Public health is on the line
and our Advocacy Training is right on time. 
Join us this Saturday, January 28th from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
at Jefferson University's Connelly Auditorium
1001 Locust Street in Philadelphia. 

We are nearly through the first week of this new administration
and many have mixed feelings of exhaustion and inspiration. 

The president was inaugurated on Friday and the simultaneous protests began. Some cabinet members were accepted immediately while others still await decisions.

Many White House website pages were swiftly removed,
including those about climate change, health care, women’s rights,
civil rights, indigenous rights,
LGTBQ rights  and the Joining Forces and Spanish-language pages.

Approximately 4 million people around the globe marched
in the Women's March on Saturday. 

  Trump visited the CIA.

In the first White House press briefing, the White House Press Secretary claimed, "This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both in person and around the globe."

Plans to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem were discussed. A deadly tornado hit Georgia. The TTP was officially withdrawn. Mexico City Policy was reinstated. A federal workforce hiring freeze began. T rump blamed fraudulent votes for his loss in the popular vote. US continued support for Egypt was confirmed.

Halts on the proposed Keystone XL and proposed Dakota Access Pipeline were reversed. More protests broke out. The executive branch squelched communications restricting agencies from posting about climate change and orders of a media blackout on the EPA and banned new agency contracts and grants and  we are not even through the first week!

Photo: Benedict Evans/Benedict Evans
PSR-Philadelphia - Climate Change Fact Series

Fact 4. What does the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline have to do with climate change? Drawing attention to the inadequate environmental and cultural impact assessments...

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  If you are attending the resistance rally this Thursday during the Republican retreat in Philadelphia, there will be a  healthcare action  taking place at Thomas Paine Plaza
from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Please consider providing a comment (here) to the 
Environmental Impact Statement to the Army Corps
in regard to the  proposed  Dakota Access Pipeline.

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