America’s Department of Homeland Security, the Attorney General, the President and legislators have instituted a zero tolerance immigration policy for people at our southern border. Let’s acknowledge that many of these people are women and children seeking asylum from death and most all are running from the chaos and violence
This Summer Solstice is here! To celebrate the light, VAIPL is featuring solar faith communities and congregations across the Commonwealth all summer long. While we lift up and celebrate faith communities that have already gone solar, we hope you and your community will be inspired and informed by their journeys!
Act Now to Stand with a Community Hidden and Erased Dominion has targeted Union Hill in Buckingham County, a historic community founded by former enslaved people, to site its fracked-gas compressor station for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. If the compressor station is built, experts have warned that residents would be in
Governor Northam: Protect Our Streams & Ensure Virginia Protestors Food and Water As people of faith, we have a moral responsibility to work towards ensuring justice for communities and the rest of Creation endangered by the MVP and ACP. It is urgent that we call on Governor Ralph Northam to
Sign a petition to Senator Tim Kaine and Senator Mark Warner to tell them not to weaken the Environmental Protection Agency and climate protections. Urge them to protect the EPA and to support policies that protect our climate and communities.
In response to the Virginia State Water Control Board’s decisions to approve the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines
VAIPL’s Statement in response to the Virginia State Water Control Board’s decisions to approve the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines On Thursday, December 7, the State Water Control Board voted 5-2 to approve the permit for the fracked gas Mountain Valley Pipeline. On Tuesday, December 12, the board voted
The Trump administration’s proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan abdicates our country’s moral responsibility to act to protect the most vulnerable among us. This action will cause additional needless suffering not only for those living in the United States, but across the globe as extreme weather grows increasingly deadly.
Dear Friend of VAIPL, Less than two weeks ago, we witnessed a horrible tragedy unfold in Texas and onthe Gulf Coast. Now thousands are beginning to make their way back to their homes. This past Sunday, on the National Day of Prayer for Harvey victims, folks ofall faiths across the nation prayed for healing and peace after the storm that took thelives of at least 60
Call Governor McAuliffe to tell him to stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline! 804-798-2211 The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is asking for folks to call Governor McAuliffe to stand up to Dominion Energy and stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. VAIPL is encouraging its membership to do the same. The Atlantic Coast Pipeline would
VAIPL’s Statement on the Events in Charlottesville Virginia Interfaith Power & Light’s Board of Directors and members are heartbroken over the events we witnessed this past weekend in Charlottesville. We are deeply troubled by the hatred and violence which led to the senseless death of Heather Heyer, who courageously went