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Environmental Challenges from Fossil Fuel Extraction

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh • 5738 Forbes Avenue • Pittsburgh PA 15217 Levinson Hall • ENTER ON FORBES AVENUE

December 6, 2018

7-9 pm

Protecting Our Communities: Environmental Challenges from Fossil Fuel Extraction in SWPA

• Find out from our elected representatives what’s going on in city, county,
state and federal government to combat climate change and promote
alternative sustainable energy and other environmental initiatives
• Hear about local creative sustainability projects
• Learn from experts about the threats from fossil fuels
• Hear activists’ stories
• Learn more about and get involved in the local environmental movement

Featuring
Doug Shields, Food and Water Watch
Matt Mehalik, PhD, The Breathe Project
Joanne Martin, Re-Imagine Beaver County

Elected Leaders Committed to Speaking
PA State Senator Jay Costa
PA State Representative Dan Frankel
PA State Representative-Elect Summer Lee
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald
Allegheny County Councilman Paul Klein
Representation from the Office of Mayor William Peduto, City of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh City Councilman Corey O’Conner
Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Erika Strassburger
Forest Hills Borough Councilwoman Patty De Marco

Tabling Organizations—Get Involved at the event!
350.org
ACCAN (Allegheny County Clean Air Now)
BCMAC (Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Community)
Breathe Project
Clean Air Council
Communities First
Food and Water Watch
GASP (Group Against Smog and Pollution)
League of Women Voters
Mom’s Clean Air Force
Bend The Arc
No Petro PA
North Braddock Residents for Our
Future
Our Children Our Earth
Sierra Club
Southwest PA Environmental
Health Project
Sustainable Monroeville
Penn Future
Marcellus Outreach Butler
Re-Imagine Butler County

RSVP: jccpgh.formstack.com/forms/environment
For more information:
Rabbi Ron Symons [email protected]
412-339-5395.

Coming Events
Mar 23 – Dec 31
During the suspension of regular services at the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh, AgeWell at the JCC is pleased to offer Lunch Meals to Go for participants who are already registered in our Senior Center program.* The meals are freshly made and are kosher. Meal pickups will be drive-through only: 11 am and 1 pm Mondays and Wednesdays...
Mar 24 – Dec 31
Please Help Sustain Our Important Work To date, the JCC Gave out 4,800+ Grab & Go Meals to seniors Made 2,200+ Telephone Wellness Checks to isolated seniors Hosted 340+ Blood Donations at JCC facilities Provided 120 per week LIVE and recorded programs and activities on #JCCPGHVirtual For us to continue supporting your community and providing...
Jul 5 – Dec 31
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Jul 7 – Dec 31
12:15-12:45 pm
Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Ron Symons – Tuesdays, 12:15-12:45 pm Join with Rabbi Ron Symons in discussion around the most important issues of our day.  More than a current events class, these gatherings afford us the opportunity to ground our perspectives in values that humans have been holding dear for thousands of years and...