It’s going to be big — Will you be there?

It’s going to be big — Will you be there?

Are you planning to attend the Friends General Conference Gathering in early July? Or do you want to come to southeastern Pennsylvania during that time? If so, we have an exciting invitation for you! On Wednesday, July 3rd, during FGC Gathering, we’re joining up with allies and partners for a major action at Vanguard’s headquarters. We…

A new area of the campaign, a new call to action

A new area of the campaign, a new call to action

If you’ve been with us for a while, you know that Vanguard is the world’s largest investor in the fossil fuels polluting communities today and threatening all of our futures. You also know that Vanguard is not doing enough to take responsibility for the impact of its investments. And you know there’s an international campaign…

Finding an outlet for my commitment to environmental justice

Finding an outlet for my commitment to environmental justice

By Emily Kerimian Before my sophomore year at college, I considered myself a climate and social justice activist, but I had never heard of environmental justice. Following my semester in an Environmental Justice class, where I learned about how polluting industries are often purposely placed in Black and Indigenous communities, which then have to defend…

From youth to elders…

From youth to elders…

Big investors, like Vanguard, are allowing fossil fuel companies to poison us today and set up future generations for climate catastrophe. But we know that, by coming together, we can make powerful corporations start working for a just and livable future. One of the many ways we’ve been channeling our collective power is by pledging to not invest…

Vanguard Supports a Measly 2% of Environmental and Social Shareholder Resolutions

Vanguard Supports a Measly 2% of Environmental and Social Shareholder Resolutions

As one of the largest shareholders in Exxon, Chevron, Marathon, and so many more major polluters, Vanguard has significant power to influence big corporations to do better on climate and environmental justice. Yet, time and time again, Vanguard squanders that opportunity, actively choosing to steer its ship towards climate chaos. So far this year, Vanguard has…

Goodbyes and Welcomes

Goodbyes and Welcomes

Earth Quaker Action Team has a new Director of Strategy and Partnerships!  We’re saying a big thank you to Eileen Flanagan, who joined EQAT’s staff in the autumn of 2021 as Campaign Director and, later, Director of Strategy and Partnerships, for what we knew would be an interim basis. With Eileen’s help, EQAT implemented an increasingly…

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