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Sierra Club Memos on Flood Wall Street

Dear Livable-Climate Lovers, Below are Sierra Club internal memos on Flood Wall Street (FWS).  These are a stark reminder that, in this battle between corporations and the climate, green NPO’s are corporations.   (while recognizing the minority that do kick-ass work).   Here are 3 emails, the last which is a post-action mass email that flips on message and mentions FWS.   Share … Continue reading

Watch Katrina/Sandy Trailer

In partnership with New Orleans-based Land of Opportunity, Sandy Storyline is excited to offer a sneak peek of “Katrina/Sandy,” an interactive timeline that we’ll be sharing later this summer. “Katrina/Sandy” compares and contrasts stories from key moments in these devastating storms and the subsequent aftermath and recovery efforts. As large-scale disasters increasingly become our “new normal”, we hope this tool … Continue reading

Rebuilding Hope, Rebuilding Homes

In the eighteen months since Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast and forced the entire region to rethink our way of life, people on the front lines of the recovery effort have been working tireless to rebuild and restore hope to the community. Eighteen months later, The Occupy Sandy network is still working tirelessly for a just recovery and a more resilient … Continue reading

Occupy Sandy CDBG-DR Amendment 5 Comments

Dear City: Occupy Sandy is a grassroots non-hierarchical community-led disaster relief network. We had numerous hubs throughout the affected areas that worked in solidarity with and were accountable to the neighborhoods we served.  We were often the source of information for FEMA, the City, OEM and the Red Cross about on-the-ground needs. We gave out $3.5 million in aid, directed … Continue reading

Support Incarcerated MI Cats — Dinner Friday!

Dedicated Staten Island Superstorm Sandy relief worker to be jailed for defense against Enbridge Pipeline construction in Michigan Staten Island relief workers and environmental activists rally Friday to support her 2/20/14 MIDLAND BEACH Media contact: Ilya Geller 646-474-4713 Staten Island Superstorm Sandy relief worker Lisa Leggio is one of the “Enbridge 3,” three women arrested during a peaceful protest against … Continue reading