Seattle Public Schools becomes first in state committed to phasing out fossil fuels by 2040

SEATTLE, WA – Feb 10, 2021 , The Board of Directors for Seattle Public Schools passed a resolution committing the School District to operate on 100% clean and renewable energy by 2040, which requires eliminating all use of fossil fuels in district electricity, heating, cooling, cooking, and transportation. Continue reading

A Blow Against Racism: Washington D.C.’s Football Team Retires the “R” word

July 14, 2020, Washington DC: Yesterday, July 13, 2020, the owners of Washington D.C.’s professional football team finally agreed to change the name of their team after more than 50 years of protest by Indigenous Peoples who consider the team’s name and mascot to be racist, demeaning and offensive. Continue reading