USA – An expansive movement of landowners, Indigenous water protectors, Black leaders, and climate activists are mobilizing to ensure the Mountain Valley Pipeline is stopped. In the past few months, the pipeline has suffered some severe blows. In November, Indigenous and Black leaders ensured the MVP Southgate extension’s Lambert Compressor Station was stopped, signaling a huge environmental justice victory. In January, the US Court of Appeals stopped MVP from further destroying Jefferson National Forest. In February, the Court stopped MVP from threatened endangered species.
On Thursday, April 7, hundreds will gather on Zoom for ‘We Believe We Will Win: A Rally to Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline,’ bringing together community leaders in Virginia and West Virginia to share how they achieved these wins, what it will take to stop this disastrous pipeline, and how you can help.
WHAT: We Believe We Will Win: A Rally to Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline
WHEN & WHERE: Thursday, April 7 at 7 pm ET/4 pm PT on Zoom
WHO: Community leaders on the frontlines of the Mountain Valley Pipeline fight. Speakers include:
- Karenna Gore, Executive Director, Center for Earth Ethics
- Anita Royston, President, Pittsylvania County NAACP
- Crystal Cavalier-Keck, Co-founder, Seven Directions of Service
- Desiree Shelley Flores, Climate Justice Organizer, Mothers Out Front
- Autumn Leah Crowe, Program Director, West Virginia Rivers
- Russell Chisholm, Co-Chair, Protect Our Water, Heritage, Rights Coalition (POWHR)
- MC: Joshua Vana, Director, ARTivism Virginia
WHY: We believe we will stop this disastrous pipeline. Building on the recent wins, community leaders will share how they achieved these wins, what it will take to stop this pipeline, and how folks can help.