$5,000 to support logistics for Indigenous women-led trainings, community outreach and education, and relationship building within the broader movement against fossil fuels, as part of growing efforts to oppose Calgary-based energy giant Enbridge’s 1,000-mile Line 3 tar sands pipeline project.
$6,000 to support the Keepers of the Water Annual Gathering to ensure that ongoing communication is occurring and supported in Indigenous communities in Alberta about fossil fuel extraction, water, traditional knowledge and how to move forward to address these interconnected issues.
$4,000 to support efforts to stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), a 300-mile-long, 42-inch diameter fracked gas pipeline currently under construction in West Virginia and Virginia that would contribute to annual greenhouse gas emissions of almost 90 million metric tons, but which local opposition has currently delayed by more than a year in various sensitive areas including National Forests and water crossings.
$2,500 to support the Climate Justice Alliance Member Convening, bringing together grassroots and frontline community members to collectively build alignment and relationships, strengthen collective practices, and adapt CJA’s strategic plans to advance climate justice through 2020 and beyond grounded in a holistic, intersectional framework.
$5,000 to support the Frontline Oil & Gas Action Summit to examine the impacts of the oil & gas industry on the Ponca Nation and communities of Oklahoma, share Indigenous-led strategies of resistance, and build united strategies for taking on the oil & gas industry in Oklahoma and beyond.
$2,000 to support the Scaling Our Climate Resistance Tour, with participation by activist from the strong and diverse radical climate justice movement that has been growing in Germany, founded on principles of frontline struggles, mass mobilization, direct action, and cooperation across organizational and tactical differences, which last fall led actions where 6,000 people collectively blocked coal infrastructure, along with staging 82 simultaneous tree sits that keep forests from being bulldozed.
$5,000 to support efforts to re-establish Indigenous governance over Wet’suwet’en territory and protect it from several proposals to construct oil and gas pipelines, including the 420-mile Coastal GasLink pipeline that would carry fracked gas from northeast British Columbia to LNG Canada, a massive proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal that exemplifies the sector’s climate and human rights impacts.
$2,500 to support community organizing, developing local leadership, trainings, and partnerships work in Uniontown, Alabama that is seeking to address impacts of 4 million tons of toxic coal ash waste that were transported to a landfill nearby the city, which is home to 90% Black residents, after the largest industrial spill in U.S. history.
$10,000 to support a training for trainers and broader Native-led gathering towards building a multi-faceted South Dakota Tribes and national organizing and capacity building strategy centered on Lakota traditional practices of community building in an effort to prepare grassroots Native and non-Native communities for efforts to stop construction of the KXL pipeline if and when it moves forward.
$3,000 to support activities related to the Peoples’ Tribunal on Harvey Recovery, an event meant to uplift the first-hand accounts of Hurricane Harvey’s flooding, the impacts of climate change on the most vulnerable populations, and the status of slow, ongoing recovery efforts a year later in the Houston area, which is home to the largest concentration of petrochemical facilities, storage tanks and infrastructure in the world.