$1,500 to support an event in Washington DC to train 30+ Appalachian leaders on how they can speak up to protect mountains, preserve water and to reclaim the future from the devastating legacy of coal mining in the region, as well as a corresponding mobilization to push for stricter water protections that would prevent future mountaintop removal coal mining.
$1,500 to support an Indigenous-led action, including a delegation from Black Mesa, Arizona, to pressure Peabody and other parties with power in the world’s second-largest coal producer’s bankruptcy hearings, in an effort to wrest the company’s settlement away from big shareholders and executive bonuses and toward a “Just Transition Fund” for coal-harmed communities.
$1,650 to support a coalition of Native American and African American communities mobilizing at the Marathon Oil shareholders meeting against a proposed pipeline corridor through the heart of Minnesota’s lake country and Native homelands to refineries in a neighborhood in Detroit known as the most polluted area of Michigan.
$2,500 to support the 6th Extreme Energy Extraction Summit in Mt Pleasant, PA, bringing together a wide variety of leaders representing groups across the country who are resisting all forms of energy extraction, with a particular focus on strengthening regional organizing where the Marcellus Shale and Northern Appalachian coalfields overlap.
$2,500 to support community organizing towards the cancellation of a proposed fracked-gas power plant in Burrillville, RI, and to build a stronger local and regional movement against the fracked-gas industry and major pipeline expansion plans in the Northeast.
$350 to support travel to two key areas in Malawi to meet with communities and document local resistance to a major coal mine and pending oil drilling near Lake Malawi that would threaten tourism, fisheries and clean water for people in three countries.
$2,500 to support IP3’s Training for Indigenous Trainers bringing together Indigenous activists and organizers from the frontlines of challenging fossil fuel extraction and combating the climate crisis to support and build their capacity to carry out self‐determined acts of resistance for their lands and communities.
$2,500 to support a student delegation from the Historically Black College Climate Change Initiative to participate in the United Nations Framework Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties 21st convening (COP21) in Paris, France.
$2,500 to support an international tour to meet with major banks and Indigenous community and NGO allies as part of the Wangan and Jagalingou peoples’ campaign to prevent Australia’s largest coal mine from being established on ancestral land.
$1,500 to support efforts to strengthen and grow a community network on coal and climate in Magdalena department, Colombia with the capacity to mobilize against coal operations and to create a plan of action for containment of transportation and a goal of temporarily suspending operations of the country’s largest export terminal to review environmental and social impacts.