Association for the Study of […]

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Scary Headlines and Climate Science Reflection

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This past Saturday I had the opportunity to attend a teach-in hosted by the People’s Climate Movement, called “Scary Headlines & Climate Science.” Despite the foreboding title, I found the event to be very informative and overall quite positive. In those two hours, I learned a great deal about what has led to the climate […]