BLACK Petrochemicals Listening Session

Join the Black Appalachian Coalition for a lunchtime discussion of the impacts of petrochemical development on Black communities in Appalachia.

Petrochemical Lunch and Learn Series – I. Overview

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Join Black Appalachian Coalition for a five-part webinar series on empowering our independence from petrochemicals. I. Overview - the sources and uses of petrochemicals, the history of the petrochemical industry, and lost opportunities and costs.

Petrochemical Lunch and Learn Series – II. Health Harms

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Join Black Appalachian Coalition for a five-part webinar series on empowering our independence from petrochemicals.  II. Health Harms - air, water, and land pollution and its direct and indirect effects on human health.

Black Appalachian Coalition’s Policy Summit 2023

Virtual

The Black Appalachian Coalition works to amplify Black voices, dismantle Appalachia’s colonized narrative, and use story-based strategies and solutions that center the voices and lived experiences of Black Appalachians. A crucial part of uplifting Black communities is community power-building. On July 21 & 22, join BLAC for its first Policy Summit, a multi-day conversation on […]

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Petrochemical Lunch and Learn Series – III. What We Can Control

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Join Black Appalachian Coalition for a five-part webinar series on empowering our independence from petrochemicals III. What We Can Control - how to avoid unhealthy petrochemical exposures, including labeling and food choices

Petrochemical Lunch and Learn Series – IV. Better Choices

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Join Black Appalachian Coalition for a five-part webinar series on empowering our independence from petrochemicals IV. Better Choices - building a fossil-free future, developing renewable energy, regenerative agriculture, recycling, and sustainable design

Petrochemical Lunch and Learn Series – V. Action Plan

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Join Black Appalachian Coalition for a five-part webinar series on empowering our independence from petrochemicals V. Action Plan - policy changes, community choices, and personal choices

Lunch and Learn Series 2024: Your Health and Your Environment – March Webinar

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This summer, join the Black Appalachian Coalition- BLAC and Ohio River Valley Institute (ORVI) for a lunch & learn series on the impacts of petrochemical development on Black communities in Appalachia. To register, click here: bit.ly/petrochemical-lunch-and-learn-series Petrochemicals—oil- and gas-based chemicals used to make plastics and pesticides—are harmful to human health and the environment. The process of making petrochemicals […]

Lunch & Learn Series 2024: Water is Life Webinar

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Join BLAC & The Ohio River Valley Institute for their lunch and learn series webinar: Water Is Life. They will be covering the health harms associated with water pollution sources and how you can protect your home and community.

Put Money Back Into Your Community: Upcoming Grant Funding Opportunities for Appalachia

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We invite you to join us for our conversation with Department of Energy April 30th, 2024 at 10:00 AM Eastern Standard time. Department of Energy will share upcoming federal grants and other opportunities available for the Appalachian region. Participants will receive information on non-competitive grant opportunities and learn how to apply as organizations, tax credits […]

Your Health and Your Environment Lunch & Learn Series

Zoom

Join Black Appalachian Coalition & Ohio River Valley Institute for their monthly webinar on your health and environment.  They will be discussing forever plastics and the toxic chemicals of plastics. They will also be covering how plastic production pollution and toxins can be found in everyday used items.