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  • News | Future First
    We Are About Us Our Roots Who s Involved Allies Sponsors Get Involved Sign Declaration Key Concepts Companion for Political Change Moving Forward Local Actions Events 2014 Congress Event Calendar First Congress Past Events News In the News Connect Contact

    Original URL path: http://futurefirst.us/news/ (2016-04-29)
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  • In the News | Future First
    2015 Highlights of the Women s Congress for Future Generations and Future First Celebrate Generosity on Future First Friday December 4 This is FutureFirstFriday Support a group that lifts up the voices of Women read more The Companion for Political Change Key Outcomes Women s Congress Companion for Political Change Key Outcomes December 2015 we will continue to share experiences and lessons learned from the read more Breast cancer scientific uncertainty and the rise of women s activism A Detective Story Dr Ted Schettler Carolyn Raffensperger with Kaitlin Butler and Ann Manning Organized by Future First the read more A Declaration of the Rights of All Waters During the 2014 Future First Women s Congress participants ratified a Declaration of Rights for Future Generations and a Bill of read more Preparing the Harvest An Update on the Work of the Women s Congress for Future Generations WCFFG Newsletter July 2015 Anger that is motivated by compassion or a desire to correct social injustice and does not seek read more Tar Sands Resistance March June 6 2015 Tar Sands Resistance March June 6th 2015 Noon 4pm Rally at Minnesota State Capitol to Protect Our Water read more Riane Eisler Speaks at

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  • Connect | Future First
    We Are About Us Our Roots Who s Involved Allies Sponsors Get Involved Sign Declaration Key Concepts Companion for Political Change Moving Forward Local Actions Events 2014 Congress Event Calendar First Congress Past Events News In the News Connect Contact

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  • Contact Us | Future First
    Declaration Key Concepts Companion for Political Change Moving Forward Local Actions Events 2014 Congress Event Calendar First Congress Past Events News In the News Connect Contact Us SPREAD THE WORD Donate Contact Us If you have questions comments want to take action in your area or are looking for help connect with us We and future generations need you Join our email list to receive our newsletter and updates Find

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  • Spread the Word | Future First
    the Word Here are ways that you can get involved and help spread the word about Future First and the Women s Congress Attend an upcoming event and bring a friend Share the Declaration of the Rights for All Waters and ask others to join you in signing on Ask one of our leaders to visit with your neighborhood group faith community women s organization etc Make connections who can

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  • Donate | Future First
    distribute the Political Companion a practice tool for participants and others to use in their local communities to safeguard the commons the rivers lakes soil air and other precious natural resources Keep our website engaging current and relevant Underwrite our ongoing outreach and education events Build and grow our grassroots base Your contribution makes a difference give Many Ways to Give Your support for Future First and the Women s Congress for Future Generations will help us ensure this movement this urgent call to care for our planet continues to grow Click the Give button below to give through PayPal Send your check payable to Future First Women s Congress P O Box 50733 Eugene Oregon 97405 Give a gift of stock or give in honor of or in memory of someone important to you by emailing Sherri Seidmon at sseidmon aol com give Become a Sustainer A monthly recurring gift provides reliable support for Future First and the Women s Congress and helps us reduce our fundraising costs Choosing a sustaining gift whether 5 per month 10 per month or 100 per month puts energy behind this work by demonstrating an ongoing commitment You can become a sustainer by

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  • Breast cancer, scientific uncertainty, and the rise of women’s activism | Future First
    news Breast cancer scientific uncertainty and the rise of women s activism A Detective Story Dr Ted Schettler Carolyn Raffensperger with Kaitlin Butler and Ann Manning Organized by Future First the Women s Congress for Future Generations and the Science and Environmental Health Network View the full conversation and clips from the evening here October 21 2015 7pm 9pm Carondelet Center Sisters of Saint Joseph 1890 Randolph Ave St Paul MN 55105 Free and Open to the Public About the event Up until the late 1990 s health decisions were made like most other science based decisions you waited for scientific certainty then you acted This approach seemed to work for problems considered to have a single cause and a single effect for example vitamin C deficiency causing scurvy or a virus causing polio By the 1980s it was obvious that waiting for scientific certainty wasn t working for the emerging problems of the 21st century These problems were characterized by long delays between cause and effect many insignificant causes adding up to a big effect and the ominous rise of chronic diseases like diabetes asthma and cancer Breast cancer is a case in point Over the course of one

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  • 2015 Highlights of the Women’s Congress for Future Generations and Future First | Future First
    owners from one of our allies MN350 I noticed a reference to Canadian law that requires early and informed consent to all parties who will be affected by pipeline abandonment Because I m studying the Companion for Political Change that phrase leapt out at me I was then able to use the knowledge I ve gained to incorporate that important information into the letter to landowners Barbara Draper Participant in Companion for Political Change Study Group In first quarter 2016 we will publish the Companion for all of you to download and use in your communities Though President Obama rejected the Keystone Pipeline the proposed Bakken Pipeline from North Dakota through South Dakota Iowa and under the Mississippi River then piped to Texas for export still poses significant threats to our water and soil just as the proposed Sandpiper and Alberta pipelines do in Minnesota and Wisconsin The Women s Congress and our parent organization Science and Environmental Health Network SEHN have been deeply involved in the resistance movement Out of the Future First Women s Congress Carolyn Raffensperger wrote and shared with allies around the country Legal Principles for Mining Fracking and Pipelines Defending our Communities and Future Generations In November Carolyn was granted intervener status and will testify on behalf of Future Generations at the public utility hearings in Iowa on the Bakken Pipeline in December This is the first time that Future Generations have been represented in an executive branch hearing SEHN has been working in this area for over 10 years this groundbreaking work is what makes SEHN and the Women s Congress work so unique We are each of us now part of the ongoing work of imagining and working toward creating the new world we know is possible and resistance to the harm caused

    Original URL path: http://futurefirst.us/articles/2015-highlights-of-the-womens-congress-for-future-generations-and-future-first-re-aligning-the-law-with-justice/ (2016-04-29)
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