ALERT: Creating Healthy Communities As Part Of Energy\'s Future


The ALERT Project, which consists of scientists, health care professionals, and concerned citizens who have years of experience dealing with the human health and the costs of oil dependency, provides what people want in order to protect their families, homes, land, and health.

ALERT establishes a model that includes a hub of trainers with regional "spokes" in locations at risk of exposure. ALERT's initial projects will focus on tackling fracking and tar sands corridors and Gulf Coast communities damaged by 2010's BP disaster.


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Programs whose purpose is to preserve, protect, and where possible, improve the environment. Biodiversity Programs; Ecosystems

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Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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Lauren Bush Lauren on FEED Projects and World Hunger


Lauren Bush Lauren on FEED Projects and World Hunger

The granddaughter of President George H.W. Bush, Lauren Bush Lauren, she launched the FEED Projects back in 2007 to address world hunger. FEED has contributed over 75 million meals worldwide through consumer goods sales like the “1” bag that feeds one child in school for an entire year for every bag sold.




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