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Apr 22, 2014
Soon after EQAT member Eileen Flanagan stood up this morning during the PNC annual shareholder meeting at Tampa’s Intercontinental Hotel, CEO William Demchak called the meeting to an abrupt close. “I stood to bear silent witness to PNC’s continuing investment in mountaintop removal coal mining,“ said Flanagan, “and to hold the board of directors and the management in prayer to ‘do the right thing’”.
Apr 21, 2014
Good morning! My name is Carolyn McCoy, and I’m here today representing Earth Quaker Action Team. I stand here today –in the shadow of PNC’s Green Wall—to demand that this bank, which appears to be environmentally-concerned —get out of the business of funding mountaintop removal coal mining.
Mar 18, 2014
Close to 200 people at the federal building in Philadelphia "swept out State Department corruption" with brooms and blocked the doors with their bodies. Twenty-nine courageous people were arrested for civil disobedience and released by the end of the day.
Mar 1, 2014

When President Obama asked the State Department to commission a study on the climate impact of the Keystone XL pipeline, the Department handed the job over to researchers from TransCanada corporation (pipeline builder) and other oil industry insiders. Now more than ever: act to protect our planet and our people!

Jan 15, 2014

A 3-part training series for: accessing your spiritual power in nonviolent direct action; making bold choices during actions; and, increasing skills in leading and planning actions. Sign up here!

Jan 14, 2014

This weekend Earth Quaker Action Team will publicly challenge PNC at Fringe Arts, a Phildalephia-based PNC-funded arts organization, because we think Appalachia deserves a brighter, cleaner future. Join the action and tell PNC to stop financing mountaintop removal coal mining!

Dec 29, 2013

Join us for this celebration of lifetimes of activism on January 26th at Friends Center.

Dec 19, 2013

A number of EQAT's generous donors have arranged for a $9000 matching fund for any new or increased giving up to the end of December 31st! make your contribution here.

Nov 1, 2013

I was glad to have the opportunity to do something that felt impactful back in Philadelphia.

Oct 28, 2013

The 7 arrested went to their hearing in Pittsburgh this morning. At the hearing, the judge accepted their time as served -- crediting their time jail waiting for arraignment as enough of a sentence. So no fine, no community service, and no court fees.