Civic Leadership Institute’s visit to Earthworks

July 9, 2019 • April Urbanowski
On July 3rd, Earthworks hosted 16 high schoolers from the Civic Leadership Institute. The Civic Leadership Institute  is a collaboration between the Civic Education Project, based at Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development, and Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Talented… More »

U.S. House Acts to Protect National Monuments from Uranium Mining

June 27, 2019 • April Urbanowski
On June 25th, the Natural Resources’ subcommittee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing to discuss Uranium mining’s ‘critical’ status and legacy of contamination. This hearing was focused on H.R. 3405, Uranium Classification Act of 2019, introduced by Rep.… More »

New laws put our right to protest at risk

June 20, 2019 • April Urbanowski
Recently, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced a new proposal that protesters who block the construction of crude or natural gas pipelines could face up to 20 years in prison. The current law has a maximum penalty of 20 years in… More »