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Ally Spotlight: Sustainability Seekers

What is Sustainability Seekers all about? I was not a member of PUCC when Sustainability Seekers was formed, but Polly Winkleman, who is our SS co chairman, helped set a Mission Statement which reads: “Recognizing the link between Christian faith…

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Ally Spotlight: St Louis Friends of Bethlehem

close up shot of palestinian flags

Naive Belief, Doubts, Study, Advocacy by Lea Koesterer Like most Americans my age, my impression about the Middle East was based on a fantasy. When we were told that Palestine was “A country without people for a people without a…

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Ally Spotlight: Antajuan Addams Sr., Manager of New Roots Urban Farm 

Invest in Black Farmers! Talking to Antajuan Addams Sr. you can’t help but respond to his keen interest in supporting the community—and especially Black Farmers. Adjacent to the former St Liborius Church (now SK8 Liborius), the New Roots Urban Farm…

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Ally Spotlight – Erica Williams, Healthy Flavor Community Garden and A Red Circle

by Lynn Sableman Today, I had a lovely lunch, on a protected porch, at the bustling Ferguson Brewing Company. It was a short ride from the “Healthy Flavor Community Garden”, where Erica Williams and Louise Collins and I had just…

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Ally Spotlight: Margaret Hermes, Missouri Coalition for the Environment

You have been involved in environmental activities in Missouri for some time, but I understand you are also a fiction writer. Tell us about yourself, and how you came to environmental activism. Did you spend time in nature in your…

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