Earth Day Prayer

Earth Day Prayer Michelle Montgomery Dear Mother Earth, On Earth Day, we humbly stand before you asking for your forgiveness for our selfish actions. We, your children have neglected you, damaged your beautiful Earth, and have been creating more problems for any Mother to bear. We stand before you now as the hours are becoming

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What to Do if there is an Attempted US Coup

We are people aligned with various local groups who are concerned that if President Donald Trump loses in the upcoming election he will refuse to concede power even if the results are clear. We are organizing locally, as are thousands of people around the country. We see many warning signs. When asked repeatedly, Trump has

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No Safe Way to Protest

The Reverend David Nui, pastor Nevada City United Methodist Church (Regarding whether we should hold a demonstration for racial justice after violent white supremacists attacked a previous one.) This is a challenging time and we cannot allow the injustices and the violence to dominate our lives and our community. Fear is what the counter-peace protestors

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We are better than this? Are we? by Tracy Pepper

Tracy Pepper is founder and executive director of Color Me Human and a board member of Earth Justice Ministries. Her Other Voices piece, “We are better than this? Are we?”  was published in the Grass Valley Union on August 13, 2020.  It is past time to address racial issues in this County. I have heard

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